26 Jul 2021
$4 million lifeline to sustain Opera Australia during the pandemic

Opera Australia has been allocated $4 million from the Morrison Government’s $35 million COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund, to support the ongoing viability of this vitally important national arts company.

25 Jul 2021
Western Sydney Airport Metro gets green light

The Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project has reached a major milestone with planning approval having been granted by the New South Wales Government and major construction set to commence soon.

24 Jul 2021
Supporting Australia's world renowned Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts industry is receiving much needed support, with the Morrison Government announcing an extra $5.7 million in funding for the Indigenous Visual Arts industry Support (IVAIS) program.

23 Jul 2021
Community views sought on Mooloolah River Interchange

The community is being asked to have its say on plans for a future upgrade at the Mooloolah River Interchange on the Sunshine Coast.

23 Jul 2021
Lindum Level Crossing Precinct upgrade in Queensland motoring ahead

Preliminary planning for the Lindum Level Crossing Precinct upgrade has been completed, with work now underway on vital short-term safety upgrades as well as the development of a preliminary business case to investigate a long-term grade…

21 Jul 2021
Delivering more live music for Australian communities

The reactivation of live music across Australia is one step closer, with the Morrison Government announcing more than $608,000 in additional grants to be shared by 18 venues across the country, as part of round two of the $20 million Live Music…

19 Jul 2021
Bye bye boom gates: elevated rail to remove level crossings

New station locations have been revealed and a single-structure elevated rail solution along key sections of the track has today been announced as the preferred option to remove five level crossings along the Armadale Line throughout Victoria…

16 Jul 2021
Track laying complete on METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link

The last piece of track has been laid on the METRONET Forrestfield-Airport Link, a major milestone towards the project's completion.  

15 Jul 2021
New contracts announced to upgrade the NBN

The Morrison Government has welcomed NBN Co Limited’s announcement of new contracts to the value of approximately $1.1 billion to deliver the next phase of the company’s $2.9 billion investment to upgrade large parts of the Fibre to the Node (…

15 Jul 2021
Keeping the projectors rolling: $8.7 million for independent cinemas

158 independent cinemas across Australia will share in more than $8.7 million to keep their doors open, under the first batch of the Morrison Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (…

15 Jul 2021
Exit plan to bust M1 congestion

Work on a major upgrade of the M1 Exit 41 at Yatala South has started, while residents also get their first look at proposed plans for a redesigned Exit 49 at Pimpama.

09 Jul 2021
Townsville City Deal continues to deliver

The Morrison Government has today announced a $55 million investment in two key projects as part of the transformational Townsville City Deal.

The investment will help revitalise two iconic organisations in North Queensland.

07 Jul 2021
Torrens to Darlington launch site revealed

The Torrens to Darlington (T2D) tunnels will “launch” from a purpose-built site near Tonsley Boulevard in Clovelly Park.

05 Jul 2021
Reigniting arts festivals across regional Australia

The Morrison Government is continuing to reactivate the arts and cultural sector in regional Australia, with 25 projects set to share in more than $870,000, under Round 12 of the Festivals Australia program.

05 Jul 2021
More support for the Indigenous Contemporary Music industry

Eight organisations will share in more than $600,000 in the second round of grants under the $2 million Indigenous Contemporary Music program, aimed at increasing development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and…