Media Releases

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King will visit Canada and the United States from March 3 to 8 to attend a global mining conference and hold high-level talks on the critical minerals needed to support low-emissions technologies.

The Albanese Government is backing a series of local space projects to help grow Australia’s space industry.  

Joint media release with the Minister for Small Business, the Hon Julie Collins MP

Australian small and medium business owners will today be able to access a new free course in artificial intelligence 101, a development which has been welcomed by the Albanese Labor Government today.

Australian start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can now submit innovative proposals for ideas that address key challenges.

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has placed nickel on the Critical Minerals List, giving nickel companies opportunity to access billions of dollars in Commonwealth funding.

The Albanese Government has awarded $14 million to Powering Australia Limited to establish the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies locally, fulfilling an election commitment.

The Australian Government is strengthening safety legislation to better protect people who work on offshore oil and gas projects in Commonwealth waters.

The Albanese Government is investing more in research and development with $12.6 billion being injected to support Australian know-how this year.

The Albanese Government is securing international supply chains for the critical minerals needed to build renewable energy networks and to support the defence industry.

Following the Government’s interim response to the Safe and Responsible AI in Australia consultation, Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has today announced the establishment of a new Artificial Intelligence Expert Group.