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REGIONAL TOURISM RECOVERY PACKAGE – BUDGET INITIATIVE

Additional details on eligible regions and allocation of funding for the Regional Tourism Recovery initiative can be located at https://www.austrade.gov.au/Australian/Tourism/Tourism-and-business/recovery-for-regional-tourism.

 

SUPPORT FOR THE AVIATION SECTOR – BUDGET INITIATIVE

Guidelines and further information for the Regional Airline Network Support program can be accessed at: https://www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=760EC61B-D358-72D7-4BD2771AEF5C601C

Further information on the Regional Airline Funding Assistance as part of the $1 billion COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund which is supporting the Domestic Aviation Network Sector program is available at: https://www.grants.gov.au/?event=public.GO.show&GOUUID=6A82C435-E9E9-E6C5-4984945FF53D0391

 

DIGITAL BUSINESS PLAN – BUDGET INITIATIVE

The Morrison Government is investing almost $800 million to enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies to grow their businesses and create jobs as part of our economic recovery plan as part of a JobMaker Digital Business Plan.

The JobMaker Digital Business Plan includes:

  • $256.6 million to develop a Digital Identity system
  • $419.9 million for the Modernising Business Registers (MBR) program
  • $28.5 for the Consumer Data Right to the banking and energy sectors
  • $29.2 million to accelerate rollout of 5G
  • $22.2 million to expand the Australian Small Business Advisory Service – Digital Solutions program
  • $11.4 million for a new regulatory technology commercialisation initiative
  • $9.6 million to support fintechs
  • $6.9 million for two blockchain pilots
  • $5.9 million to boost Australia’s influence on international standards
  • $3.6 million towards mandating the adoption of electronic invoicing by 1 July 2022 for all Commonwealth government agencies
  • $2.5 million to connect workers and small and medium sized businesses to digital skills training.

The Digital Business Plan is part of the Government’s economic recovery plan to grow the economy and create jobs and supports the Government’s goal for Australia to be a leading digital economy and society by 2030.

The full media release is available here.

HELPING TO BOOST RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE – BUDGET INITATIVES

The link to the transcript of the Deputy Prime Minister’s address at the Regional Australia Institute is available at https://minister.infrastructure.gov.au/mccormack/speech/transcript-address-regional-australia-institute








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