Media Releases

The Morrison Government is providing a $4 million funding boost to Australian space researchers and businesses to help them develop new technologies for use in future NASA missions to the Moon and beyond.

The Morrison Government is backing a new venture that aims to help commercialise innovative electrolyser production technology to further accelerate Australia’s clean hydrogen industry by bringing down production costs.

Ensuring Australian-made satellites and other sensitive electronic equipment will operate correctly in space is the aim of a $2.5 million grant provided by the Morrison Government to the Australian National University (ANU).

Australia’s abundance of world-class energy resources and role as a globally significant energy commodity producer has been reaffirmed in Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources (AECR) publication.

The Coalition Government today called for nominations of areas for the 2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release, covering Commonwealth waters across Australia.

Joint media release with Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd

The Morrison Government is funding a study that will investigate the feasibility of using renewable hydrogen instead of natural gas to process alumina, helping to reduce emissions across the aluminium supply chain.

The Morrison Government is continuing to support innovative Australian manufacturing projects - including breakthrough medical technologies - through its latest round of Accelerating Commercialisation grants. 

The Coalition Government today announced the 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, with around 80,000 square kilometres of new acreage available for exploration in Commonwealth waters.

Joint media release with Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Hon Ben Morton MP. 

The Morrison Government has launched a new online tool for small business owners that takes the stress out of hiring their first staff member and reduces the risks of costly mistakes.

Joint media release with Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Japan and Australia emphasise their shared values and close relationship, their common commitment to ambitious action to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, and their determination to further collaboration on efforts to achieve decarbonisation and a net zero emissions future.