Record year of funding: $530 million to support screen sector

Australia’s screen sector is thriving thanks to record funding from the Morrison Government of more than $530 million in 2020-21, supporting thousands of local jobs.

15 August 2021

Media release

ECU Perth City campus designs unveiled

The first designs of the new state-of-the-art ECU City campus have been unveiled today, showcasing how the world-class university campus will reshape the Perth CBD and redefine higher education in Western Australia.

15 August 2021

Media release

Video on demand a boon for local screen sector

New figures released today show the subscription video on demand (SVOD) sector has become a significant source of investment in Australian screen content.

13 August 2021

Media release

Work kicks off on Revesby Station car park upgrade in Sydney

Commuters driving to Revesby Station will soon have access to around 385 extra parking spaces, with construction now underway to upgrade the existing multi-storey car park.

11 August 2021

Media release

$35 million additional support for arts workers and companies

The Morrison Government is providing extra funding to two proven COVID-19 support measures for arts workers and arts companies, with an additional $20 million to go to Support Act and an additional $15 million to go to the Sustainability Fund.

10 August 2021

Media release

NBN Co delivers strong financial result

The Morrison Government has welcomed today’s financial results from NBN Co for the 2020-21 financial year. The strong results highlight NBN Co’s transition from network-building to operations.

10 August 2021

Media release

Broadband boost for businesses

Businesses across Australia will benefit from cheaper, faster broadband as NBN Co expands its network of Business Fibre Zones.

09 August 2021

Media release

Bidding limits set for low-band spectrum auction in the Year of 5G

Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, today announced that allocation limits will apply to the amount of low-band spectrum that mobile network operators can acquire in Australia’s…

09 August 2021

Media release

Government tells big tech to put safety first

Social media and tech companies will be expected to protect their users from online harms such as bullying and cyber abuse under a new set of Basic Online Safety Expectations (BOSE) released for public consultation today by the Morrison…

08 August 2021

Media release

Upgrades to remove notorious Karel Avenue bottleneck now complete

The $28.7 million Karel Avenue Upgrade is now complete, removing a notorious bottleneck and congestion hotspot used by nearly 20,000 motorists daily.

06 August 2021

Media release

Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre in Adelaide hits planning milestone

Plans for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) have now entered the state’s planning approval process, after being submitted to the State Commission Assessment Panel.

06 August 2021

Media release

Productivity Commission to investigate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts

The Morrison Government has requested the Productivity Commission undertake a study into the nature and structure of the markets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts and crafts, and policies to address deficiencies in these…

05 August 2021

Media release

Congestion busting road upgrade revs up for Caloundra

A congestion-busting road upgrade is set to pave the way for reduced journey time for more than 100,000 people each day experiencing stop-start traffic at the Caloundra Road and Nicklin Way roundabout.

05 August 2021

Media release

Supporting Indigenous filmmaking with Australia's audio-visual heritage

The Morrison Government is supporting the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) with a $70,000 grant to commission an Indigenous filmmaker, to produce a contemporary, digital work as part of the UK/Australia Season theme of Who are…

05 August 2021

Media release

Closing The Gap: $22 million to safeguard Indigenous languages

The Morrison Government will deliver $22.8 million in new funding to strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, forming part of the more than $1 billion commitment in targeted investments through the Commonwealth’s first Closing…

05 August 2021

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