The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia

Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia
The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
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The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia on 21 September 2015.

Latest news

6 May 2016

Increasing transparency in the global resources sector

Australia will join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international standard for increased transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sectors.

6 May 2016

Government secures further investment for Northern Australia

The Government has secured an additional expected $2 billion investment in northern Australia with Singapore to upgrade joint defence training facilities in Townsville and Shoalwater Bay in Queensland

4 May 2016

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility passes the Parliament

Legislation to establish the Government’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has passed the Parliament enabling it to commence from July.

3 May 2016

Budget boosts resources innovation and investment

The resources sector continues to play an important role in our economy, representing around 10 per cent of Australia’s GDP and more than 50 per cent of our exports.