Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

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20 Sep 2021

Welcome to our new website

Our website has a brand new look and makes it easier to find the information you need.

24 Sep 2021

Government payments to the cultural and creative sectors

Analysis shows that during the first phase of JobKeeper (April–September 2020), more than half of all employees and businesses in cultural and creative sectors received JobKeeper payments.

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21 Sep 2021

$13.5 million to increase food security for remote communities

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will provide a $13.5 million loan to redevelop a food storage and warehouse facility in Alice Springs.

21 Sep 2021

New agri-tech report to guide digital connectivity opportunities

The Australian Broadband Advisory Council (the Council) has today released its report into connectivity for the agri-tech sector, which will help policy makers to get the right settings in place for a digitally connected industry.

21 Sep 2021

Funding boost for heavy vehicle safety projects

The Government is taking further action to keep motorists safe on our roads with an investment of almost $5.5 million in 28 road safety projects.

Consultations

Draft Online Safety (Basic Online Safety Expectations) Determination 2021 consultation

We are seeking submissions on an exposure draft of the Online Safety (Basic Online Safety Expectations) Determination 2021.

08 Aug 2021 09:00 AEST
15 Oct 2021 17:00 AEDT
Open
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Sunsetting Review of Legislative Instruments under the Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Act 2012

The Department is seeking public comment on two legislative instruments that are approaching their sunset date made under the Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Act 2012.

21 Sep 2021 21:00 AEST
05 Oct 2021 17:00 AEDT
Open
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