Media Releases

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.

The Morrison Government is investing $2 million in an initiative to support industry to accelerate the development and deployment of low emissions technologies. 

The Morrison Government has appointed Professor Alexander McBratney to the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) for a period of three years.

The Morrison Government has appointed Ms Katherine Vidgen to the Board of the Clean Energy Regulator for a period of three years.

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.

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 Finance Simon Birmingham and Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans

Construction of Australia’s biggest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling plant is progressing at pace, with the Morrison Government providing new finance to ensure it can help meet our ambitious waste reduction targets and support jobs in regional New South Wales.