Media Releases

The Australian Government is supporting a trial of batteries mounted on power poles across Melbourne’s south east to help manage electricity from rooftop solar, and periods of peak demand on the network.

Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt says protestors attempting to disrupt gas exploration to the west of King Island should abide by the environmental umpire’s decision and let the crucial work proceed to guarantee future energy supplies to south-eastern Australia.

The Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt has welcomed today’s news of a merger commitment between Woodside Petroleum and the oil and gas division of BHP Group.

Joint media release with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Resources and Water Minister Keith Pitt.

The latest report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Gas Inquiry underlines the importance of the Morrison Government’s gas-fired recovery and support for further development of the nation’s gas resources.

Joint media release with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor

The latest report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Gas Inquiry underlines the importance of the Morrison Government’s gas-fired recovery and support for further development of the nation’s gas resources. 

Discovering the science behind beer making, taking a virtual reality tour of the universe and solving ecological crimes with eco-botany are just some of the ways Australians can get involved in National Science Week 2021.

A National Radioactive Waste Management Facility is one step closer, following the decision by the Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, to issue notices of an intention to declare Napandee near Kimba as the proposed site for the facility.

Australian manufacturers can now apply for a share of $800 million in funding for major job creating projects under the Collaboration Stream of the Morrison Government’s $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

Joint media release with the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia The Hon. David Littleproud MP

An extra-terrestrial parcel of Australian Golden wattle seeds has returned safely to earth and is undergoing biosecurity screening following its journey into space. 

Joint media release with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce

The Morrison Government has committed $5 million to Tasmania’s South Arm Recycled Water Pipeline, as part of $108 million in federal funding under the National Water Grid Connections funding pathway.