Latest media releases

This is a list of the latest media releases from Australian Government websites arranged under their portfolios. It is generated daily from new media releases collected overnight.

BMX rider/cyclist receives sanction | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) today acknowledged the decision of BMX Australia and Cycling Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Matthew Juster for the presence and use of prohibited substances.

https://www.asada.gov.au/news/bmx-ridercyclist-receives-sanction

APRA releases new Enforcement Approach | APRA

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released details on the future role and use of enforcement activities in achieving its prudential objectives.

https://www.apra.gov.au/media-centre/media-releases/apra-releases-new-enforcement-approach

Methylamphetamine seizure and OMCG arrest, Gold Coast | Australian Federal Police

Joint media release Police have today charged a 67-year-old Varsity Lakes man, an associate of the Hells Angels OMCG, with drug offences following the seizure of 12 kilograms of methylamphetamine valued at $1,440,000. On 11 April 2019, investigators from the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad (‘MOCS’) and the National Anti-Gangs Squad, Brisbane, comprising members from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police, located the significant quantity of drugs following a search of a vehicle intercepted on the Gold Coast.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/methylamphetamine-seizure-and-omcg-arrest-gold-coast

Coles fuel discount undertaking varied | ACCC

The ACCC has accepted a variation to an undertaking provided by Coles in 2013 relating to its shopper docket fuel discount offers. The variation to the undertaking will allow Coles to fund shopper docket discounts from outside of Coles Express, as Coles Express will no longer operate as a fuel retailer.

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/coles-fuel-discount-undertaking-varied

Bupa Aged Care in Court for alleged misrepresentations about services | ACCC

The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court alleging Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd (Bupa) made false or misleading representations to its aged care residents in 21 homes about services it did not provide or only partly provided, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/bupa-aged-care-in-court-for-alleged-misrepresentations-about-services

New Dassault Falcon 7x Special Purpose Aircraft Arrive | Defence News

The first of the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) new Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft arrived in Canberra today.The new aircraft, being leased by RAAF, replace the Bombardier CL604 Challengers and provide a larger passenger load, modern communication and increased range and endurance.Wing Commander Jason Pont, Commanding Officer of 34 Squadron said the Falcon complements RAAF’s

https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/new-dassault-falcon-7x-special-purpose-aircraft-arrive

Another piece of the Catalina puzzle: Reconnaissance mission update | Defence News

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has positively identified a World War Two Catalina aircraft A24-64 following a successful reconnaissance mission in the Philippines. In March 2019, RAAF conducted an inspection of a crash site south-east of Cape Calavite on the north-west end of Mindoro Island, after they became aware of several artefacts at this location in 2014. These

https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/another-piece-catalina-puzzle-reconnaissance-mission-update

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Rising hip-hop star and Young Australian of the Year, Danzel Baker, aka Baker Boy is singing the praises of Indigenous languages.

https://www.arts.gov.au/departmental-news/iy2019-hip-hop-dreaming

ACCC and FBI sign inter-agency cooperation agreement | ACCC

A new Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) between the ACCC and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will strengthen the agencies’ joint efforts in combating cartels and other anti-competitive behaviour. The MOC provides for the exchange of expertise and staff between the two agencies to enhance work in the detection, investigation and prosecution of criminal

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-and-fbi-sign-inter-agency-cooperation-agreement

Library closure for renovations | Geoscience Australia

Our strength lies in our people and our diversity in backgrounds. Geoscience Australia offers a variety of scientific, technical, IT and administrative roles....

https://www.ga.gov.au/news-events/news/latest-news/library-closure-for-renovations

What is the Development Control Plan process? | National Capital Authority

The Process1. Development Intention ExpressedConfirm site is in an area subject to special requirementsNCA notified and consulted2. Development Control Plan DraftedResponding to relevant provisions of National Capital PlanReflecting relevant provisions of Territory PlanSetting out requirements in the interests of the National Capital3.How a DCP can be requested, considered and

https://www.nca.gov.au/planning-heritage/special-requirements-areas/what-development-control-plan-process

Design Quality | National Capital Authority

The built environment affects the daily lives of everyone; the design and quality of our surroundings can have a lasting impact on our culture, identity and quality of life. Good design in the built environment means buildings and spaces that are:Background and documents about Design Quality

https://www.nca.gov.au/planning-and-heritage/urban-design/design-quality

Heritage | National Capital Authority

The NCA manages many heritage places on behalf of the Australian Government. Under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), the NCA manages the following heritage listed places:Background on heritage and a list of heritage places managed by the NCA

https://www.nca.gov.au/planning-heritage/heritage

May the 4th be With You: The music of Star Wars at the National Carillon Tickets, Sat 04/05/2019 at 11:30 am | Eventbrite

