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The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 27 July 2017.

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Exploring for the future program delivers first results

20 October 2017

The first dataset has been released from a range of surveys looking at the potential energy, mineral and groundwater resources in a relatively-unexplored region spanning the Northern Territory – Queensland border.

Coalition investing more than $6 billion in Northern Australia

18 October 2017

The Coalition Government is investing more than $6 billion to ensure Northern Australia grows as a trade gateway to the Asia Pacific, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce said last night.

$13.9 million to unlock Northern Australia's business potential

17 October 2017

From reducing infant pearl oyster deaths to ensuring crocodile skin is lesion free, successful project applicants from the CRC for Developing Northern Australia project funding round are as interesting as the locations they hail from.

Exploration in the Great Australian Bight

13 October 2017

On 12 October 2017, Chevron announced that it would not be progressing its exploration work program in the Great Australian Bight.