Media Releases

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has congratulated Australia’s resources sector for posting another record year of exports and for continuing to support Australia’s economy.

The Australian Government is celebrating the work of our scientists this National Science Week, working to close the gender gap and inspire the next generation to be part of the highly skilled STEM

A pathway to help the Australian Government reach its target of 1.2 million tech-related jobs by 2030 has been laid out in a new report from the tech sector.

Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has outlined a range of government actions to safeguard Australia’s gas supplies in response to the latest ACCC gas report, which forecasts a 56 petajoule shortfall to the east coast market for 2023.

Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has opened consultations on ways to improve the operations of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to strengthen Australia’s domestic energy supply, and released a discussion paper on the reform options.

Australia has joined other nations to strengthen cooperation on global supply chains. Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic joined a virtual ministerial forum, hosted by the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, to discuss collective long-term strategies to build supply chain resilience. 

The Australian Government's annual stocktake of the nation’s energy resources has confirmed Australia's status as a global energy powerhouse.

Joint media release with Minister for Trade and Tourism, Senator the Hon Don Farrell
Australia has joined an international partnership that seeks to develop and secure global supply chains for critical minerals that are crucial to clean energy technology and the global transition to clean energy.

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence the Hon Richard Marles MP

The Defence Innovation Hub has awarded its largest contract to date to Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to develop advanced respiratory protective equipment for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Joint media release with Minister for Climate Change and Energy the Hon Chris Bowen MP

CSIRO and AEMO’s GenCost 2021-22 report released today confirmed that wind and solar are the cheapest source of electricity generation and storage in Australia.