Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
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.
18 May 2018
The Australian Government has announced a $259,000 investment by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia to improve farmers’ ability to export agricultural produce to Asia.
16 May 2018
The Australian Government has announced a $250,000 investment by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia to transform North Queensland’s agricultural sector, stimulating jobs and economic growth across the North.
16 May 2018
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s first investment in the Northern Territory will help expansion of an aquaculture business, creating regional jobs and helping meet increased demand for seafood.
15 May 2018
As part of its ongoing commitment to meeting Australia’s future energy needs, the Australian Government today announced the 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release covering Western Aust
11 May 2018
The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, today announced the appointment of Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM to lead the 2018 Review of the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) coexistence framework.
10 May 2018
The Coalition Government now has more than $10 billion earmarked for spending in Northern Australia.