Media Releases

The latest report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission shows the east coast gas market is forecast to have sufficient supply to meet forecast demand for the remainder of 2023.

Australia has reinforced its position as the world’s largest lithium miner with higher prices and continued strong global demand for the resources critical to low-emissions technologies.

New reforms coming into force today will ensure Australian homes, small businesses and heavy industry can count on Australian gas to meet their needs while also adding protections for long-term contracts with international trading partners.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has outlined the achievements and challenges of the nation’s resources sector in a ministerial statement to Parliament.

The Australian Government is pressing ahead with its ambitions to see domestic battery manufacturing capabilities ensure homes and businesses can access cheap and reliable renewable energy into the future.

Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Women and the Public Service Senator the Hon Katy Gallagher
The Albanese Government’s $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund will be established in law after the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill passed the Senate.

Federal, state and territory resources and mining ministers have agreed to coordinate efforts to support the development of Australia’s critical minerals sector.

Joint media release with Minister for the Environment and Water the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP
Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic and Minister for the Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek have announced a new CSIRO-led water research mission on World Water Day.

The Government has appointed Professor Alex Brown as a part-time member of the CSIRO Board for five years commencing from 16 March. 

Joint media release with Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney MP
Australian university students will be given an opportunity to reach for the stars, with a new internship program supported by the Australian Space Agency (ASA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).