From little things, big things grow: Broadacre cropping to be tested in Far North Queensland

A $50 million industry could stem from a test crop of oilseed in Far North Queensland launched today as one of three projects designed to diversify the crops industry across Australia’s north.    Read more

Five varieties of the spice of life in Northern Australia trial

A new project will test if Northern Australia has the potential to step into the global spice trade worth $12 billion annually.   Read more

Backing Smart Energy Resources Projects

The Morrison Government is backing the next generation of Australian technology pioneers by locking in $2 million to help deliver the future of energy resources innovation. Read more

World leading CO2 injection project starts operations

The world’s largest greenhouse gas mitigation project undertaken by the LNG industry has started on Barrow Island, Western Australia. Read more

New data sheds light on groundwater in the Upper Burdekin

Fresh new elevation data relating to groundwater resources in the Upper Burdekin is set to benefit north Queensland’s farmers, businesses and communities. Read more

Key resource exports continue growth in 2019

Australia’s exports of iron ore, coal and LNG have grown for six months straight, with ABS figures released this week showing the value of our resources and energy exports reached $142.5 billion from January to June. Read more

NAIF loan on the way for James Cook University

Construction on an Australian Government funded project in Townsville which will attract top students and help build a workforce to drive the future prosperity of North Queensland is another step closer to starting. Read more

Productivity Commission to Review Resources Sector Regulation

Streamlining regulation in the resources sector will be the focus of a 12-month review by the Productivity Commission. Read more

2019 Offshore Petroleum exploration acreage release announced

The Australian Government today announced the 2019 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release, comprising 64 areas, the largest since 2000. More than 120,000 square kilometres of acreage will be released for a single round of work program bidding. Read more

Landmark pilot hydrogen project underway

Construction has started on a half-billion dollar pilot hydrogen project which has the potential to create $2 billion in exports for Australia. Read more



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