Canavan welcomes WA decision on fracking

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today welcomed a decision by the WA Government to allow fracking in parts of the state. Read more

Canavan named a champion of Australia-India relationship

Our resurgent resources sector will help bond Australia and India in their growing economic partnership, as outlined in the Government’s response to the India Economic Strategy. Read more

Study to add muscle to Northern Australia’s beef sector

A new study into northern Australia’s beef industry could spark an estimated $3 billion-plus investment in the industry over the next decade. Read more

Landmark LNG project officially opened in Darwin

The official opening of one of the nation’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing facilities signals the beginning of decades of economic benefits for northern Australia. Read more

Larrakia Package to provide 40 years of funding

Indigenous communities in the Top End are set to benefit for the next 40 years from a funding package formalised today by the Australian and Northern Territory governments, the Larrakia people and Japanese oil and gas company INPEX. Read more

Harnessing the potential of Northern Territory’s gas industry

Joint media release with the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, The Hon Michael Gunner Read more

Australian gas exports set to double, Asia to drive demand

Australia’s LNG exports will almost double from current levels to reach around 108 million tonnes by 2040, reinforcing the importance of continued investment in the sector. The forecast figures are contained in the recently released World Energy Outlook (WEO) report. Read more

Australia set to lead the world on Hydrogen production and exports

Australia is poised to take a world-leading role in producing low-emissions hydrogen production, as highlighted in the 2018 World Energy Outlook (WEO) report. Read more

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



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