Critical water infrastructure upgrade for JBT

I am pleased to announce the Australian Government is investing $15.8 m to improve water supply and wastewater systems in the Jervis Bay Territory (JBT).

01 April 2022

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New fisheries laws for IOT

I am pleased to announce new laws to support sustainable fisheries management in the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) are now in effect.

01 April 2022

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Budget 2022: Delivering for Norfolk Island

The ongoing sustainability of Norfolk Island is receiving a significant boost through the 2022 Federal Budget, with the Australian Government committing funding to support fit-for-purpose infrastructure and essential services to the Island.

31 March 2022

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Budget 2022: Delivering for the Indian Ocean Territories

The ongoing sustainability of the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) is continuing to be supported through the 2022 Federal Budget, with the Australian Government’s continued support of essential services and infrastructure on Christmas Island (CI)…

31 March 2022

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Deal Partners announce funding for the Albury Wodonga region

The Australian Government and Councils of Albury and Wodonga announce funding commitments to the Albury Wodonga Region.

25 March 2022

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Launch of financial support for Canberrans with asbestos-related illness

The Australian and ACT Governments are pleased to announce the commencement of a financial support scheme for Canberrans with an asbestos-related disease caused by living in a ‘Mr Fluffy’ contaminated property.

25 March 2022

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Norfolk Island reserve joins Commonwealth Heritage List

Cascade Reserve in the north of Norfolk Island has been added to the Commonwealth Heritage List, recognising the area’s significance for Australia’s early history and strong association with travel, transport and recreation for Norfolk Islanders…

21 March 2022

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Australia's Galapagos officially proclaimed and protected

The Morrison Government is delivering on its commitment to protect and preserve Australia’s oceans, establishing two new marine parks at Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, home to life found nowhere else on earth.…

20 March 2022

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$1 million investment to help Indigenous communities co-design the future of Barkly

The Barkly Aboriginal Alliance will be backed by $1 million over four years to ensure Indigenous representatives play a key role in delivering the Barkly Regional Deal – a plan by all governments to improve liveability in the Barkly Region.

18 March 2022

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Australian Government funding to make Christmas Island projects a reality

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $675,042 in priority projects on Christmas Island, supporting local jobs, businesses and the resilience of local economies to help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 March 2022

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Funding flows to water infrastructure planning in southwest Western Australia

The Liberal and Nationals Government is backing a business case into new water infrastructure near Collie in southwest Western Australia to help deliver local agricultural producers and industries the quality, reliable water…

04 March 2022

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Indian Ocean Territories Innovative Agricultural Grants program now open

I am pleased to announce the Innovative Agricultural Grants program for the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) is now open for applications.

18 February 2022

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Design unveiled for the National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

The Canberra National Memorials Committee has approved the selected design for the National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse allowing construction to commence later this year. 

16 February 2022

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Valuable visit to Norfolk Island

Thank you to everybody who made time to speak with me during my visit to Norfolk Island last week.

10 February 2022

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Assistant Minister visit to Norfolk Island

I am looking forward to visiting Norfolk Island from 4-6 February, where I will meet with a range of stakeholders from across the community to discuss and explore our shared priorities for the future sustainability of Norfolk Island, and the…

03 February 2022

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