Eventbrite - National Capital Authority presents May the 4th be With You: The music of Star Wars at the National Carillon - Saturday, 4 May 2019 - Find event and ticket information.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/may-the-4th-be-with-you-the-music-of-star-wars-at-the-national-carillon-tickets-59937242907?aff=erellivmlt

Dunrossil Drive Pine Tree Replacement | National Capital Authority

The NCA is undertaking a program to replace the Pine trees along Dunrossil Drive. Many of the trees are dead or dying, resulting in weakened or falling trees and branches.Specific detail on Dunrossil Drive Pine Tree Replacement

https://www.nca.gov.au/project/dunrossil-drive-pine-tree-replacement

Block 19 Section 32 Campbell - Demolition of an existing building and construction of a mixed use building | National Capital Authority

The National Capital Authority (NCA) has recieved a works approval application for the demolition of an existing building and construction of a mixed use building, landscaping, civil works and associated temporary works located at Block 19 Section 32 Campbell.The plans and supporting documentation for this application can be viewed below. 

https://www.nca.gov.au/consultation/block-19-section-32-campbell-demolition-existing-building-and-construction-mixed-use

Helping Australian Families To Live Free From Violence | Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation

The Department of

https://www.mhs.gov.au/media-releases/2018-11-25-helping-australian-families-live-free-violence

Inland Rail tunnelling ahead | Minister for Finance

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann Minister for Finance and the Public Service Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for Western Australia...

https://www.financeminister.gov.au/media-release/2018/11/23/inland-rail-tunnelling-ahead

Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements October 2018 | Minister for Finance

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann Minister for Finance and the Public Service Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for Western Australia...

https://www.financeminister.gov.au/media-release/2018/11/23/australian-government-general-government-sector-monthly-financial

Call for novel ways of integrating advanced materials onto military platforms | DST

Research proposals are invited from small businesses and universities to help Defence devise novel ways of integrating advanced materials onto military platforms.

https://www.dst.defence.gov.au/news/2018/11/23/call-novel-ways-integrating-advanced-materials-military-platforms

Man who helped source the gun that killed Curtis Cheng sentenced to 38 years’ jail | Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

The Supreme Court of New South Wales today sentenced Mr Milad Atai to 38 years’ imprisonment with a non-parole period of 28 years and six months, for his part in helping source the firearm that was used in an act of terrorism.

https://www.cdpp.gov.au/news/man-who-helped-source-gun-killed-curtis-cheng-sentenced-38-years%E2%80%99-jail

PNG national gets five years for people smuggling and four years for drug and drug precursor importation | Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

On 19 November 2018, Papua New Guinean national Koloney Bama, 52, was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment in the Cairns Supreme Court for multiple counts of trying to smuggle drugs and the drug precursor ephedrine into Australia. He was also sentenced to five years’ imprisonment for one count of people smuggling.

https://www.cdpp.gov.au/news/png-national-gets-five-years-people-smuggling-and-four-years-drug-and-drug-precursor

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Director of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson will be conferred with honorary citizenship by the Flemish city of Ieper (Ypres) at a ceremony in Ieper on Thursday night....

https://www.awm.gov.au/media/press-releases/honorary-citizenship

Perth Doorstop Interview 23 November 2018

Skip to content Attorney-General for Australia The Hon Christian Porter MP Media Perth Doorstop Interview 23 November 2018 Toggle navigation Home Biography MediaCurrently selected Portfolio Contact Fr...

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov.au/Media/Pages/Pert-Doorstop-Interview-23-November.aspx

Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme to commence December 10

The Attorney-General announced the start date today, saying FITS would enhance transparency across the Australian Government and safeguard the nation's democracy....

