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…

21 July 2021

Media release

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…

19 July 2021

Media release

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.  

16 July 2021

Media release

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.

15 July 2021

Media release

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 July 2021

Media release

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 July 2021

Media release

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.

09 July 2021

Media release

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.

07 July 2021

Media release

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 July 2021

Media release

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…

05 July 2021

Media release

Government appoints new Chair of Australia Council

The Morrison Government has appointed Mr Robert Morgan as Chair of the Australia Council for a period of three years.

01 July 2021

Media release

Supporting regional communities to reconnect through the Arts

76 arts projects across Australia will share in almost $1.2 million as part of the latest round of the Morrison Government’s 2021 Regional Arts Fund Project grants, supporting sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities.…

29 June 2021

Media release

Commuter car parks ANAO report

Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, acknowledges the ANAO report into the administration of Commuter Car Park projects within the Urban Congestion Fund.

28 June 2021

Media release

Major milestone for Mulgoa Road project

A significant milestone has been reached on the Mulgoa Road project, with the section from Union Road to Museum Drive in Penrith now open to traffic.

26 June 2021

Media release

Getting on with the North East Link

A preferred bidder has been selected for the tunnelling package for the North East Link, which will fix the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network, slash travel times and free up local roads for local trips.

24 June 2021

Media release