2018 Regional Telecommunications Review, Have Your Say

Minister for Regional Communications, the Hon Bridget McKenzie, has announced the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review that will examine communication issues in regional, rural and remote areas across Australia. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee is convened every three years. As part of the review, the committee will: – consider how regional communities can maximise the…

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COMMEMORATING ANZAC DAY LOCALLY

The Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum is encouraging the Murray community to reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who have served our nation on Anzac Day 2018, which marks the 100th anniversary of the last year of the First World War. Mr Drum says more than 20 services will be…

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GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS NATIONAL PIANO AWARD

The Australian Government is providing $50,000 to support the 2018 Australian National Piano Award, which is acclaimed for its standard of excellence. Held every two years in Shepparton, Victoria the Award showcases the great classical piano talent of young Australians and their technical mastery. The event will be held from 3-8 September 2018 under the…

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Improved mobile coverage for Murray

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Federal Member for Murray, the Hon Damian Drum MP have announced the outcomes for the Murray electorate from the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. This announcement delivers on the Coalition’s commitment to address the coverage issues identified at Katunga…

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Another win for the Murray region

–  Final group of projects announced for the Murray region under the Regional Jobs and Investment Packages–  $9.2 million will flow to 11 projects, finalising the $19.9 funding commitment to the Goulburn Valley–  Package forms part of the Coalition Government’s commitment to creating jobs and diversifying the national economy in regional Australia Murray businesses are…

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DRUM HITS OUT AT WEAK LABOR ANNOUNCEMENT

Member for Murray Damian Drum MP has hit out at the Victorian state government’s recent so-called initiative on Shepparton passenger rail services. “Without doubt, Shepparton passenger rail continues to be the most ignored and abandoned rail service of anywhere in Victoria. “There is a population catchment of around 100,000 people who would use the passenger…

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