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov.au/Media/Pages/Foreign-Influence-Transparency-Scheme-to-commence-23-nov-2018.aspx

ACCC authorises SA councils’ joint waste tenders | ACCC

The ACCC has granted authorisation to four Adelaide councils to jointly procure certain waste management services. The four councils, Adelaide, Charles Sturt, Marion and Port Adelaide Enfield, and a council-owned procurement body called Council Solutions, have been authorised to appoint common providers:

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-authorises-sa-councils%E2%80%99-joint-waste-tenders

ACCC authorises agreements to promote affordable housing | ACCC

The ACCC has granted authorisation for arrangements between SA Housing Authority, Renewal SA and land and property developers, which are designed to increase Adelaide’s supply of affordable housing. This authorisation enables developers to agree to requests from SA Housing Authority or Renewal SA which could otherwise be a breach of competition laws, including agreement to cap prices for some properties, to rent or sell to certain identified tenants or purchasers, or agreement not to compete for the rental or sale of property.

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-authorises-agreements-to-promote-affordable-housing

Parade marks 70th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) | Defence News and Media

The 70th anniversary of the raising of the Australian Army’s Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) was marked with a ceremonial parade at the Australian War Memorial today.

https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/parade-marks-70th-anniversary-royal-australian-regiment-rar

Dilart and Dilart HCT (valsartan) | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Recall - potential contamination

http://www.tga.gov.au/alert/dilart-and-dilart-hct-valsartan-0

Department of Health - Garden Commemorates the Gift of Life

Australians now have a Gift of Life Garden in the national capital to acknowledge those affected by organ and tissue donation and transplantation, supported by an $80,000 contribution from our Government.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-wyatt167.htm+

Department of Health - $20 million for drug and alcohol treatment in South Australia

The Australian Government will provide $20 million to boost drug and alcohol treatment services in South Australia particularly in regional and rural areas.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-hunt159.htm

Department of Health - Interview on 5AA with Leon Byner

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview on 5AA with Leon Byner regarding $20 million for drug and alcohol treatment services in South Australia.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-hunt181123.htm

Department of Health - Productivity Commission inquiry into mental health terms of reference

The Australian Government has released the terms of reference for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health and announced the appointment of an Associate Commissioner for the inquiry.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-hunt158.htm

Department of Health | Statement from Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy, on lead in drinking water from some plumbing products and the enHealth Guidelines

The Community should be reassured that our drinking water is safe.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mr-yr18-dept-dept10.htm

IDCARE, the ACCC’s Scamwatch and AUSTRAC team up to support Australian scam victims | Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)

IDCARE, Scamwatch and AUSTRAC have responded to over a thousand enquiries from Australians looking to apply for compensation from the US Government after falling victim to international fraud syndicates targeting individuals through Western Union money transfers. 

http://austrac.gov.au/media/media-releases/idcare-accc%E2%80%99s-scamwatch-and-austrac-team-support-australian-scam-victims

Home - About the ABC

The ABC congratulates its content makers and production partners on their success at the Screen Producers Australia Awards, where ABC programs won six categories....

http://about.abc.net.au/press-releases/abc-applauds-production-partners-for-spa-awards-success/

Trial to provide key insights to support your international patent application | IP Australia

Our new Patent Landscape Report trial provides a global snapshot of your technology, available free with international-type search requests.

https://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/about-us/news-and-community/news/trial-provide-key-insights-support-your-international-patent

Air Force helps young women soar | DST

Inaugural AIR4 event encourages young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies.

https://www.dst.defence.gov.au/news/2018/11/22/air-force-helps-young-women-soar

APRA releases life insurance statistics for September 2018 | APRA

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its Quarterly Life Insurance Performance Statistics publication for the September 2018 quarter.

https://www.apra.gov.au/media-centre/media-releases/apra-releases-life-insurance-statistics-september-2018

APRA releases general insurance statistics for September 2018 | APRA

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its Quarterly General Insurance Performance Statistics publication for the September 2018 quarter.

https://www.apra.gov.au/media-centre/media-releases/apra-releases-general-insurance-statistics-september-2018

UPDATE: Item at Adelaide Airport deemed non-hazardous | Australian Federal Police

UPDATE: The item at Adelaide Airport has been assessed and deemed non-hazardous.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/update-item-adelaide-airport-deemed-non-hazardous

ACCC not satisfied with proposed OxoPak marks | ACCC

The ACCC is proposing to reject an application for four certification trademarks for certain biodegradable plastics by OxoPak Pty Ltd. OxoPak is seeking to register the marks as part of its certification scheme for plastic bags and other packaging materials that meet certain specified standards of oxo-biodegradability. The ACCC has concerns that the marks may give consumers the impression that the plastic product complies with certification standards relating to food safety, marine life safety, environmental sustainability and waste reduction.

