RURAL AND REGIONAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Safety fencing installed around fire-damaged buildings

  • July 19, 2021
  • FENCiT
Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said...

New playground for Macquarie Lions Park, Dubbo

  • July 19, 2021
  • FENCiT
Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) will continue its successful Playground Improvement Program by installing a new inclusive playground in Macquarie Lions Park, Dubbo. The new and improved play space will replace...

NSW Coronial Inquiry into 2019-20 bushfire season

  • July 12, 2021
  • FENCiT
The NSW State Coroner is conducting a series of coronial inquests and inquiries relating to the 2019‑20 NSW bushfire season. Bega Valley Shire Mayor, Councillor Russell Fitzpatrick said while there...

$283 million for NSW bushfire recovery projects

  • June 30, 2021
  • FENCiT
NSW communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires will benefit from $283 million in funding for 195 projects through Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund. Minister...

Disaster assistance following storms and floods in NSW

  • June 25, 2021
  • FENCiT
Disaster recovery assistance is now available to Bega Valley Shire, Eurobodalla Shire, Shoalhaven City and Wingecarribee Shire following severe storms in May. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded...

Digital grants back health of Victorian farm businesses

  • June 23, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government is working alongside farmers to ensure they are at the forefront of agriculture’s digital revolution with a new state-wide program. Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas launched the...

VFF calls for storm assistance

  • June 23, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) wrote to the Victorian Government last week urging them to provide assistance to farmers recovering from the June storm and flood event. VFF President Emma...

$12 million in flood recovery projects for North Queensland

  • June 23, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Australian Government is continuing its commitment to flood recovery in North Queensland by providing $12 million for locally identified projects to help the 14 Local Government Areas most affected...

Disaster Assistance Extended Following Storms and Floods in NSW

  • June 22, 2021
  • FENCiT
Disaster recovery assistance has been extended to a further 10 local government areas following the severe storms and floods in New South Wales that occurred during March 2021. The additional...

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