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Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has officially opened the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, an operation which will deliver around 10 million tonnes of hard coking coal to be used in steel production in overseas markets each year.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has condemned Labor for siding with the Greens this morning in an attempt to vote down a motion supporting workers at the New Acland coal mine. “It is to Labor’s eternal shame that it has worked with the Greens to vote against...

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has demanded Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk step in to fix the New Acland mine debacle, which risks hundreds of jobs on the Darling Downs due to 12 years of legal ‘lawfare’ against an expansion of the mine. Minister Canavan said when Premier...

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Tim Fischer’s penultimate speech in the House of Representatives was in response to a motion condemning the September 11 terrorist attacks. In that contribution Tim expressed his confidence that the “United States will recover from this human tragedy” and that he was “quietly confident that ... Australia would play its...

We need to ignore the doom-mongers and continue to build on the great Australian coal industry, taking it to even greater heights, writes federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.

Australia probably will create economic history later this year when we are likely to record our first current account surplus since 1975, all thanks to our record-breaking resource sector.

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Topics: Proposed energy fund, National Energy Guarantee, government investment in power, NAIF funding

Subjects: Gas prices, National Energy Guarantee, Adani coal project, Bill Shorten, Cabinet reshuffle

LNP Qld team on Adani and Labor wrecking CQ coal jobs Michelle Landry MP (Capricornia) Ken O’Dowd MP (Flynn) Senator Matt Canavan – Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Ian Macdonald  (Townsville)  


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