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2018 Woomera Prohibited Area review

11 May 2018

The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, today announced the appointment of Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM to lead the 2018 Review of the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) coexistence framework.

More than $10 billion earmarked for Northern Australia

10 May 2018

The Coalition Government now has more than $10 billion earmarked for spending in Northern Australia.

Small Business Digital Taskforce submits report to Government

10 May 2018

The taskforce charged with ensuring the nation’s 2.1 million small businesses make the most of digital technology has delivered its recommendations to the Australian Government. 

New data reveals potential copper "hot spots" in Northern Australia

10 May 2018

Potential copper “hot-spots” in an area on the Queensland-Northern Territory border are revealed in new data released by the Australian Government today.

Budget 2018 - New opportunities and jobs for Australian industry

8 May 2018

The Turnbull Government is investing in a stronger economy by backing business to create more and better paying jobs across Australia.

Better GPS and satellite imagery to support a smarter economy

8 May 2018

The Turnbull Government is investing in the global positioning system (GPS) technology that will create jobs and support Australian industry.

Innovative project to commercialise offshore gas and create more jobs

7 May 2018

A new $1.6 billion offshore gas project, granted Major Project Status by the Australian Government, will create jobs and boost the economy in Australia.

Statement on Northern Australia Infrastructure facility board

3 May 2018

The Chair of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Ms Sharon Warburton, has advised she will step down from the role due to family health reasons.

Australia's energy resources powering ahead

2 May 2018

The latest assessment of energy resources confirms Australia has an abundance of coal, gas and renewable energy resources to meet domestic demand and export overseas.

Grants help Australian industries grow and prosper

1 May 2018

Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, today announced the opening of the latest round of grants designed to help Australian industries make the most out of the nation’s world-class research capabilities in order to grow and create new jobs.