Media Releases

The Morrison Government has awarded $30 million to support early works on Australian Industrial Power’s (AIP) Port Kembla gas-fired power station as it progresses to Final Investment Decision.

I am honoured to serve as the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction. I thank the Prime Minister for this appointment.  

Energy Ministers have agreed to reappoint Mr Drew Clarke AO PSM FTSE to the position of Chair of the Board of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for a second term of four years.

The Morrison Government has developed an Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) method to credit abatement from new carbon capture and storage projects.

It is an honour to have today been given the added portfolio responsibility of Science and Technology by the Prime Minister.

Joint media release with Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction the Hon Angus Taylor MP

The Morrison Government has committed $250 million to a new program that will turbocharge the development of commercial-scale carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) projects and hubs across Australia and create up to 1,500 jobs.

Joint media release with Minister for Resources and Water the Hon Keith Pitt MP

The Morrison Government has committed $250 million to a new program that will turbocharge the development of commercial-scale carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) projects and hubs across Australia and create up to 1,500 jobs.

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham and the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Morrison Government is safeguarding Australia’s sovereign capability to produce vital nuclear medicines by launching a $30 million project to design a new world-leading manufacturing facility to be built at Lucas Heights in Sydney.

Joint media release with the Tasmanian Minister for Primary Industries and Water Minister, Guy Barnett

The Morrison and Gutwein governments have announced $5 million in federal funding for the South Arm Recycled Water Pipeline as part of the $108 million National Water Grid Connections funding pathway. 

Australia’s resources and energy exports are forecast to earn a record $349 billion for 2021-22, with a strong recovery for coal and despite lower iron ore prices and the ongoing impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic.