Experience and fresh faces on NOPSEMA board

Experienced oil and gas industry executive Ken Fitzpatrick has been reappointed as a member to the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) until March 2022. Read more

New $2.6 billion bauxite mine to spread wealth throughout Queensland

Australia’s newest bauxite mine near Weipa will help keep our nation in the world’s number one position in the production of bauxite and exports of aluminium. Read more

North could play significant role in nation’s forestry future

Northern Australia could play a significant role in the future of the nation’s forestry industry, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said today. Read more

$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


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