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... »
22 July 2014 in Media
Two arts projects in Mayo have secured funding through the Regional Arts Fund for bringing cultural activities to the Strathalbyn and Mount Barker districts.
Strathalbyn Players Inc has secured $5,005 for its Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival, which aims to engage youth from the Strathalbyn area in a series of workshops where they will learn the craft of comedy and performance.
While Adelaide Hills volunteer group, Global Care has secured $3,500 for Makin’ Music, a communi... »
18 July 2014 in Media
Some 1600 premises in Encounter Bay, Port Elliot, Victor Harbor and Waitpinga are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with build preparation work now underway.
In coming weeks, work will be visible in streets as pre-construction activity begins, such as the clearing of Telstra’s pits and ducts, before the fibre-to-the-premises network is built.
Suburbs included in the build preparation sites released today include:
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16 July 2014 in Media
But talking about the Adelaide Hills and roads, it has long been one of the worst bottlenecks in South Australia, driving Hills residents mad as they make their daily trip to and from the city, but as of November, work is going to begin, happily, on the new South East Freeway interchange at Bald Hills Road, and that will reduce the congestion in the fastly growing Mount Barker. Joining us now to discuss this project is ... »