Media Releases

The agency charged with delivering a facility to safely store Australia’s radioactive waste, currently spread over more than 100 locations, has its first Chief Executive Officer following a global recruitment search.

Joint media release with Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP

The Morrison Government will act in a practical, responsible way to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 while preserving Australian jobs and generating new opportunities for industries and regional Australia.
 

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

Australian students are set to benefit from a new $14.9 million Morrison Government education initiative designed to boost cyber security skills and prepare them for future careers in cyber security.

Joint media release with Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries the Hon Jonno Duniam, and Member for Gippsland the Hon Darren Chester MP

The Morrison Government is delivering on an election commitment to make it easier for plantation and farm forestry projects to generate carbon credits under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and access the $2 billion Climate Solutions Fund.

Today the Prime Minister appointed me to Cabinet as the Minister for Resources and Water. 

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

The Morrison Government is continuing to increase the nation’s cyber security capability and build career pathways to get more Australians into jobs, with applications for more than $60 million in grant funding opening today.

One month after the largest earthquake to hit south-eastern Australia in more than 200 years, small aftershocks are still being recorded by Geoscience Australia’s National Earthquake Alerts Centre (NEAC).

Australia’s energy prices fell over the past three months despite surging international gas prices.

Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) continues to deliver strong results with a further 6.8 million tonnes of carbon abatement sold through the latest auction in October.

Consultations have opened today on national reforms that will support the next steps in the roll-out of hydrogen, biomethane and other renewable gases to be used in Australia’s gas networks.