2017 Trainee of the Year Taking an opportunity pays off for 2017 NSW Trainee of the Year When Madison Coelli first left school, the path towards her future seemed unclear. “I took the traineeship through GetSet at Southern Cotton thinking it...
Want to make life better for young people in your community?
The FRRR (Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal) ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants are now open, with grants of $10,000 available to implement youth-developed ideas.
Groups can apply for seed funding to adopt one of seven ideas, which tackle issues including beating drug addiction, access to health care and supporting Indigenous culture. Applications are open now and close May 14.
Did you hear? Bomen Solar Farm outside of Wagga Wagga has been acquired by ASX listed Spark Infrastructure.
This development will bring a large workforce together in the region, to develop 250 Hectares of Solar.
In addition to this great news for clean energy, Westpac and Spark Infrastructure are partnering to provide a comprehensive community benefit package.
The Member for Riverina and Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, congratulated Renew Estate on reaching the financial close milestone.
“It’s a great example of confidence in the region and will be a shot in the arm for the local economy, creating some 250 jobs during peak construction and providing for $1 million in community benefits over a decade, including STEM scholarships and environmental projects.
“And it demonstrates yet again that regional Australia is at the leading edge of technology and capable of hosting big projects which have statewide and national benefits.”