The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, delivers the 2017 Annual Statement on Developing Northern Australia.
Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.
Joint media release with Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews
The Morrison Government continues to build Australia’s critical minerals future, granting Major Project Status to a new Western Australian rare earths facility.
After a consultation and technical assessment process spanning more than four years, Napandee in Kimba, South Australia has been identified to host Australia’s National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
A comprehensive review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) has found it has helped lower domestic gas prices while contributing to more secure gas supplies for Australian consumers.
Australia’s new Critical Minerals Facilitation Office is open for business and ready to support the development and growth of our critical minerals sector.
Joint media release with Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham MP
Using hydrogen as a clean, affordable and sustainable source of energy is another step closer after Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan signed a joint statement of cooperation with Japan today.
Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are forecast to set a record $281 billion in 2019–20, up from $279 billion in 2018–19.
Joint media release with South Australia's Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan
BP and Chevron have committed to investing a total of $116.5 million in oil and gas exploration activities, with at least half directed to projects in South Australia with a view to increasing energy supplies in the state and south-eastern Australia.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed today’s announcement by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) that Equinor’s environment plan for exploratory petroleum drilling activity in the Great Australian Bight has been accepted.
The latest coal report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has underlined ongoing strong international demand for Australian coal, with growth in demand in India and other Asian countries offsetting declines in Europe and the United States.