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An extra $4.433m for better Wentworth roads

Local roads and streets in Wentworth will receive an extra $4.433 million for vital road upgrades through the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery Programme over the next two years.

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3rd July 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases, Speeches

ABC Board Statement on Q&A

The ABC Board’s Statement concerning the Q&A program of the 22nd of June shows that the Directors have met, considered the issues relating to that program in the light of their statutory responsibilities and taken some action. I welcome their associated decision to initiate an independent review of Q&A to be undertaken by the former Managing Director of SBS, Mr Shaun Brown and the distinguished television journalist, Mr Ray Martin.

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1st July 2015  |  Comments  |  Blog, Media Releases

Mobile Black Spot Programme to deliver almost 500 new or upgraded base stations

The Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Programme will deliver almost 500 new or upgraded mobile base stations around Australia – 429 Telstra base stations and 70 Vodafone base stations.

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25th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Federal Government commits $60 million to round 2 of mobile black spot program

The Federal Government will commit $60 million for Round 2 of the successful Mobile Black Spot Programme, with funding available over a two year period from 1 July 2016.

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25th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

A future-focused regulator for the communications market

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority to ensure the regulator is able to effectively deal with challenges arising from a rapidly changing communications sector.

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12th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Celebrating World Environment Day with 100,000 trees for 100,000 kids

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has celebrated World Environment Day by supporting the One Tree Per Child initiative with a tree-planting ceremony at Bondi Beach.

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5th June 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

$1 million to restore Bondi Pavilion

The historic Bondi Pavilion on Bondi Beach will receive $1 million under the Australian Government’s Protecting National Historic Sites programme.

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28th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Keeping our community secure

Keeping our country safe and secure is the highest responsibility of the Federal Government and increased funding in the Budget will strengthen our capacity to do so.

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27th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Budget doubles road funding for Wentworth

Wentworth is getting a boost from the Federal Government’s record $50 billion investment in road and transport infrastructure, with Roads to Recovery funding doubling in the 2015 Budget.

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20th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Jobs for families package delivers choice for Wentworth

The 2015 Budget delivers a $4.4 billion Jobs for Families package to give Wentworth parents more choice and opportunity to work.

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14th May 2015  |  Comments  |  Media Releases