Telecommunications boost for Durack

Residents of Durack will soon be better connected following successful applications for funding mobile blackspot and broadband upgrades under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program. Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie, said the projects form part of the Coalition Government’s continuing roll-out of the $257 million Regional Connectivity Program (RCP). The $30 million in…

Labor’s domestic violence budget announcement falls short

The Opposition has welcomed a State Government commitment of additional funding to combat domestic violence but said there is more to be done. Opposition Leader Mia Davies said Labor’s announcement missed an opportunity to support established services like DVassist, an organisation offering support for regional victims of family and domestic violence. “Likewise, we know that…