I was pleased to be able to spend some time recently on Christmas Island (CI). It was a valuable opportunity to discuss with business and community leaders the importance of economic diversification and future opportunities for CI and the region…
02 July 2021
I am looking forward to spending the coming week on Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) as the Australia Government continues to invest in, and prioritise, the economic diversification and sustainability of the Indian…
25 June 2021
Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP and the Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade, the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, along with the Hon Nola Marino MP, Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, today…
20 June 2021
In line with the requirements, and my powers, under the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) (NI), today I issued a notice to the Mayor and councillors of my intention to extend the suspension of the Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) and the…
16 June 2021
The Australian Government is committing $10 million to deliver three projects in Central West New South Wales, to strengthen economic growth and drive Australia’s recovery from COVID-19.
31 May 2021
The Federal Government is calling for public input on the creation of the Regional Data Hub – a new central source of data for Australia’s regions.
24 May 2021
I am pleased to advise the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), has appointed two additional judges to the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island.
20 May 2021
Through the 2021-22 Federal Budget, the Morrison Government is committing $18.7 million for ongoing delivery of a suite of essential services to the Norfolk Island community, with a focus on sustainability and practical, fit-for-purpose services…
The Morrison Government is supporting the long-term sustainability and economic development of the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) through the 2021 Federal Budget.
A significant investment package sees the 2021-22 Budget continue to build a strong regional Australia through extensions to community grants programs that invest directly in economic and social infrastructure.
12 May 2021
The Morrison Government is moving to secure the future of one of our last ‘untouched’ marine environments with plans to establish two new Marine Parks, covering up to 740,000 square kilometres of waters around Christmas Island and the Cocos (…
12 May 2021