Media Releases

Trade measurement inspectors from the National Measurement Institute (NMI) will run a week-long audit of licensed premises starting today, checking the sale of beer and prescribed spirits at more than 300 venues across the country.

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt has thanked Whitehaven Coal for its commitment to assist the Australian Government’s humanitarian support to Ukraine in the wake of the brutal Russian invasion.

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt has welcomed the major joint venture investment announcement by Esso to expand gas supply from the Gippsland Basin offshore Victoria.

Joint media release with the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction the Hon Angus Taylor MP​​​​​​​ and Member for O'Connor Mr Rick Wilson MP

A new critical minerals mine and processing plant in Kalgoorlie will be given Major Project Status in a move by the Morrison Government to streamline approvals and coordination and bring thousands of jobs to the Eastern Goldfields region.

Joint media release with the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Resources and Water the Hon Keith Pitt MP and Member for O'Connor Mr Rick Wilson MP

Joint media release with the Minister for Health and Aged Care the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Morrison Government is securing the development of life-saving cancer drugs right here at home, while supporting new local jobs in Australia’s innovative, world-leading medical sector. 

Australia’s carbon markets broke new records in growth in renewables and carbon offsets in 2021.

Joint media release with Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP
As part of our plan for a stronger future, the Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to
support the growth of Australia’s critical minerals sector, announcing a package of measures to help
unlock the industry’s significant potential.

Joint media release with the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP

​​​​​​​Australia’s critical minerals sector and the job-creating industries that rely on it are being supercharged under the Morrison Government’s $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

Joint media release with the federal member for Gippsland the Hon Darren Chester MP

The Australian Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), will finance up to $8.5 million in a joint venture with Octopus Australia to develop a renewable energy park in Gippsland.