Jobs and tourism boost for Christmas Island

The Morrison Government has today announced the biggest single investment in Australia’s Commonwealth National Parks with more than $230 million in funding for tourism and other infrastructure, including up to $19.7 million earmarked for upgraded…

13 July 2020

Media release

Historic government commitment for Booderee National Park and Australian National Botanic Gardens

The funding for Parks Australia will provide a much-needed boost for tourism as Australia continues to emerge from the COVID crisis, creating more than a hundred jobs across Booderee and the ANBG.

12 July 2020

Media release

Exciting Regional Deal for Albury-Wodonga

The Australian, New South Wales and Victorian governments and Albury City and City of Wodonga councils have formally committed to developing an Albury-Wodonga Regional Deal.

10 July 2020

Media release

Economic stimulus package for Norfolk Island and the Indian Ocean Territories

I am pleased to announce the Morrison Government will provide $13.5 million of additional economic stimulus to support the remote communities and businesses of Norfolk Island and Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling)…

01 July 2020

Media release

Safety paramount for our IOT communities

Thank you for your continued efforts to protect yourself and your communities at this difficult time. 

23 June 2020

Media release

Program manager appointed to deliver Hinkler Regional Deal projects on Fraser Coast

A world-class company with experience overseeing multiple shopping centre and entertainment precinct projects in regional Queensland and significant commercial building developments in Brisbane will manage the delivery of a number of projects on…

15 June 2020

Media release

Building Better Regions with 163 new projects for drought-affected communities

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

Media release

Infrastructure boost for external territories

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

Media release

Supporting the Norfolk Island economy through COVID-19

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

Media release

Message from the Assistant Minister – COVID-19

I thank you, the communities of the Indian Ocean Territories, for your support as we work together to protect each other and respond to this unprecedented pandemic.

02 April 2020

Community update

Christmas Island in focus for research opportunities

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

Media release

25 February 2020

Community update

Call for Expressions of Interest: Indian Ocean Territories Health Service Community Advisory Committee

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

Media release

Message from the Hon Nola Marino MP

Dear Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands residents,

19 December 2019

Community update

Significant Investment in Christmas Island: Enhancing natural assets to boost local jobs and growth

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

Media release

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