Labor’s got the facts – and its priorities – wrong on Northern Australia

Bill Shorten’s Labor Party is undermining support for jobs in Northern Australia and putting at risk the previously bipartisan agenda to develop the North, with misleading comments about the role of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) in assessing a proposal for the Adani Carmichael project. Read more

Labor can't be trusted on coal jobs

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been caught out peddling empty words to the Queensland communities that depend on resources jobs.   Read more

Canavan's challenge to Bill Shorten: "Back coal"

Matt Canavan has a straightforward challenge for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten: back coal. Read more

Experts appointed to NOPSEMA Advisory Board

Three new expert members have been appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA). Read more

Canavan's message for Queensland: "Stop bickering, start building"

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has a simple message for the Queensland Government: “Stop bickering, start building.” Read more

Consultation to begin on two new Kimba nominations for National Radioactive Waste Facility

A public consultation process will be held in Kimba, South Australia, after two landowners volunteered sites for Australia’s National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.   Read more

Labor should abandon 50% renewables power policy

LABOR should abandon its ideological goal of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030 because it will push up electricity prices and threaten increased blackouts across the country. Read more

Electricity security essential for jobs in the north

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has called on Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to join the Turnbull-Joyce Coalition in prioritising affordable and reliable electricity - including via coal-fired power stations - to secure regional jobs. Read more

Greens coal ban would devastate regional economies

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan says a ban on coal mining proposed by the Greens would devastate regional economies.   Read more

Ten year roadmap released for energy resources sector

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the release of a ten year roadmap for the Australian energy resources sector, to ensure it stays competitive. Read more


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