Media Releases

Joint media release with Western Australia Deputy Premier Roger Cook
Construction is commencing on the world’s largest radio telescope today.

The Australian Government has released a discussion paper and opened public consultations on the future of Australia’s critical minerals industry and how the sector can grow to help Australia become a clean energy superpower.

Joint media release with the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Minister for Finance, Senator Katy Gallagher
The Albanese Government has introduced legislation to Parliament to establish the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund, a key election commitment.

Joint media release with Minister for Indigenous Australians the Hon Linda Burney MP.

The Australian Government has secured the ongoing rehabilitation of the Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory, and the gradual return of the site to the Mirarr Traditional Owners, with Parliament passing legislation to continue government oversight of the clean-up project.

Australia has its first female astronaut, with University of New South Wales alumna Dr Meganne Christian selected as part of the European Space Agency’s 2022 astronaut class.

Geoscience Australia has officially opened its new modern laboratory facilities, further strengthening the Government’s long-standing commitment to the sustainable development of Australia’s resources and a low emissions future.

The Albanese Government today announced the independent expert review panel for the Pathway to Diversity in STEM Review as well as the terms of reference.

Joint media release with the Minister for the Environment and Water the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King delivered her first Annual Ministerial Statement to Parliament on the Albanese Government’s vision for Northern Australia.

Joint media release with the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

Leading Australian oceanographer Professor Trevor McDougall has received the $250,000 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, for his pioneering work in understanding the ocean’s role in regulating climate.