Natalie Portman film to inject $25 million into Australian economy

Upcoming feature film Days of Abandonment, starring Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman, is the latest production to be drawn to Australia with the assistance of the Morrison Government’s $540 million Location Incentive program.

28 July 2021

Media release

An extra $7 million to support regional arts and entertainment

More than $7 million will flow to regional arts and entertainment organisations to attract additional tourists to Australian regions and to speed economic recovery in communities hit hard by COVID-19, as part of the Morrison Government’s Regional…

28 July 2021

Media release

Online safety during lockdowns

With lockdowns in major Australian cities leading to a surge in internet use, it is important to be prepared for a likely increase in online harms, Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher,…

28 July 2021

Media release

More than 1,200 parking spaces for Craigieburn commuters

A new 745 space car park has opened at Craigieburn Station, boosting the total number of parking spaces at the station to more than 1,200 and making it easier for commuters to find a car park and catch the train.

28 July 2021

Media release

$140 million Ferny Grove Station upgrade kicks off

Another Queensland jobs boost is underway with major construction underway on Ferny Grove’s $140 million landmark suburban Transit Oriented Development (TOD).

27 July 2021

Media release

Highway upgrades kick off supporting local jobs and improving safety

Work will kick off this month on two highway projects in Upper Swan and Wooroloo that will help to ease congestion, improve safety and support around 180 jobs.

27 July 2021

Media release

$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.

26 July 2021

Media release

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.

25 July 2021

Media release

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.

24 July 2021

Media release

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 July 2021

Media release

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…

23 July 2021

Media release

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