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-not-satisfied-with-proposed-oxopak-marks

Call for comment: oligosaccharides in foods for infants and young children

Media release: call for submissions on an application to permit two new substances in infant formula products and formulated supplementary foods for young children.

http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/media/Pages/a1155-media-release-oligosaccharides.aspx

Call for submissions on new processing aid

FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth said the application was seeking to permit the use of the enzyme ?-galactosidase from a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis....

http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/media/Pages/a1167-lactase-from-bacillus-subtilis.aspx

3222.0 - Population Projections, Australia, 2017 (base) - 2066

3222.0 - Population Projections, Australia, 2017 (base) - 2066 Quality Declaration  Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/11/2018   ...

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/7DB4DD841EA3A2A5CA2574B9001E26F6?OpenDocument

3222.0 - Population Projections, Australia, 2017 (base) - 2066

The dependency ratio (numbers of persons per 100 aged outside the traditional working age range of 15 to 64) would increase from 52 in 2017 to 58 by 2042 under medium assumptions. Further information ...

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/58FF5A2527DDD70ECA2568A90013634F?OpenDocument

Better weather information, better agricultural results

Australian farmers will soon have easy access to crucial climate and weather information thanks to a joint project between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO....

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Better-weather-information-better-agricultural-results.aspx

Recipients of Mentor LA announced - Screen Australia

Que Minh Luu, Julietta Boscolo, Candy Bowersand Kodie Bedford selected for AiF and Screen Australia’s Mentor LA program.

https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2018/11-21-recipients-of-mentor-la-announced

Onsite Programs | National Capital Authority

The National Capital Exhibition is currently closed for the redevelopment of the exhibition and will reopen in September 2018.Blundells Cottage is also currently closed for landscaping and conservation works and will reopen in August 2018. Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital 

https://www.nca.gov.au/discover-and-learn/education-resources/onsite-programs

Improving visibility of superannuation assets in family law proceedings

Women will get a better deal in accessing superannuation assets at the end of a relationship as a consequence of a new information-sharing initiative announced today as part of the Coalition Governmen...

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov.au/Media/Pages/Improving-visibility-of-superannuation-assets-in-family-law-proceedings-20-nov-2018.aspx

Man charged after 4kg of cocaine allegedly found at Sydney Airport | Australian Federal Police

A 41-year-old Spanish man has been arrested and charged after approximately 4kg of cocaine was allegedly found concealed in an unaccompanied suitcase at Sydney International Airport.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/man-charged-after-4kg-cocaine-allegedly-found-sydney-airport

ACCC releases electricity monitoring discussion paper | ACCC

The ACCC is commencing a new inquiry into the supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market and is consulting on how it will undertake this role. The ACCC has been tasked with monitoring and reporting on the supply of retail and wholesale electricity in Queensland, NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and the ACT, until 2025. It will have a focus on monitoring prices, profits and margins, including the effect of policy changes in the National Electricity Market.

https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-releases-electricity-monitoring-discussion-paper

Department of Health - $7 million for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Australian Government is stepping up its fight against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) by unveiling a new national action plan and more than $7 million in new funding.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-wyatt165.htm

Department of Health - High-Tech Hector to Boost Road Safety for Senior Australians

Virtual reality is being used in a unique project to check the driving skills of senior Australians and improve road safety, thanks to a $726,000 investment by the Australian Government.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-wyatt166.htm

Department of Health - South Australian endometriosis school education program launched

A program teaching South Australian high school students about the chronic menstrual health disorder endometriosis will be launched in South Australian schools.

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/health-mediarel-yr2018-hunt157.htm

Giving lamb definition some teeth

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud will change the definition of lamb for export purposes, matching the New Zealand definition and removing the unfair advantage NZ producers had over our farme...

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/lamb-definition.aspx

Zero tariffs top Hong Kong trade talks

Recent Media Releases Speeches & Transcripts Multimedia Contact Photo Gallery MAContentRollup search Feedback MediaReleaseSubscribe Biography Page Content ??Media release Zero tariffs top Hong Kong tr...

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/Zero-tariffs-top-Hong-Kong-trade-talks.aspx

New appointments to boost Indonesia–Australia red meat and cattle partnership

Three new non-government members have been appointed to the Indonesia Australia Partnership on Food Security in the Red Meat & Cattle Sector....

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/red-meat-cattle-partnership-appointments.aspx

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Skip to main content (press enter) Home About Media Contacts Search NSW New South Wales Weather and Warnings NSW Weather & Warnings Warnings Summary Forecas...

