The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Barnaby Joyce, was interviewed by ABC Darwin.
The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 27 July 2017.
The Turnbull Government will commit $100 million to secure additional private investment in vital greenfield mineral exploration to drive the next wave of mineral discoveries crucial to the resources sector and the Australian economy.
Stuart Smith has been reappointed as Chief Executive Officer of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) for five years from 25 September 2017.
The Northern Territory and Australian Governments have signed an agreement to continue rehabilitation planning for the former Rum Jungle Mine Site, near Batchelor in the Northern Territory.
On 12 October 2017, Chevron announced that it would not be progressing its exploration work program in the Great Australian Bight.
The Coalition Government is investing more than $6 billion to ensure Northern Australia grows as a trade gateway to the Asia Pacific, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce said last night.
The first dataset has been released from a range of surveys looking at the potential energy, mineral and groundwater resources in a relatively-unexplored region spanning the Northern Territory – Queensland border.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Barnaby Joyce has congratulated a Darwin-based medical researcher who has won a prestigious science award.