South Australian small business wins Defence Innovation contract to develop new technology

Joint media release The Hon Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry 12 October 2020 South Australian company Prism Systems has been awarded a new contract with the Defence Innovation Hub to develop a software capability solution for the Royal Australian Navy. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price today announced the $900,000 Defence Innovation Hub…

Supporting tourism and agriculture through Visa Application Charge changes

Joint media release The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs 12 October 2020 The Morrison Government is ensuring Australia remains an attractive destination for tourists, and temporary visa holders who often fill critical skills shortages, by offering refunds or waivers of Visa Application Charges (VAC). Tourists, working…

New data reinforces importance of tourism rebound to our economic recovery

Media release 02 October 2020 The Morrison Government’s tourism support and recovery plans, coupled with getting more Australians travelling around Australia, will be critical to the rebound of our tourism industry, with new quarterly data revealing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic during the height of restrictions. The latest tourism data from Tourism Research Australia…

Safe travel zone with New Zealand

Joint media release with: The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister The Hon. Michael McCormack MP, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs,Minister for Women The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs 02…

Regional Tourism Recovery Package to get tourists flowing again

The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator for South Australia Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism Senator for Tasmania The Hon Nola Marino…

Enhancing transparency under international investment treaties

Joint media release with: The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations 19 September 2020 The Morrison Government has reinforced its commitment to improving the global investment environment with the ratification of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration also known as the Mauritius Convention. The Convention will apply greater transparency to…