9 April 2020
A group of Australian manufacturing companies and engineering firms will work together to produce 2,000 invasive ventilators in Australia as part of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
9 April 2020
Joint media release with the Federal Member for Wide Bay, Llew O'Brien MP.
The Morrison Government is supporting a world-first program, based on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, to help commercialise technology to predict, prevent, fight and manage bushfire emergencies.
4 April 2020
Joint media release with Minister for Health the Hon Greg Hunt MP.
CSIRO’s work to better understand the virus that leads to COVID-19 and test potential vaccines is being given a substantial boost with a $220 million upgrade of its high containment biosecurity research facility in Geelong
31 March 2020
Joint media release with the Premier of South Australia The Hon Steven Marshall MP.
A South Australian packaging manufacturer will begin making millions of surgical masks and respirators from its Adelaide factory in the fight to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
30 March 2020
Joint media release with the Minister for Health the Hon Greg Hunt MP
The Australian Government Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has cut the red tape on the manufacturing of hand sanitiser, whilst maintaining strict safety requirements, to bolster supply in Australia.
24 March 2020
Joint media release with the Minister for Communications, Cyber Security and the Arts the Hon Paul Fletcher MP.
The Morrison Government welcomes the launch of a new website brought together by the technology sector to support Australian businesses with staff working remotely during the COVID-19 outbreak.
23 March 2020
Joint media release with the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash.
From today, the Morrison Government’s business hotline will give more support to small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
23 March 2020
The Federal Government is working closely with Australian industry to further ramp up local manufacturing of hand sanitiser amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
18 March 2020
Making construction in Australia cheaper, without compromising safety or quality, will be the focus of two new industry led research centres being backed by the Morrison Government.
17 March 2020
Joint media release with the Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC
The Federal Government is working with local industry to increase domestic production of medical protective equipment such as surgical face masks, sanitizer, goggles and gowns amid the outbreak of COVID-19.