Regional revival promised

THE Federal government is planning to have its $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund up and running next year, promising “more jobs, better infrastructure and a stronger economy” for regional Australians. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

$1.1 million grant swipe

THE loss of government support through the Supplementary Road Funding and two Financial Assistance Grant instalments will leave a large hole in council budgets across the state. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Home hopes

Calls for an extension to affordable housing program AUSTRALIA’S peak community sector body and leading housing groups called on the Federal Government to commit to continuing the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS). Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Roseworthy row

State Government sticks to its guns on town expansion Terry Williams reports THE expansion of Roseworthy is developing into a war of words between supporters of a major 26,000 home development and the State Government, which has decreed 2000 homes is enough. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Wait on cash confirmation

Government advances grants for local council projects LOCAL councils are cautious of the State government announcement of funding for council projects ahead of the election in March. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Smaller town expansion won’t harm farms

State government moves to protect primary production property on the plains THE State Government has moved to protect prosperous horticulture and agriculture land around Roseworthy, threatened by a massive proposed expansion of the town. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Our pasture seeds to be preserved

The State government is sending Australia’s first consignment of pasture seeds to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway as part of the worldwide campaign to preserve plant species important to mankind’s survival. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com