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/555/audio-news-release-more-wintry-weather-for-victoria/

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

METEOROLOGIST, JONATHAN HOW: Hello from the Bureau, with an update on the weather systems currently affecting eastern Australia, with storms, strong winds and even snow over the coming days....

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/556/weather-update-3rd-update-on-thunderstorms-and-cold-snap-for-eastern-australia/

Screen Australia announces 16 titles to be developed - Screen Australia

Screen Australia has announced over $400,000 of Story Development funding for 16 projects including feature films, television and online series.

https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2018/11-21-16-titles-to-be-developed

Big stars back for season 2 of hit comedy Squinters - Screen Australia

ABC in association with Screen Australia and Create NSW are pleased to announce filming is underway on the new season of Jungle Entertainment’s Squinters.

https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2018/11-20-big-stars-back-for-season-2-of-squinters

Jackie Fairweather Memorial Trathlon | National Capital Authority

About the NCA Corporate documents Annual Reports Corporate Plan 2018 - 2022 List of NCA files Financial information Freedom of Information Our policies Parliamentary Zone Review Procedures for determi...

https://www.nca.gov.au/national-land-and-lake/road-and-lake-closures/jackie-fairweather-memorial-trathlon

Festival of Questacon | National Capital Authority

About the NCA Corporate documents Annual Reports Corporate Plan 2018 - 2022 List of NCA files Financial information Freedom of Information Our policies Parliamentary Zone Review Procedures for determi...

https://www.nca.gov.au/national-land-and-lake/road-and-lake-closures/festival-questacon

Block 13 Section 13 Forrest - The construction of three new multi-unit buildings | National Capital Authority

The National Capital Authority (NCA) has received a works approval application for the construction of three new multi

https://www.nca.gov.au/consultation/block-13-section-13-forrest-construction-three-new-multi-unit-buildings

New funding for family law services to support women to recover financially after separation

Women will be the major beneficiaries of a major funding boost for family law services and initiatives to help women establish economic security after ending a relationship as part of the Coalition Go...

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov.au/Media/Pages/New-funding-for-family-law-services-to-support-women-to-recover-financially-after-separation-20-november-2018.aspx

World first seismic sound experiment conducted off NW Australia - Latest releases - AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has conducted the first real-world seismic experiment to determine the effects of marine noise on fish and pearl oysters.

https://www.aims.gov.au/docs/media/latest-releases/-/asset_publisher/8Kfw/content/world-first-seismic-sound-experiment-conducted-off-nw-australia

Three people arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne | Australian Federal Police

Victoria Police, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), and other agencies which form part of the Joint Counter Terrorism Team have conducted an operation in Melbourne.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/three-people-arrested-counter-terrorism-operation-melbourne

Three men charged following counter terrorism operation | Australian Federal Police

Three men arrested following a counter terrorism operation in Melbourne today have been charged.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/three-men-charged-following-counter-terrorism-operation

ABARES Conditions remain favourable for Australia’s forestry sector

A report released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) today highlighted continued growth in Australia’s forestry sector thanks to favourable condition...

http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/news/media-releases/2018/conditions-remain-favourable-australias-forestry-sector

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Skip to main content (press enter) Home About Media Contacts Search NSW New South Wales Weather and Warnings NSW Weather & Warnings Warnings Summary Forecas...

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/552/audio-news-release-cold-change-heading-victorias-way/

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Skip to main content (press enter) Home About Media Contacts Search NSW New South Wales Weather and Warnings NSW Weather & Warnings Warnings Summary Forecas...

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/554/audio-news-release-potential-for-heavy-rainfall-through-tasmania/

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

METEOROLOGIST, GRACE LEGGE: Hello from the Bureau, here with an update on the potentially severe thunderstorms and springtime cold snap expected through eastern Australia....

