Media releases


Landmark housing legislation passes the Parliament

The Albanese Labor Government’s landmark legislation to deliver the single biggest investment in affordable and social housing in more than a decade has passed the Parliament.

Albanese Government delivering new support for Australia’s small businesses

The Albanese Government is delivering significant new practical measures to support Australian small businesses and to help them prosper.

Delivering on the $10 billion Housing Australia Future Fund

The Albanese Government is set to deliver the single biggest investment in social and affordable housing in more than a decade, with welcome new support today for the Housing Australia Future Fund

Independent review into small business payment times

The Albanese Government is committed to ensuring more small businesses are paid on time, recognising how important cash flow is to small businesses, and to sustaining growth across the economy.

Helping more Australians buy a home

The Albanese Government is working with states and territories to deliver the Help to Buy Scheme, supporting up to 40,000 low and middle income families to purchase a home of their own.

Independent review of Franchising Code of Conduct

The Albanese Government is committed to ensuring a fair playing field in franchising and has today announced a comprehensive review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Shaping Australia’s National Housing and Homelessness Plan

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to implement its ambitious housing reform agenda, today taking a significant step forward in the development of a new National Housing and Homelessness P

More social and affordable homes for Western Sydney

35 new social and affordable homes are now available in Western Sydney under a housing project part‑funded by the Albanese Government.

Albanese Government helps deliver more homes for North West Tasmania

More North West Tasmanians will have a safe place to call home following the recent completion of social and affordable homes at Shorewell Park with the help of the Albanese and Rockliff Government

Small business encouraged to grab digital training opportunities

Small businesses looking to excel online are encouraged to participate in Round 2 of the Digital Solutions Program now running across the country.

162 new social and affordable homes delivered in Carlingford

A partnership between the Commonwealth, NSW Government and Community Housing Provider, BaptistCare has delivered 162 new social and affordable homes in Carlingford for hundreds of people in need.

New eInvoicing Hub for Hunter businesses

A new eInvoicing Hub has been established for businesses in the Hunter region of New South Wales to help boost efficiency and combat scams.

National partnership delivers more homes in Bayside

More older Victorians will have a place to call home thanks to a partnership between the Albanese Labor Government and the Andrews Labor Government investing in social and affordable housing in the

New accessible and inclusive homes for Tasmanians with disability

The Minister for Housing Julie Collins today unveiled three new purpose‑built social housing dwellings in New Norfolk, Tasmania, delivered by the Supported Affordable Accommodation Trust (SAAT).  

Innovative trial to boost opportunities for people in social housing

The Albanese Labor Government will partner with the NSW Minns Government on a targeted approach to connect people receiving social housing assistance with education, training, and work opportunitie

Small businesses get $16 million to help make every watt count

Almost 700 small and medium businesses will soon be more energy efficient, thanks to support from the Albanese Government’s Energy Efficiency Grant Program.

50,000 new places available under expanded Home Guarantee Scheme

The Albanese Government is helping more Australians into home ownership with 50,000 new places available from today under an expanded Home Guarantee Scheme.

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day

On World Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day the Albanese Government encourages all Australians to recognise the enormous contribution of local businesses across the country. 

Albanese Government delivers more homes for Tasmanians

15 new homes have been opened today in Devonport, making an immediate difference in the lives of Tasmanians as part of the Albanese Government’s ambitious housing agenda. 

Albanese Government finalises HomeBuilder extension

The Albanese Government has successfully negotiated a revised National Partnership Agreement to deliver certainty for existing HomeBuilder applicants.