Minister launches Charles Sturt University grants program

Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie with the Member for Calare, Mr Andrew Gee, have today launched Charles Sturt University’s 2018 Community-University Partnerships Grants program. Through the Community-University Partnerships Grants program, Charles Sturt University provides grants of up to $20,000 to support local cultural, economic and sporting activities,” Mr Andrew Gee said. CSU is…

2018 Regional Telecommunications Review to commence

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has announced the committee who will undertake the next review of telecommunications services in regional, rural and remote areas. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (the Committee) is convened every three years to examine regional telecommunication services. Six members have been appointed to the Committee: Mr Sean Edwards…

Scholarships to improve regional health services

Health professionals in rural and regional Australia wanting to increase their skills are being encouraged to apply for financial support under the Australian Government’s Health Workforce Scholarship Program. Officially launching the program today, Minister for Rural Health, Bridget McKenzie, said the Government was investing $11 million in the scholarships over three years from 2017-18 to…

New base station for Killingworth

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, has welcomed the activation of a new mobile base station at Killingworth in Victoria thanks to the Australian Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. The base station will deliver 21st century mobile coverage spanning the surrounding area, from Ghin Ghin, Molesworth, Homewood, Kerrisdale and parts of Limestone.…