Media Releases

The Australian Government is taking steps to make it easier for Australian consumers to know where seafood products come from.

Joint media release with the Minister for Climate Change and Energy, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, and Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon Lily D'Ambrosio MP
The Albanese and Andrews Governments today joined Wellington Shire Council, local community members and industry to formally declare the Bass Strait off Gippsland as Australia’s first offshore wind zone.

Demand for materials used in low-emissions technology is helping to drive Australia’s forecast resources and energy export earnings to new highs, on top of ongoing strong global demand and prices for energy.

Australia has joined an international grouping to commit to sustainability and the highest environmental, social and governance standards for the mining and processing of critical minerals.

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has appointed a National Robotics Strategy Advisory Committee to help guide Australia’s strategy for emerging automation technologies.

Joint media release with Treasurer, The Hon Jim Chalmers MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, and the Minister for Resources, the Hon Madeleine King MP

Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon Ed Husic MP
The Albanese Government is taking action to limit the worst impacts of the forecast gas price increases in order to protect Australian households, industry and manufacturers, save jobs, and ensure a stable and well-functioning wholesale gas market with adequate domestic supply at reasonable prices.

Joint media release with Treasurer, The Hon Jim Chalmers MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, and Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon Ed Husic MP

The Albanese Government is taking action to limit the worst impacts of the forecast gas price increases in order to protect Australian households, industry and manufacturers, save jobs, and ensure a stable and well-functioning wholesale gas market with adequate domestic supply at reasonable prices.

The Minister for Industry and Science has welcomed publication of a report on Australia’s silicon industry, which suggests pathways to help the industry develop from mining and processing through to the manufacture and export of photo voltaic (PV) solar panels.

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King will direct the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to provide improved guidance to industry on consultation requirements following the Federal Court judgement in relation to the Barossa offshore gas development. 

The Australian Government will appoint an advocate to help deliver the National Rail Manufacturing Plan, which will help grow local manufacturing of safe, fast and sustainable rail.