Media releases

2022

Productivity Commission review of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap

The Morrison Government has tasked the Productivity Commission with undertaking its first three‑yearly review of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.

New Chair of Foreign Investment Review Board

The Morrison Government has today appointed Mr Bruce Miller AO as Chair of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for a five‑year period.

Appointment of Deputy Chair and Member to the Australian Energy Regulator

The Morrison Government has reappointed Mr James Cox PSM as the Deputy Chair and full‑time State/Territory Member of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a two year period.

Appointment to the Australian Competition Tribunal

The Morrison Government has reappointed Dr. Darryn Abraham and Professor Kevin Davis AM as part‑time members of the Australian Competition Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’) for one year.

Transforming Australia’s critical minerals sector

The Morrison Government today approved a $1.25 billion loan through the Critical Minerals Facility to Australian company Iluka Resources, to develop Australia’s first integrated rare earths refiner

Consultation on corporate control transactions in Australia

The Morrison Government is consulting on corporate control transactions in Australia to improve takeover bids and members’ schemes of arrangement and reduce the time and costs involved in mergers a

New Statement of Expectations for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

The Morrison Government has today released a new Statement of Expectations for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), outlining the Government’s priorities for, and expectations

Michele Bullock appointed RBA Deputy Governor

The Morrison Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Michele Bullock as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) for a five-year period.

Mr David Irvine AO

I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of David Irvine, one of Australia’s most esteemed public servants and diplomats.

Parliament passes legislation to lower costs and support households and businesses

The Morrison Government has today introduced and passed through the Parliament the Treasury Laws Amendment (Cost of Living Support and Other Measures) Bill 2022 (the Bill) as part of our p

Digital and skills tax boost for small businesses

The Morrison Government is delivering $1.6 billion in tax relief to support small businesses to go digital and upskill their employees.

Australia's plan for a stronger future

The Morrison Government’s plan for a stronger future provides cost of living relief, creates more jobs, guarantees the essential services and keeps Australians safe. 

A strong economy ­­- ­a stronger future

The Government’s plan for a stronger future is working.

$17.9 billion boost for infrastructure across Australia

Australia continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with $17.9 billion committed towards new and existing infrastructure projects in the infrastruc

Federal Budget boost for Queensland infrastructure

Queensland continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with over $3.9 billion committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s Federal

Federal Budget boost for Western Australian infrastructure

Western Australia continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with over $2.1 billion committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s

Federal Budget boost for Victorian infrastructure

Victoria continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with over $3.3 billion committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s Federal B

Federal Budget boost for Tasmanian infrastructure

Tasmania continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with $639 million committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s Federal Budget

Federal Budget boost for New South Wales infrastructure

New South Wales continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with $3.3 billion committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s Federal

Federal Budget boost for Northern Territory infrastructure

The Northern Territory continues to benefit from the Morrison‑Joyce Government’s record infrastructure investment, with $361 million committed to the state’s infrastructure pipeline in this week’s