Regional Development Australia - Wheatbelt
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BBRF Round 5 - Now Open

Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) - Round 5. To be eligible, applicants must be an incorporated not-for-profit, local government agency or body, or non-distributing co-operative. Grants cover 50% or more of eligible project costs. The round ha…

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Additional $80 million for Wheatbelt Transport Project

The Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network (WSFN) group is pleased at the recent Federal budget announcement of an additional $80 million for the WSFN project. 
With an original budget of over $500 million to upgrade the Secondary Freight Network to be 'fit for purpose', this ongoing project is progressing well.
Congratulations to the members of the WSFN group, most of whom are volunteers, who are committed to this huge initiative.

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RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission

RDA Wheatbelt recently prepared a submission to the Productivity Commission for the Issues Paper on the  ‘Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation’. RDA Wheatbelt submitted a number of recommendations including, that the scope and objectives of the Universal Service Obligation should be extended to include internet and mobile phone services and that there is a need for continued Government intervention in wholesale pricing and subsidisation of services to the disadvantage sectors of the Wheatbelt population and the business sector. Download the RDA Wheatbelt Telecommunications Submission.

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