Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

The lastest advice regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Australian Government can be found below. You can download a PDF version of this advice by clicking here. The best way to help prevent the spread of coronavirus is to simply practice good hygiene, including washing your hands frequently, and covering any coughs or sneezes. You…

Workshops on new regional visas, DAMA discussion

Our region is hosting workshops this month on new regional visas for business, focusing on health, transport, manufacturing, horticulture, agriculture, and other industry. Regional visas can help provide workforce options for your busines where positions cannot be filled by Australian workers. The agriculture session will feature information on the new Horticulture Industry Labour Agreement recently introduced…

2019-20 Volunteer Grants

Expressions of interest for the 2019-20 Volunteer Grants Program have now closed. Volunteer Grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers as well as to encourage and increase participation in volunteering. The grants provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. Grant details Grants can be…

Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program (Round 2)

Applications have closed for the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development  Program (Round 2) Grants. Applications closed on February 20, 2020. The objective of this $15 million program is to allow the 31 eligible communities to undertake economic development projects that will enable them to respond to the impact of water recovery activities under the Murray-Darling Basin…