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

Surging growth in mining value added supports 27 years of national economic growth

A booming Australian minerals sector has strongly contributed to the 27thyear of uninterrupted economic growth for the nation, according to latest Annual National Accounts data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more

Minister welcomes first shipment for Ichthys LNG project

Resources Minister Matthew Canavan has welcomed the first shipment overnight of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s onshore LNG processing facilities in Darwin. Read more

Canavan heads to Japan for resources and energy talks

Promoting trade and investment opportunities linked to Australia’s high quality resources sector will headline the agenda during a two-day visit to Japan by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan. Read more

Momentum marks third annual Northern Australia Statement

Milestones and momentum are the hallmark of the Coalition’s action plan for the nation’s north, as outlined in the third Northern Australia Annual Statement presented to Parliament today. Read more



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