New National Intermodal Corporation to facilitate an integrated approach to Australia’s freight network

Thursday, 24 February 2022 To deliver our plan of an integrated network of independent terminals, the Australian Government is today announcing the establishment of the National Intermodal Corporation Limited (National Intermodal). Previously known as Moorebank Intermodal Company, National Intermodal will support the planning, delivery and operation of the Government’s significant investment in new state-of-the-art intermodal terminals across Australia’s east…

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South Australian defence jobs take to the sky

Saturday, 19 February 2022 South Australia continues to prove itself to be a defence powerhouse, with the state soon to be the home of a purpose-built 737 deep maintenance and modification facility next to RAAF Base Edinburgh – creating hundreds of local jobs.   This new $160 million facility, funded by the Marshall Liberal Government,…

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Parliament passes legislation recommended by Jenkins Report

The Government welcomes the passage of legislation today recommended by the Jenkins Report to provide additional protections to staff of Parliamentarians. The Parliamentary Workplace Reform (Set the Standard Measures No. 1) Bill 2022 makes changes to four pieces of legislation in order to implement recommendations 17 and 24 of the Jenkins Report. “This Bill provides additional protections…

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NBN connecting Australians

The Morrison Government has welcomed NBN Co’s strong half yearly financial and operating results for the 2022 Financial Year.   Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the NBN is a vital national asset—as well as a strong and growing business.   “During the pandemic, when millions…

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Jenkins Report recommendations

The Government continues to work towards the implementation of all 28 recommendations outlined in Set the Standard, the Report on the Independent Review of Parliamentary Workplaces undertaken by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins. The Jenkins Report and its recommendations provide a roadmap to drive the cultural and practical change necessary to make our Parliamentary workplaces safer.…

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Inland Rail growing regional Australia, on and off the track

Hon Barnaby Joyce MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development The Hon Michelle Landry MP Minister for Children and Families Minister for Regional Tourism Federal Member for Capricornia The Hon Michael McCormack MP Federal Member for Riverina   Date: Thursday, 3 February 2022   More than 1.3 million concrete sleepers needed to build Inland…

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Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements December 2021

Date: Friday, 28 January 2022 KEY POINTS The Monthly Financial Statements for December 2021 report the budget position against the expected monthly profile for the 2021-22 financial year through to 31 December 2021, based on the 2021-22 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) estimates published in December 2021. The December 2021 year to date results include…

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