COVID-19 Update Recent Announcements

Apr 20, 2020

Additional information regarding the Australian Government’s COVID-19 measures and support packages is now available.

Updates from the Department of Education, Skills and Employment

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has provided information about the following topics:

Telecommunications relief package

NBN Co will provide $150 million in financial relief to internet providers to assist families and businesses to stay connected through the agreement of telecommunication hardship principles.

Aviation industry support

The Australian Government will support Qantas and Virgin Australia Groups to operate a minimum domestic network.

Support for regional and small publishers

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has brought forward the release of the 2020 round of the Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund. Applications will now open in late April.

 

Reconnecting Regional NSW – Community Events Program

Reconnecting Regional NSW – Community Events Program

People across regional NSW can celebrate their community and reconnect with neighbours and friends at local markets, carnivals, festivals and fairs, thanks to a new $25 million Reconnecting Regional NSW - Community Events Program. Eligible applicants must be local...

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UTS Innovation Leadership Masterclass

UTS Innovation Leadership Masterclass

When: 17 May 2022,  8:30 am - 10:30 amWhere: Online event delivered via Zoom In this first Innovation Leadership Masterclass brought to you by RDA Far South Coast and the SME@UTS program, we focus on how organisations can use innovation methods like design thinking,...

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2022 Heywire Winners Announced

2022 Heywire Winners Announced

Since 1998, Heywire has become a powerful platform for rural youth to share their stories and make a difference in their communities. This year, hundreds of people entered from across Australia. The winners were chosen for “telling it like it is” about life in their...

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