The Australian Government has injected $125 million into expanding Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future minerals exploration program to strengthen the resources sector.
The federal government has created industrial relations working groups that will initiate discussions regarding casual and fixed term employees, while also adding greenfields agreements to the agenda.
The Australian parliament has passed the federal government’s $130 billion JobKeeper package designed to keep Australians in jobs.
The federal government has announced a lifeline for Australia’s workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic, providing six million workers with a fortnightly wage subsidy of up to $1500 per person.
The Federal Government has announced a $66 billion second stimulus package, extending the “safety net” for businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signalled a further increase in the nation’s carbon emissions target in the wake of the national bushfire crisis.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced plans that promise to cut complex project approval time from years to months.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pushed regulators to improve approval timeframes and reduce regulatory costs instead of ‘making things worse’.
The Australian minerals industry believes it will benefit from the re-election of the Coalition Government through reduced taxes and increased investment in the sector.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared his support for the mining industry, pledging $30 million for a new school for miners in Central Queensland.
Australia and Indonesia have signed a trade deal that will bring greater opportunities for Australia’s mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has decried anti-mining advocates in a speech to the Minerals Council in Canberra as the coalition government revealed new plans for mining.
The Morrison Government has released a new national resources plan to maintain the competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector.
Australia needs to make key decisions about the future of its lithium sector in the coming months to capitalise on the huge economic potential, according to chief economist Mark Cully.
The industry body has expressed support for the Australian Government’s decision to review the petroleum tax system in the country.
The Federal Government has launched a review into Australia’s underperforming petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT).
A new review of the 457 migrant visa program was announced last week, but trade unions have not been invited to the party, claiming the review panel is “stacked”.