Sustainability funding will support Australian arts organisations

The Morrison Government will provide over $9 million of funding to support four leading Australian arts organisations heavily impacted by COVID-19.

21 January 2021

Media release

METRONET steaming ahead with three projects moving to shortlist phase

2021 looks set to be another big year of progress for METRONET, with three projects now moving into the major construction procurement shortlist phase.

20 January 2021

Media release

Funding flows for touring Australian Arts performers

The Morrison Government will support 30 arts tours across Australia during 2021, providing a major boost to artists and audiences, particularly in remote and regional communities.

15 January 2021

Media release

NBN declared built and fully operational

The Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts has made a formal declaration under s 48 of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 that the National Broadband Network should be ‘treated as built and fully operational.’

23 December 2020

Media release

Funding set to support regional arts across Australia

The Morrison Government has today announced more than $580,000 in funding to support 16 regional arts and cultural projects across Australia in the latest Festivals Australia program funding round.

23 December 2020

Media release

New legislation to protect Australians against harmful online abuse

Australians subjected to seriously harmful online abuse will have new protections under the Morrison Government’s proposed Online Safety Bill.

23 December 2020

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Arts sector in Western Australia set to RISE

Eight West Australian arts projects will share in nearly $5 million in funding from the first batch of the Morrison Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund.

21 December 2020

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Arts sector in Queensland set to RISE

Ten Queensland arts projects will share in over $7 million funding from the first batch of the Morrison Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund.

19 December 2020

Media release

Keeping Central Coast commuters connected

The penultimate stage of the Central Coast Trains project is now complete, providing improved mobile coverage to thousands of commuters on the Central Coast and Newcastle Line, and free Wi-Fi at 19 stations.

17 December 2020

Media release

Lights to shine at National Gallery

The National Gallery of Australia will receive a $20 million upgrade to its lighting system as part of the Morrison Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

17 December 2020

Media release

More accurate location data for Triple Zero

Operators at Triple Zero will have more accurate information on an emergency caller’s precise location under new mobile technology unveiled today by the Morrison Government.

16 December 2020

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Arts sector in Tasmania set to RISE

In a major boost to Tasmania’s arts sector, the Morrison Government has today announced that three projects will share in over $2 million funding from the first batch of the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund.

14 December 2020

Media release

Support flows for live music across Australia

More than 100 venues across Australia will benefit from round one of the Live Music Australia program that is designed to assist in the national recovery of the live music sector from the impacts of COVID-19.

14 December 2020

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NBN Co delivering for Tassie students

A partnership between the Tasmanian Government, local service provider TasmaNet and the National Broadband Network has powered Tasmanian schools to the top of the national table for delivering high-speed broadband for their students.

14 December 2020

Media release

Literary excellence receives top honours

Outstanding work by Australian authors has been recognised today, with the winners of the 2020 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards announced.

10 December 2020

Media release