The Australian Government is prioritising the health and safety of the Christmas Island community, committing $28.9 million over three years from 2020-21, to manage the risks of storm water, flooding, landslide and rockfall in two popular local…
15 October 2020
The Bunbury Outer Ring Road project is a step closer with the major construction contract signed, unlocking thousands of local jobs and economic benefits.
13 October 2020
The 2020-21 Federal Budget is prioritising the delivery of essential services for Norfolk Island, committing $55.6 million of new funding over four years from 2020-21 for a range of programs to support the local economy emerge stronger and more…
10 October 2020
The Morrison-McCormack Government will inject $250 million into regional Australia, encouraging more Australians to travel and experience a home-grown holiday, boosting regional jobs and local economies.
27 September 2020
The long-term research needs, priorities and challenges for the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) was the focus of the inaugural meeting of the IOT Research Working Group which took place today.
24 September 2020
Development of new tourism infrastructure for Christmas Island is now under way, as part of the $4.2 million funding package secured by Assistant Minister Marino in late 2019 to support a range of projects promoting long-term economic…
10 September 2020
As part of the Australian Government’s continuing support to preserve Norfolk Island heritage and enhance visitor experience, the Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area has been changed to the more familiar and meaningful name of Kingston.
10 September 2020
I am pleased to release the Indian Ocean Territories Health Service (IOTHS) Strategic Plan for 2020-2025, following extensive community consultation.
01 September 2020
The much-awaited Bussell Highway dual carriageway is a step closer, with Raubex Construction Pty Ltd named as the preferred contractor for the first stage between Capel Bypass and Hutton Road.
27 August 2020
I am pleased to announce that Mrs Natasha Griggs has been reappointed as Administrator of the Territories of Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI).
13 August 2020
The Australian Government is seeking to boost renewable energy production in the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT), through an approach to market for a solar power generation plant.
06 August 2020