Labor-Green alliance attack development of Northern Australia

A Labor motion to form a stacked Select Committee to pick apart the Government’s development agenda for Northern Australia has been condemned by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia and Rockhampton-based Senator Matt Canavan.   Read more

Canavan welcomes surging Iron Ore, Coal, LNG exports

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed surging exports of iron ore, coal and LNG in 2019. Read more

Hydrogen strategy a step closer

A National Hydrogen Strategy that will open up export markets in Asia is a step closer with the release of consultation papers today. Read more

Australia's Resource and Energy exports continue to set records

Just-released figures show income earned for Australia from exports of resources and energy is hitting record highs. Read more

Labor heard nothing, learnt nothing from election loss: Still Won't Back Coal Jobs

The Labor party has heard nothing and learnt nothing from the federal election result and still won’t back the coal industry. Read more

Top level talks to boost Australia’s mining skills base

The need for Australia’s world beating resources sector to have world class workers is the impetus behind a Resources Skills Roundtable convened by Resources Minister Matt Canavan in Brisbane today. Read more

Resources and energy commodity exports surge again

Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are expected to reach a record high of $278 billion in 2018–19 - an increase of more than $50 billion in value on 2017–18 figures. Read more

‘ROSI’ future for South East Queensland Freight corridors

Truck drivers and other motorists travelling between Toowoomba to Ipswich and Toowoomba to Seymour will soon have a faster and safer journey, with the Australian Government investing $110 million to upgrade key freight corridors in south east Queensland under the $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative. Read more

Positioning Australia as a critical minerals powerhouse

The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new strategy to elevate Australia as a world powerhouse in the minerals that will underpin the industries of the future including agritech, aerospace, defence, renewable energy and telecommunications. Read more

Reports reinforce need for increased domestic gas development

Today’s release of the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2019 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) and the 2019 Victorian Gas Planning Report adds further weight to calls for southern states to develop their own gas supplies. Read more



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