Last week The Hon. Member for Page Mr Kevin Hogan arranged a meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary for Communications, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP. At the meeting, RDA-NR CEO Kimmaree Thompson outlined a business case for and strategy to fast-track business access to commercial-grade broadband in the Northern Rivers. The paper outlines how lack of infrastructure – in particular slow upload speeds – is holding back businesses in the region;...
Not-for-profit organisations in the Clarence can now apply for financial help through Clarence Valley Council’s Community Initiative Program (CIP).
iPledg (Queensland) is holding two workshops on CrowdFunding for anyone who wants to learn more about this new online way to raise funds for projects.
The Legendary Pacific Coast (TLPC) has announced a $417,500 international marketing campaign to promote the route to the USA and Canada, UK, Europe, Greater China, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Waste Less, Recycle More is the largest waste and recycling funding initiative in Australia: a five-year $465.7 million program to transform waste and recycling in NSW. Funding programs under the initiative are designed to stimulate new investment in innovative approaches to improve the way that we view and manage waste across NSW. Environment Minister Robyn Parker said that each year close to 1.6 million tonnes of commercial and industrial...
Check out the latest workshops and events at Mullumbimby Community Garden. There’s something for everyone, from 3 hours on Keeping Bees with Scott Harrow to a 6 week Basic Permaculture for Mums and Bubs with Sharon Gibson. Some events are free, some have a nominal charge. More information: http://sustainfood.com.au/whats-on/ ...
The Australian Government is consulting industry and the public on key factors that should be considered for a new broadband regulatory framework.
Lismore Councillors have launched a Facebook page to elicit support for its bid to host a Jamie Oliver ‘Pop-up Ministry of Food’.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is seeking public comment on draft changes to two chemical fact sheets in the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011).
The Australian Government is consulting on changes to the Farm Management Deposits (FMD) scheme to raise the off-farm income threshold and eliminating the tax consequences of withdrawing and immediately redepositing FMDs.
Last modified: 17 February 2014 at 4:00 pm