$50 million NAIF investment to see Townsville Airport soar into the future

More  than 200 local jobs, extra flights and greater tourism activity are  expected to flow from a $50 million investment in Townsville Airport by the Coalition Government. Read more

$11.1 million cash bid exploration permits awarded

Oil and gas companies have paid a total of $11.1 million for cash bid permits to secure the right to explore three areas offshore Western Australia and Victoria for the next six years. Read more

Australia first fertiliser project backed by NAIF

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will invest $74 million in Australia's first plant to produce Sulphate of Potash. Read more

Government releases first national resources plan in a generation

Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Coalition Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. Read more

Maximising Australis's critical minerals potential

Lithium, cobalt, titanium and Australia’s other critical mineral resources will be the focus of the Liberal National Government’s latest industry funding round, opening today. Read more

Canavan welcomes record resources export figure

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed confirmation Australian resources exports in 2018 set a new record of $248 billion. Read more

Funding announced for Northern Australia aquaculture plan

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

O’Dowd, Canavan to focus on Emerald businesses and industry

While Labor is busy stripping resources from the Emerald region, the LNP is focused on delivering the hard infrastructure the area needs to remain one of Queensland’s most productive hubs. Read more

Shorten outlines plan to sacrifice local CQ jobs

Labor’s proposed investment in hydrogen is a shameless attempt by Bill Shorten to divert attention from his abandonment of Central Queensland’s thriving coal industry. Read more

NAIF loan approvals top $1 billion

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed two investment decisions from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) that see its project loan approvals top $1 billion. Read more



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