Protecting our national and world heritage icons and key threatened species is the major focus of hundreds of new Green Army projects to be rolled out across Australia in coming months, including projects in Bradfield.
STEPHEN MULLIGHAN: Well, it gives me great pleasure to be here this morning with Federal Major Projects Minister Paul Fletcher to announce both the successful tenderer for the Darlington upgrade project - an important upgrade of our North-South Corridor here in Adelaide.
The tender to construct the $620 million Darlington upgrade project has been awarded to Gateway South - a joint venture between Fulton Hogan and Laing O’Rourke.
Paul Fletcher, Federal Member for Bradfield has congratulated local residents Lauren Brincat and Michelle Cahill on receiving art project grants through the Australia Council’s September core grants program.
Local governments across Australia will have the opportunity to cut their energy bills and reduce emissions as part of a new a $250 million loan package under the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
Motorists will soon be much safer on Australian roads following the signing into law of a new Australian Design Rule (ADR) that will better protect motorists involved in side impact crashes.
The Australian Government will providePhosphate Resources Ltd (PRL) with four sites on Christmas Island for industrial and commercial purposes.
The Australian Government will deliver over two million dollars for erosion mitigation works on Cocos (Keeling) Islands, as well as provide additional grant funding for new projects to support the local community.
The Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Paul Fletcher will travel to Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands from Sunday 13 December to Wednesday 16 December.
Works are well underway on two significant infrastructure projects in Broome, one establishing a Royal Flying Doctor Service base at the Broome International Airport and the other improving road safety at a Black Spot intersection on Cable Beach Road.