Two new appointments to the board of the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) have been announced by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.
Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.
Families, businesses and communities across Northern Australia will benefit from spending of more than $12 billion the Liberal-Nationals Government has earmarked for the region.
Joint media release with the Assistant Minister for Defence
The Government has today released the report of a review by Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM into coexistence arrangements in the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA), South Australia. The Government supports the findings and recommendations of the review and thanks Dr de Brouwer for his important work in preparing this report.
Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are expected to reach a record high of $278 billion in 2018–19 - an increase of more than $50 billion in value on 2017–18 figures.
The need for Australia’s world beating resources sector to have world class workers is the impetus behind a Resources Skills Roundtable convened by Resources Minister Matt Canavan in Brisbane today.
Joint media release with the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Simon Birmingham
The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new strategy to elevate Australia as a world powerhouse in the minerals that will underpin the industries of the future including agritech, aerospace, defence, renewable energy and telecommunications.
Joint media release with the Minister for Energy
Today’s release of the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2019 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) and the 2019 Victorian Gas Planning Report adds further weight to calls for southern states to develop their own gas supplies.
Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Regional Development, The Hon Michael McCormack, Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport, The Hon Scott Buchholz and Senator for Queensland, The Hon Ian Macdonald.
The Federal Government will invest $730 million to open up North Queensland to more traffic and more business. This investment is expected to seal or upgrade around 700 kilometres of road, the equivalent of building a new road from the Gold Coast to Rockhampton.
All environment plans for offshore oil and gas activities will be published, and draft environment plans for offshore seismic and exploratory drilling activities will be open for public comment, under recent changes to environmental regulations.
Joint media release with the Member for Flynn, Ken O'Dowd MP and Senator for Queensland, Amanda Stoker
Ground-breaking satellite positioning technology tested near Emerald in Central Queensland could boost profits on farms across Australia, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said today.