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REGIONAL RAIL FLEET MAINTENANCE FACILITY APPROVED

7 December 2018 The NSW Government has welcomed the planning approval for the new Regional Rail Fleet Maintenance facility at Dubbo, which will deliver an economic boost to the Orana and regional NSW when detailed design and construction starts early next year. In 2015 Transport for NSW carried out a review of the NSW regional rail network to look at…

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REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS REVIEW OFFERS PATH FOR IMPROVEMENT

7 December 2018 A new review into rural and regional telecommunications has shone a light on digital agriculture and a thriving tourism industry. The 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review: Getting it right out there has put forward 10 recommendations to improve access to telecommunications infrastructure, modernise consumer protections and ensure better digital inclusion in the Orana region. The review provides a…

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PACIFIC LABOUR SCHEME TO DELIVER WORKERS FOR THE ORANA REGION

15 October 2018 Director of Orana RDA Megan Dixon has welcomed the recent commencement of the Australian Government initiative the Pacific Labour Scheme which will support labour force shortages in the region. The Pacific Scheme will see businesses in the Orana region and the rest of rural and regional Australia, who are unable to find Australian workers, sponsor people from…

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PROGRAM FOSTERS COBAR CAFE CULTURE

RDA Orana Director for Regional Development Megan Dixon has welcomed the news that Cobar Shire Council has joined the NSW Government’s Easy to do Business program. Announced today by the Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries, the pairing will allow Cobar business people to set up a café, restaurant or small bar in less than 90 days, with the program cutting…