Media Releases

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to hit a record $310 billion in 2020-21 and be even stronger in the 2021-22 financial year at $334 billion on the back of strong demand for iron ore, base metals and new technology-related commodities.

The Morrison Government is supporting Australian manufacturers to innovate and grow, with $55 million in grants awarded to 86 businesses across the country under round two of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF).

Joint media release with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

Energy consumers are sharing in almost a billion dollars in electricity savings thanks to the Morrison Government’s strong action to reduce electricity prices.

The Morrison Government’s emissions reduction schemes are on track to drive down Australia’s emissions by as much as 57 million tonnes in 2021, according to the Clean Energy Regulator’s latest Quarterly Carbon Market Report.

The Morrison Government is committed to putting Australian energy consumers first, while ensuring households and businesses can continue to access the energy they need at an affordable price.

The Morrison Government’s new measures to lock in the future of the refining sector, keep petrol prices low and protect jobs have passed the Australian Parliament. 

Following a more than 40-year search to deliver a storage facility for waste largely associated with nuclear medicine production, the Parliament has today passed important supporting legislation.

The Morrison Government has today released a discussion paper on the design of an Australian hydrogen Guarantee of Origin certification scheme for consultation.

The Morrison Government has released Australia’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) Action Plan to help accelerate the development and adoption of AI technologies.

An Australian innovation that will help protect mothers and babies during childbirth is one of eight projects to share in $3.2 million in funding from the Morrison Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation grants program.