Reigniting live music for Australian communities

The reactivation of live music across Australia is one step closer, with $2.5 million in grants to be shared by 99 venues under round three of the Morrison Government’s $20 million Live Music Australia program.

15 October 2021

Media release

$6.5 million to sustain two leading arts organisations

The Australian Ballet and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts will receive $6.5 million from the Morrison Government’s $50 million COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund, to support their ongoing viability following the impacts of the pandemic.

14 October 2021

Media release

Locally made beams installed on first new bridge over Railway Parade

A fix to the Tonkin Highway bottleneck is another step closer, with the installation of 18 beams on the eastern Railway Parade bridge. The bridge is the first of four new bridges to be built over Guildford Road and Railway Parade.

13 October 2021

Media release

First images of METRONET Whiteman Park Station unveiled

The first images of the future METRONET Whiteman Park Station have been unveiled today, with passengers to be greeted by a vista of mature trees and peaceful grass parklands when they arrive at one of Perth's popular tourism destinations.

13 October 2021

Media release

Young Rock returns to inject $47 million into Australian economy

The Morrison Government’s Location Incentive program continues to boost the Australian economy, with the latest investment of $6.3 million bringing hit U.S.

13 October 2021

Media release

Delivering new Great Ocean Road Coastal Trail

The exciting new Great Ocean Road Coastal Trail is one step closer, with community consultation set to begin today on a masterplan to finalise the trail’s route.

08 October 2021

Media release

Increasing transparency in the delivery of the Universal Service Obligation

The Liberal and Nationals Government is proposing more rigorous reporting rules on Telstra to improve transparency in the delivery of voice services in regional and remote areas.

08 October 2021

Media release

Getting on with upgrading South Road and Narre Warren North Road
Drivers in Melbourne’s south east are a step closer to safer, smoother and more reliable journeys as the next phase of a state-shaping road upgrade rolls out.

05 October 2021

Media release

Australian Survivor to inject $29 million into the Australian economy

The next series of the iconic reality television franchise, Australian Survivor, will again be filmed in Australia with $3.9 million in funding from the Morrison Government’s highly successful $540 million Location Incentive.

05 October 2021

Media release

Appointment of new SBS Board members

The Morrison Government has appointed Mr Vic Alhadeff as a non-executive Director and Ms Christine Zeitz as Deputy Chairperson to the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board.

04 October 2021

Media release

Creative Economy Taskforce welcomes new Chair

The Morrison Government has today appointed Ms Rachel Healy, Joint Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival, as Chair of the Creative Economy Taskforce until August 2022.

01 October 2021

Media release

Have your say on the captioning rules for subscription television

The Morrison Government is seeking feedback on reform proposals for captioning on subscription television (STV) so that hearing-impaired Australians will continue to have access to high quality media services.

01 October 2021

Media release

Procurement for METRONET High Capacity Signalling project begins

Procurement for the METRONET High Capacity Signalling project has begun, with Expressions of Interest opening today.

30 September 2021

Media release

Richard Dammery appointed to Australia Post Board

The Morrison Government welcomes the appointment of Richard Dammery as a non-executive Director of the Australia Post Board for a three-year term.

30 September 2021

Media release

Australia seeks International Telecommunication Union re-election

Australia will stand for re-election to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council at the Plenipotentiary Conference in Bucharest, Romania, which will convene from 26 September to 14 October 2022.

29 September 2021

Media release