First national plan for Australia's resources sector for 20 years

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today welcomed a report aimed at making Australia the best resources nation in the world. Read more

$95 million NAIF loan ensures Thunderbird Project is go

Joint media release with the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Melissa Price MP Read more

Helping Northern farmers realise the fruits of their labours

Joint media release with the Member for Dawson, George Christensen Read more

Canavan welcomes re-opening of Century Mine

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the re-opening of the Century Mine in north-west Queensland, describing it as “an historic event”. Read more

Gas producers meet for Ministerial roundtable

Resources Minister Matt Canavan today met with east coast gas producers at a second Ministerial roundtable meeting aimed at securing reliable and affordable domestic gas supplies for Australian users. Read more

$150 million green light for NT Airport expansion project

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has approved finance, subject to conditions, for a $300 million expansion of airport facilities in Darwin, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. The investment will help create up to 1,500 jobs and support the development of the NT's export potential, particularly in agriculture. Read more

$1 million committed to NT energy resources innovation

The Morrison-McCormack Government is backing the Northern Territory’s energy resources sector by locking in $1 million to help boost competitiveness and productivity. Read more

Latest resources figures positive news for Australian jobs

The latest figures on the nation’s mineral and petroleum exploration are positive news for Australian jobs and the economy, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said today. Read more

New business alliance for Australia and Indonesia

An agreement that will boost trade and investment between Australia and Indonesia has been welcomed by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan. Read more

Investing in brown coal research and development

The Coalition Government continues to focus on harnessing the economic benefits that can come from the nation’s vast brown coal resources by making $1 million in funding available to Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA).   Read more

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