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/553/weather-update-2nd-update-on-thunderstorms-and-cold-snap-for-eastern-australia/

Star power and power plays in new ABC drama Black B*tch (working title) - Screen Australia

ABC, Screen Australia and Keshet International are thrilled to announce that Rachel Griffiths and Deborah Mailman will star in the upcoming drama series Black B*tch (working title).

https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2018/11-19-star-power-and-power-plays-in-new-abc-drama

Christmas at the Carillon | National Capital Authority

Pack your picnic and join us for a free family friendly Christmas Carillon concert at Aspen Island, with Canberra Harmony Chorus, food vendors and a special visitor!Sunday 16 December 2018Tower tours: 4.15 pm to 5.45 pmConcert: 6.00 pm to 7.30 pmStay tuned for more details!

https://www.nca.gov.au/attractions-and-memorials/national-carillon/christmas-carillon

Thousands of Couples Caught Rorting the Welfare System | Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation

More than 70 people a day are being caught rorting the welfare system by falsely claiming to be single in order to qualify for higher Centrelink payments.

https://www.mhs.gov.au/media-releases/2018-11-19-thousands-couples-caught-rorting-welfare-system

NBN financial results show solid performance | Minister for Finance

Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann Minister for Finance and the Public Service Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for Western Australia...

https://www.financeminister.gov.au/media-release/2018/11/19/nbn-financial-results-show-solid-performance

The future of unmanned operations demonstrated at Autonomous Warrior 2018 | DST

Defence is hosting a major demonstration of trusted autonomous systems in and around Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

https://www.dst.defence.gov.au/news/2018/11/19/future-unmanned-operations-demonstrated-autonomous-warrior-2018

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Applications are open for the 2019-20 Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) program grant opportunity.

https://www.arts.gov.au/departmental-news/funding-available-indigenous-languages-and-arts

Five charged and $180,000 seized over alleged international money laundering syndicate | Australian Federal Police

Five Hong Kong nationals have been charged following a joint investigation into an alleged international money laundering syndicate.

https://www.afp.gov.au/news-media/media-releases/five-charged-and-180000-seized-over-alleged-international-money-laundering

Sale to unlock the potential of Brisbane's Bulimba Barracks | Defence News and Media

The Department of Defence today commenced the first stage of the open market sale process for the Bulimba Barracks site in Brisbane, marking a significant step in the Government’s commitment to unlocking surplus Commonwealth land for housing.

https://news.defence.gov.au/media/media-releases/sale-unlock-potential-brisbanes-bulimba-barracks

Arts a bigger drawcard for international tourists than wineries, casinos or sport | Australia Council

The arts are increasingly on the itinerary for visitors packing their suitcases to come to Australia, according to a new report from the Australia Council for the Arts: International Arts Tourism: Con...

http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/news/media-centre/media-releases/arts-a-bigger-drawcard-for-international-tourists-than-wineries-casinos-or-sport/

Joint media release — Telling the stories of our service men and women

The Hon Darren Chester MP Minister for Veterans' Affairs Minister for Defence Personnel Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC...

http://minister.dva.gov.au/media_releases/2018/nov/joint-awm-20181101.htm

Woolgrowers decide on 1.5 per cent levy

Woolgrowers have voted for a 1.5 per cent levy rate on their gross wool sale proceeds to fund research and marketing services to the Australian wool industry....

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/woolgrowers-1-5-levy.aspx

$16.9 million for smart fruit fly management

Australian fruit and vegetable growers will be given a new edge in the fight against fruit fly, with new high-tech systems giving early warnings of fly movements....

http://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/smart-fruit-fly-management.aspx

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

- Possibility of heavier falls of 50-80mm about the southeast on Friday but there is uncertainty in totals due to the position of a low pressure system....

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/551/audio-heavy-rainfall-for-tasmania-this-week/

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Skip to main content (press enter) Home About Media Contacts Search NSW New South Wales Weather and Warnings NSW Weather & Warnings Warnings Summary Forecas...

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/549/audio-erratic-weather-on-the-way-for-victoria/

Media Release - Bureau of Meteorology Newsroom

SENIOR METEOROLOGIST, DR ADAM MORGAN: Hello from the Bureau with the first look at a dramatic shift in the weather across eastern Australia this week....

http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/550/weather-update-storms-and-cold-snap-for-eastern-australia/

Christmas/New Year holiday period – Foreign Investment Review Board

Due to the Christmas/New Year holiday period, applications received from Tuesday 20 November 2018, should not be expected to be decided upon until mid-January 2019 or later, however commercial deadlin...

http://firb.gov.au/2018/11/christmas-new-year-holiday-period/

Home - About the ABC

The ABC will celebrate remarkable Australian stories in 2019 with distinctive new dramas, documentaries and comedies that showcase the country’s creative talent. Highlights include the return of firm ...

http://about.abc.net.au/press-releases/yours-in-2019-abcs-unrivalled-commitment-to-diverse-australian-stories/