Federal Member for Ballarat, Catherine King has welcomed today’s announcement that Berrybank Wind Farm’s Community Engagement and Benefit Sharing Plan will deliver for communities across Golden Plains. As part of this program, Berrybank Wind Farms is funding the installation of solar panels on community and council buildings and low-income homes across the region. “At a
Analysis released today by the Australian National Audit Office has revealed that 55 per cent of all “regional” grants announced by the Morrison-Joyce Government since 2018 has gone to projects located in the major cities. In total, 3,682 “regional” grants have gone to major city projects, compared to only 309 projects in areas classified as
E&OE TRANSCRIPTRADIO INTERVIEWABC NEWSRADIO WITH GLEN BARTHOLOMEWWEDNESDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2021 SUBJECTS: ANAO report on regional grants to major cities; Building Better Regions Fund rorts; National Integrity Commission. GLEN BARTHOLOMEW, HOST: Catherine King joins us now. Good morning. CATHERINE KING, SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Good morning Glen. HOST: What do you make
The Morrison-Joyce Government’s nearly decade-long neglect of the skills sector has been revealed today as one of the biggest risks to our future infrastructure development. Infrastructure Australia’s Infrastructure Market Capacity report has highlighted the labour shortages in critical skills required for infrastructure projects are expected to have severe impacts. The report outlined that in order to meet