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The Hon Christian Porter MP

The Morrison Government is supporting the resources and critical minerals sector with almost $50 million in funding for projects that will help grow Australian businesses and create new jobs.

The Morrison Government is supporting Australian manufacturers with $7.1 million in funding to help them commercialise innovative products and take them to the world.

Opportunities have now opened for local businesses to get involved in construction of the world’s largest radio telescope project – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) – in WA’s Mid-West region.

The Morrison Government continues to support the growth of Australia’s civil space sector, with Commonwealth approval granted for a second rocket launch facility licence in South Australia.

Joint media release with the Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Morrison Government is continuing to deliver on key commitments from Australia’s $1.67 billion Cyber Security Strategy 2020, releasing today a discussion paper consulting on reforms to strengthen the cyber security of Australia’s digital economy.

Demonstrating how blockchain technology can support supply chain solutions and help to ease regulatory burdens are the aims of two new pilot projects funded by the Morrison Government.

Doorstop to announce funding for innovative medical product manufacturing businesses under the Morrison Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

The Morrison Government is investing more than $36 million in innovative medical product manufacturing projects to help keep Australians safe from COVID-19 and reduce our reliance on overseas suppliers of vital medications.

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, and the Premier of South Australia, the Hon Steven Marshall MP

South Australia is set to be home of a new high-tech pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, thanks to a $20 million funding package from the Morrison Government that will also deliver hundreds of new jobs for the state.

Joint media release with Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP 

The Morrison Government is backing domestic hydrogen research, development and demonstration (RD&D) capability to advance Australia’s clean hydrogen industry.

The Hon Michelle Landry MP

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt

Reforms to speed up investment approvals for the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) that will turbo-charge job and economic opportunities across the north have been introduced into Federal Parliament this week.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt

The Coalition Government is continuing to bolster local industry with the financial close of a $24 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan to Signature Onfarm that will secure the expansion of the beef industry in central Queensland.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt

A major salt and potash fertiliser project in Western Australia creating hundreds of jobs and boosting economic growth in the Pilbara will go ahead with $450 million support from the Federal Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt.

New Coalition Government reforms will allow the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to commit up to half a billion dollars from its total budget to equity investments that will further speed up new job and economic opportunities throughout the north.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt gave the opening address to the sixth annual Developing Northern Australia conference in Rockhampton today, which brings together governments, industry and researchers to discuss ways to drive economic growth and resolve challenges that impede development in northern Australia.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt and Senator for the Northern Territory Dr Sam McMahon

The Northern Territory shiplift project has met a major milestone and reached the contractual close for its $300 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to finance the project.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt.

The Morrison-McCormack Government is committed to its long-term vision of developing northern Australia.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt, and Senator for the Northern Territory Sam McMahon.

A Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan to one of Australia’s most successful barramundi farms is set to deliver a major economic and jobs boost to Northern Territory local economy.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt

The Coalition Government is investing more than $4 billion in northern Australia to create jobs and stimulate economic opportunities as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt, Minister for Education Dan Tehan, Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch, and Senator for Queensland Susan McDonald.

The Coalition Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is set to play a vital role in supporting CQUniversity Australia (CQU) through the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

A world-first company cultivating a special seaweed to reduce livestock emissions has been given $1 million from the Morrison Government to scale up production.

Joint media release with the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, the Hon Keith Pitt MP

The Morrison Government continues to strengthen the nation’s critical minerals sector, with support for two large job creating projects in the Northern Territory.

The Morrison Government is supporting Australia’s manufacturers to turn their good ideas into world-beating realities that create more local jobs, with a new $30 million fund.

The Morrison Government is supporting female entrepreneurs to build their businesses, take on global markets and create local jobs, with the opening of a new $11.6 million funding round under the Boosting Female Founders Initiative.

Joint media release with the Assistant Minister for Industry Development, Senator the Hon Jonno Duniam

The Morrison Government’s game-changing investment to super-charge manufacturing and grow jobs is now open to local businesses, with applications sought under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).

Joint media release with the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, the Hon Keith Pitt MP

The Morrison Government is leveraging Australia’s world-leading critical mineral and resources sector to create more jobs and economic opportunities for manufacturing businesses with the release of a new ten year plan.   

Doorstop to announce the Modern Manufacturing Initiative and launch of the Critical Minerals Processing and Resources Technology road map.

Joint media release with the Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education, the Hon Andrew Gee MP

The Morrison-McCormack Government is helping Aussie businesses to grow and create jobs, with support for industry and researchers to work together – including in regional Australia.

The Morrison Government is backing Australia’s medical products manufacturers to grow and create new jobs, with applications for projects in the sector opening under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).

Joint media release with the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Dan Tehan MP

Ties between the Australian and UK space industries have been strengthened with the signing of a new arrangement to increase connection, exchange and investment.

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Interview discusses skills reform agenda, ABS labour force figures for September and HomeBuilder

Interview discusses the latest unemployment data.

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash delivered a speech at the launch of the My Business Health portal.

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash delivered a speech to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting.

Interview discusses wage subsidies, the creation of 100,000 apprenticeship and traineeships, and interstate travel/border restrictions.

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash delivered a speech to the launch the 'Go Local First' campaign.

Interview discusses apprenticeship wage subsidy for Australians; WA border closures

The Morrison Government is investing in apprenticeships, skills and training to help people get a job as part of our COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan to rebuild our economy and to secure Australia’s future.

Interview discusses funding for an additional 100,000 apprenticeships and traineeships.

As part of its $800 million JobMaker Digital Business Plan, the Morrison Government is encouraging and supporting more Australian small businesses to digitise, so they can compete, succeed and create job opportunities as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.