Media Releases

Joint media release with the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP, the Treasurer the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, and the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment the Hon Dan Tehan MP
The Morrison Government today approved a $1.25 billion loan through the Critical Minerals Facility to Australian company Iluka Resources, to develop Australia’s first integrated rare earths refinery in Western Australia.

Joint media release with Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP and Minister for Health and Aged Care the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Morrison Government is supporting new local jobs in Australia’s innovative medical sector and investing to secure local manufacturing of life-saving medicines. 

Australia’s resources and energy export earnings are forecast to surge to a record high $425 billion for 2021-22. 

Joint media release with the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Premier of Tasmania the Hon Peter Gutwein and Tasmanian Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction the Hon Guy Barnett

The Morrison Government is unlocking Tasmania’s renewable energy powerhouse potential and thousands of new jobs through a significant new Commonwealth investment in the Marinus Link electricity interconnector and Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation project. 

Joint media release with the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia the Hon David Littleproud MP

The Liberal National Government is ensuring Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) native forest regeneration projects do not adversely impact agricultural production and regional communities. 

Decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour is set to enter its next significant stage, Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said today.

The Morrison Government is investing $44 million to establish four Artificial Intelligence and Digital Capability Centres. 

As part of our plan for a stronger future, the Morrison Government is committed to ensuring the long-term future of the nation’s water, resources and energy sector, which is forecast to contribute a record $379 billion in exports this financial year.

The Morrison Government is establishing Australia’s first ever national space mission as part of our plan for a stronger future. This is an historic investment that will strengthen our sovereign capability as well as grow the sector and create hundreds of new jobs.

As part of the Morrison Government’s plan for a stronger future, the 2022-23 Budget is creating highly-skilled jobs, backing traditional Australian industry while building new clean energy industries, securing reliable and affordable energy, and putting Australia on track to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.