Media Releases

The Australian Government has developed a public communications campaign to help all Australians understand our world-leading initiatives to cut emissions – and the progress Australia has made. 

The Government has committed $19.2 million to implement reforms to the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) to better protect consumers and improve the integrity of the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) sector.

Joint media release with Ken O’Dowd MP, Member for Flynn

The future of hydrogen production in Gladstone will get a boost from a new export project as the Morrison Government continues to back projects that will accelerate the development of an Australian hydrogen industry.

The Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt released today a consultation paper on the impact of the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive, which is playing an important role in uncovering new resources deposits across Australia.

The Coalition Government is supporting the development of a mining and manufacturing project that could bring hundreds of new jobs and significant economic benefits to regional South Australian communities. 

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt says new data released today from the Exploring for the Future program will provide an unprecedented snapshot of the mineral, energy and groundwater potential of south-eastern Australia.

Public consultation on five potential areas for the 2021 Offshore Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release opened today.

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt says Australian coal will not be staying in the ground while it continues to provide thousands of jobs and bring significant economic benefits both here and across the world.

Australia’s emissions reduction schemes are on track to reduce emissions by 57 million tonnes, thanks to new projects registered under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF), representing a 6.5 per cent improvement on emissions reduction compared to 2020. 

The Morrison Government’s Default Market Offer (DMO) price cap is continuing to deliver fairer electricity prices for consumers.