Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
3 July 2018
The Australian Government has committed up to $96 million from its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to a project aimed at boosting enrolments in engineering courses at James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville.
2 July 2018
Australia’s resource and energy export figures are on track to set a new record of $226 billion in 2017–18 – and go even higher this year – according to an in-depth Government report released today.
29 June 2018
Australia’s upgraded earthquake detection and analysis centre was opened in Canberra today by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.
26 June 2018
Joint media release with the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan
More than $31 million has been allocated to 46 mining companies under the Australian Government’s Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive (JMEI) for 2018-19.
20 June 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the announcement of a potential loan to the Kidston power project by the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).
19 June 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the record $1.8-billion contribution from mining royalties to the NSW Budget.
World’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey reveals potential new areas for natural resources in Northern Australia
13 June 2018
The Australian Government today released data collected from the world’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey (AusAEM) from an area on the border of the Northern Territory and Queensland.
1 June 2018
A project to restart gas processing facilities in South West Queensland will get a $2 million boost from the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program, increasing gas supply to the East Coast market.
31 May 2018
The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, today announced the appointment of Professor Stephen Smith to the Australian Government’s Resources 2030 Taskforce.
21 May 2018
Patricia Kerin, Director of the Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre, has been reappointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) until March 2021.