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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.

Gas Acceleration Program continues to benefit east coast supply

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.

Professor Stephen Smith appointed to Resources 2030 Taskforce

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.

Safety expert reappointed to NOPSEMA Advisory Board

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.

Helping Northern Australian farmers export to Asia

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.

North Queensland's agricultural industry set to transform

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.

NAIF makes its first investment in the Northern Territory

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.

New areas for Petroleum exploration

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

2018 Woomera Prohibited Area review

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.

More than $10 billion earmarked for Northern Australia

10 May 2018

The Coalition Government now has more than $10 billion earmarked for spending in Northern Australia.

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