Coal – the new comeback kid

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared that coal has made a ‘comeback’ in its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO) update. Read more

Resources sector continues to drive Queensland’s economy

Queensland’s resources sector generates one in every five dollars of the state’s economy and one in every eight jobs in Queensland, according to a report released today. Read more

Funding provides boost to northern tourism

Northern Australian tourism has received a boost with a decision to expand CSIRO’s TraNSIT transport modelling tool to include tourist data. Read more

Mount Isa centre stage for third Northern Australia forum

Mount Isa is the centre of decision-making on the future development of Northern Australia this week, with Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan convening a meeting of State and Territory representatives in the city. Read more

Government funding for bush medicine research

The Coalition Government is contributing more than $360,000 to research traditional Australian medicinal plants. Read more

Australia to host Global Summit on Earth Observations 2019

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matthew Canavan today welcomed the announcement Australia will host the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Ministerial Summit in November 2019. Read more

New tsunami data for Australia released

New data released today reveal the northwest coast of Western Australia is more likely to experience a tsunami than any other region in the country – although the possibility remains low. Read more

Resources exports driving Australia’s record trade result

Australian trade is booming due to surging growth in Australia’s fossil fuel exports of coal and gas. Read more

New tropical cyclone data for Northern Australia

The Australian Government today released new tropical cyclone data that will help build the resilience of communities in Northern Australia. Read more

A strong future ahead for oil and gas exploration in Australia

The future of oil and gas exploration looks bright after new offshore petroleum exploration permits were awarded by the Coalition Government that could see more than $530 million invested over the next six years. Read more


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