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Revised designs for upgrades to the Great Western Highway at Medlow Bath have been released, following detailed feedback from the Blue Mountains community.

The Morrison Government will provide additional support for New South Wales by allowing childcare services to waive gap-fees for parents keeping their children at home due to current COVID-19 restrictions.

The Morrison and Berejiklian Governments have delivered a further $400 million in funding to support the Hawkesbury recover from the February and March 2021 storms and floods. 

The Australian Government is investing $3.5 million towards the construction of a new bridge at Rouse Road, Rouse Hill under Round Two of the...

Shipbuilding - Getting on with the job

Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne today confirmed that the Competitive Evaluation Processes have now commenced for the Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).

“The Turnbull Government is committed to ensuring Australia has a strong and sustainable shipbuilding industry. We are getting on with the job,’’ Minister Payne said.

“Defence is now conducting an analysis of mature ship designs for each project.

“This approach will enable Government to better understand the options for delivery of these important ADF capabilities.”


I invite all councils, businesses and community groups in Western Sydney to put forward their ideas to increase safety and prevent crime, with...

Speech to Defence Teaming Centre Breakfast - Adelaide, South Australia

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and David, thank you very much for your very generous welcome and to Chris Burns, Jack Mahoney, to the Premier of South Australia, Jay Weatherill, Opposition Leader, Steve Marshall, to Sir Angus Houston, and many other parliamentary representatives and I think Matt Williams is here somewhere, and Senator Nick Xenophon as well. The Senate’s very well represented this morning.

Let me first, before I begin, also acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to their elders past and present.


Senator for Western Sydney, the Hon. Marise Payne, today officially opened the refurbished library and general learning areas at St Therese...