Media Releases

Joint media release with the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, the Hon Keith Pitt MP
The Morrison Government is supporting the development of a mining and processing project that could bring hundreds of jobs and local business opportunities to regional communities in Western Australia.

Joint media release with the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, the Hon Keith Pitt MP
The Morrison Government is supporting development of a major potash production and export project in a remote part of Western Australia’s Pilbara, expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the region.

Australia’s position as a global critical mineral supplier will be further enhanced through a new dataset developed in partnership with the United States and Canada.

The Morrison Government has today released for public consultation a draft carbon capture and storage (CCS) method for the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

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.