Native fresh water prawns among new CRC projects invigorating Northern Australia’s aquaculture industry

The Australian Government has announced a $100,000 investment in aquaculture from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia designed to stimulate jobs and economic growth across the north. Read more

Space technology aids regional aviation

THE HON MICHAEL MCCORMACK MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure and Transport   SENATOR THE HON MATT CANAVAN Minister for Resources and Northern Australia   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   The Australian Government is delivering more accurate GPS systems for aeroplanes, which will make regional aviation safer and more efficient Read more

First meeting of the Resources 2030 Taskforce

The Resources 2030 Taskforce charged with identifying reforms to secure the future of Australia’s resources sector has met for the first time today. Read more

Kimba economic working group established

A new group in the South Australian community of Kimba will be charged with investigating all economic opportunities and issues associated with a proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. Read more

$4 million awarded for community projects in South Australia

Projects in South Australia near Kimba and Wallerberdina Station will receive some $4 million through new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Community Benefit Programme grants. Read more

New waste framework to guide management of radioactive waste

The Australian Radioactive Waste Management Framework has been released today by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan. Read more

Resources and energy exports setting records

Resource and energy exports are on track to reach a new record level of $230 billion in 2017-18 and earn a trillion dollars for Australia in the next five years. Read more

Federal Government supports future of Townsville

SENATOR THE HON MATTHEW CANAVAN Minister for Resources and Northern Australia   THE HON PAUL FLETCHER MP Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities   Bill Shorten continues to prove he is incapable of handling the nation’s finances with any sense of propriety following wildly inaccurate claims about the Turnbull government’s commitment to the north Queensland city of Townsville.   Read more

CRC for developing Northern Australia to greatly improve horticultural supply chain management

Smart supply chains for the horticulture sector comprise the first industry-led collaborative project to be managed by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia, supporting the Australian Government’s commitment to improving prosperity in the north. Read more

CQ LNP team delivers the final piece of Rookwood’s funding jigsaw

After years of hard work, Central Queensland’s Federal LNP team say it’s time to ‘bring in the bulldozers’ after the Commonwealth’s announcement today that it would increase its funding pledge to $176 million to kick start construction of Rookwood Weir, west of Rockhampton. Read more


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