Minister Canavan outlines the contribution of the resources sector to Australia and the rationale for a National Resources Statement, including priorities and a plan for action.
Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.
Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Coalition Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and markets and share the benefits of success with more regional communities. This is the first such statement for more than 20 years.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed confirmation Australian resources exports in 2018 set a new record of $248 billion.
Joint media release with the Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen MP
A $420,000 project funded by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition Government will develop a comprehensive vision to expand the aquaculture industry in Northern Australia.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed two investment decisions from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) that see its project loan approvals top $1 billion.
Resources and energy exports on track for record $264 billion
Australia has become the world’s largest single gas exporter, ahead of Qatar.
For the first time, a dedicated meeting of Resources Ministers from around the nation has met to discuss the outlook for the Australian resources sector and how to realise its future potential.
Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matthew Canavan will meet with counterpart State and Territory Ministers at tomorrow’s Resources Ministers Meeting as part of the COAG Energy Council in Adelaide.
Up to 90 terrajoules of new gas supplies will flow into Queensland every day in 2019, with completion of the Northern Gas Pipeline running from Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to the mining hub of Mount Isa.
Queensland’s resources industries continues to underpin the services and infrastructure the state needs, with today’s Budget update revealing the sector will return more than $5.1 billion in royalties this financial year.