Media Releases

Australia has joined other nations to strengthen cooperation on global supply chains. Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic joined a virtual ministerial forum, hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, to discuss collective long-term strategies to build supply chain resilience. 

The Australian Government's annual stocktake of the nation’s energy resources has confirmed Australia's status as a global energy powerhouse.

Joint media release with Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell
Australia has joined an international partnership that seeks to develop and secure global supply chains for critical minerals that are crucial to clean energy technology and the global transition to clean energy.

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence the Hon Richard Marles MP

The Defence Innovation Hub has awarded its largest contract to date to Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to develop advanced respiratory protective equipment for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Joint media release with Minister for Climate Change and Energy the Hon Chris Bowen MP

CSIRO and AEMO’s GenCost 2021-22 report released today confirmed that wind and solar are the cheapest source of electricity generation and storage in Australia. 

Australia’s significant contribution to security, safety and public health in our region and around the world were showcased today at ANSTO’s Lucas Heights campus, the home of Australia’s nuclear capabilities. 

The Australian Government has proposed an extension of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) until 2030 to ensure the mechanism can be available to help secure ongoing domestic gas supplies to the next decade.

Australia and India have strengthened cooperation on development of critical minerals projects and supply chains following a meeting between Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King and her Indian counterpart, the Honourable Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Shri Pralhad Joshi.

The fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is driving continued strong demand for Australian resources and energy as many Western nations move away from Russia to find alternative sources of supply.

The Albanese Government has today released the December 2021 Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory.