In the News

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

The Morrison Government will ensure that Australians will be among the first in the world to get access to a vaccination against coronavirus, should current medical trials prove it to be successful, safe and effective.

If trials of the vaccine prove successful we will manufacture and supply vaccines straight away under our own steam and make it free for Australians.

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Military history rightly possesses a powerful hold over Australians. We have been forever captured by the tragedy of Gallipoli, which sparked a legend and helped to forge our nation’s identity. But just as important to Australia’s destiny, our place in our region and understanding of who we are was victory in the Pacific. On the 75th anniversary of the end of the war in the Pacific, we should ask how many of us truly understand how that titanic struggle for survival defined Australia’s destiny and our place within our Pacific family?

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended for those in Mitchell under the next phase of our support for affected businesses and households.

This unprecedented economic support for local businesses and their workers is helping the Mitchell community through the COVID-19 pandemic and bolstering our economic recovery.

Under the Morrison Government’s next phase of support, the JobKeeper Payment will continue at its current level until 27 September, after which it will be extended for a further six months to 28 March 2021. 

Sunday, 09 August 2020

The Morrison Government’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy outlines how we will keep Australian families and businesses secure online protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cybercrime, including on the dark web.

To support improved cyber security in the community, the Government will:

Friday, 07 August 2020

Small businesses in Mitchell can apply for a share in $9 million of grants under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program.  Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.

Up to $20,000 will be available to small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $10 million to upgrade equipment to reduce energy consumption, invest in monitoring systems to better manage energy use and conduct energy audits to investigate other opportunities for efficiency.