Fighting for Our Regional Airport

Member for Mallee Anne Webster has been fighting for funding support for regional airports, and particularly the Mildura Airport, given the vital transport link it provides for the Sunraysia community. “Covid-19 has had a huge impact on all industries and businesses across Mallee, with the aviation industry particularly hard hit. “The Government continues to provide…

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New Covid-19 Payment to Keep Senior Australians in Residential Aged Care Safe

Residential aged care providers will benefit from an additional COVID-19 specific support package totalling $205 million under targeted measures announced today by the Morrison Government. It takes the total COVID-19 specific Federal Government funding for aged care to more than $850 million. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the latest injection of funds was aimed at…

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COVIDSafe FAQ

  CORONAVIRUS CONTACT APP FAQS This Q&A provides details about the coronavirus contact app that has been developed to support our health response to the virus. The app has been created solely as a public health initiative and will allow state and territory health officials to automate and improve what is already done manually. Why…

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AUSTRALIA TO BOOST FUEL SECURITY

The Morrison Government is boosting the nation’s long-term fuel security by taking advantage of dramatic falls in global oil prices and building on our historic agreement with the United States to access their Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Under the new measures, Australia will establish its first Government-owned oil reserves for domestic fuel security. This will…

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Improved mobile coverage for Mallee

More Australians living in Mallee will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison – McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government, the Hon Mark…

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Government to act on southern Murray-Darling Basin water sharing report

The Interim Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources Mick Keelty has presented his report into water sharing arrangements in the southern Basin to the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt. “Mr Keelty’s inquiry focused on the water sharing arrangements in the Murray-Darling Basin and how they work with state water allocation policies”…

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