The Morrison Government takes another giant step in its commitment to oceans today, unveiling detailed proclamation plans for marine parks covering 744,000 kilometres, an area more than three times the size of United Kingdom and twice the size of…
05 October 2021
The development of a sustainable, long-term research and education sector for the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) has made a significant step forward with the release of the IOT Research Prospectus.
05 October 2021
Three Australian Parliamentary trailblazers are set to be honoured by the Morrison Government in two new sculptures.
24 August 2021
In line with requirements under the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) (NI), I have signed an order to continue the suspension of the Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) and extend the appointment of interim administrator, Michael Colreavy, while…
01 August 2021
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