Snowy Hydro board appointment

26 August 2021 The Morrison Government has reappointed Ms Leeanne Bond as a non-executive Director of Snowy Hydro Limited (SHL) for a three-year term. Ms Bond joined the SHL Board in 2015, serving as a non-executive Director. Her reappointment will provide continuity and stability on the SHL Board, and her extensive energy sector experience and…

Lands Acquisitions Act review

The Morrison Government has today released the Review of the Lands Acquisition Act 1989 (the LAA) and has accepted all 16 recommendations in full.   The LAA regulates how the Commonwealth can exercise its constitutional powers to acquire and dispose of interests in land for public purposes (such as major infrastructure) and protects the rights…

Foster Report

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia   The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister 26 July 2021   The Government has today agreed to adopt all ten recommendations of the final report by Stephanie Foster PSM into the processes and procedures relating to…

Contract awarded to deliver Centre for National Resilience at Mickleham

As part of the Morrison Government’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following a competitive tender process, global construction company Multiplex has been selected to deliver a new 1000 bed Centre for National Resilience at Mickleham.   Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said this new centre would create additional quarantine capacity and also enhance our…