Drought-affected regional communities across Australia will benefit from 163 new local infrastructure and community projects as part of a $207 million investment under Round 4 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful…
05 June 2020
Australia’s external territories of Norfolk Island and Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands will be supported by the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government through an almost $8 million boost to local governments for road and…
22 May 2020
The Australian Government is ensuring Norfolk Island businesses and residents financially affected by coronavirus have access to a range of economic support measures.
30 April 2020
Scientific organisations, universities and Australian Government representatives will gather in Canberra today to discuss opportunities to capitalise on Christmas Island’s (CI) unique ecosystems, species and conservation value.
28 February 2020
Dear Christmas Island (CI) residents,
25 February 2020
Community advisory groups are an important mechanism for ensuring local people have their say in how we design and deliver health services in the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) of Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI).
17 January 2020
I am pleased to announce the Australian Government is investing $4.2 million to create jobs, support local business and grow a sustainable economy on Christmas Island (CI).
17 December 2019
I am greatly looking forward to my first visit to Norfolk Island, from 7-10 December, where I will meet with a wide range of community leaders and explore our shared priorities for a strong and sustainable future for the Island.
06 December 2019
Thank you to the communities of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) and Christmas Island (CI) for your strong engagement during the recent community consultations on proposed new fishing rules for the islands.
02 December 2019
The rollout of the $78.4 million Barkly Regional Deal continues to forge ahead, with the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, and Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories the Hon Nola Marino MP,…
21 November 2019
I am pleased to announce an increase in flights between Brisbane and Norfolk Island to support growth in the local tourism industry by enabling more people to visit.
07 November 2019
I am delighted that more than 1800 cruise ship passengers made history on Sunday, landing at Norfolk Island on the maiden voyages of the three new Passenger Transfer Vessels (PTV), and providing a significant boost to the local economy.
24 October 2019