30 July 2014 in Media
Just a little earlier I spoke to Jamie Briggs, the Coalition frontbencher and of course minister in the Government, the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure. I started by asking him about these sanctions.
Well, obviously in the Security Council last week we moved for strong action by the international community, given the events of the Malaysian Airlines flight whe... »
29 July 2014 in Infrastructure and Regional Development Media
The Assistant Minister for Infrastructure, Jamie Briggs, says he can't guarantee when the Roads to Recovery funding will become available, and he's condemned Labor for playing politics.
Well, the Labor Party are moving amendments which are inappropriate for the legislation; so we're not going to support them. At the end of the day, why this hasn't passed the Parliament is a matter for... »
25 July 2014 in Media
Nominations for the Australian of the Year Awards 2015 are now open.
Each year, thousands of Mayo residents donate their time and resources to our local community, with little recognition.
Now is the time to acknowledge their generous and selfless contributions.
The Australian of the Year Awards provide all Australians with the opportunity to recognise someone who makes them proud in four categories:
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24 July 2014 in Media
The Australian and South Australian governments are getting on with building the infrastructure for the 21st century with early works on the North-South Corridor Torrens-to-Torrens project set to commence in August.
Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and State Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan today announced the awarding of a $6.8 million contract to local firm Bardavcol Pty Ltd to upgrade the South Road/Ashwin Parade inter... »
23 July 2014 in Media
NBN Co has launched its new satellite support scheme, which will deliver broadband services to Australia’s most remote premises.
NBN Co’s Satellite Support Scheme (NSS) will allow up to 9,000 premises access to a subsidised satellite broadband service until the NBN’s Long Term Satellite Service (LTSS) is made available.
The NSS is similar to the Australian Government’s former Australian Broadband Guarantee (ABG) program and will subsidise approved wholesale satellite p... »