FARMERS URGED TO ACCESS DROUGHT FUNDS

Earlier this year, Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz secured access to the Drought Communities Support Initiative (DCSI) cash support scheme for farmers and is calling on producers to apply and access $3,000 in payments. The DCSI is available to primary producers in the Scenic Rim and is being distributed by the Salvation Army. “We…

ROSI outlook for regional road-building jobs

Investment in key inland freight corridors is poised to boost road construction jobs for regional Queensland communities. Works to seal roads, build overtaking lanes, upgrade intersections and improve safety will start sooner under an agreement reached between the Australian and Queensland Governments on 22 jointly-funded regional roads projects worth $185 million. Deputy Prime Minister and…

Federal funding to fix 33 black spots in WA

Thirty-three dangerous crash sites in Western Australia will be fixed under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program over the next 12 months. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said WA would receive $15.4 million under the program’s 2020-21 funding round. “Safer roads save lives. This…