Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Riverina Michael McCormack has delivered further financial relief for Bland Shire as part of a comprehensive drought relief package announced last week.
The joint venture of Fulton Hogan and SMEC, including local worker have begun construction of the $75 million Capricorn Highway duplication.
The 4th International Driverless Vehicle Summit outlined leading government automated vehicle programs and car manufacturing case studies in the US, while announcing an Australian-first driverless vehicle trial.
Parkes is set to be the epicentre of regional growth and opportunity with the opening of the $35 million Parkes Logistics Terminal by Pacific National.
Expressions of Interest for the first round of business cases under the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program are closing soon.