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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.

Building Ministers meet to discuss compliance and enforcement

30 April 2018

The findings of an independent report with recommendations to improve Australian building safety and compliance headed the agenda at the first meeting of the year of the Building Ministers' Forum (BMF), held in Melbourne today.

Turnbull Government renews major project status for Inpex LNG project

30 April 2018

One of Australia's most significant oil and gas projects has been granted renewed Major Project Status by the Australian Government to help meet its regulatory approvals.

Super support for supercomputers

28 April 2018

The Turnbull Government will make a further significant investment in research and Australian jobs.

New magnetite mine to create jobs for Broken Hill and boost iron ore exports

23 April 2018

A new mine project in Broken Hill, with the potential to create 1700 jobs, will be assisted by the Turnbull Government to meet its state and federal regulatory approvals.

Major upgrade helps prepare for world's largest telescope

23 April 2018

Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator Michaelia Cash has today launched Phase Two of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), a world-leading low‑frequency radio telescope located in the Murchison Radio Quiet Zone, in Western Australia, designed to examine the origins of the universe.

Government pushes forward on innovation agenda

20 April 2018

Members of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council met today to further accelerate their joint work to encourage jobs and economic growth and enable an innovative economy that can adapt to technological change.