16 December 2016
The Australian Government’s 2015 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release has been finalised, with nine new offshore petroleum exploration permits awarded across both rounds.
8 December 2016
The Australian Government is supporting the development of the next wave of mineral, energy and groundwater resources, with work now underway on the $100 million Exploring for the Future program.
6 December 2016
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed today’s announcement by the Adani Group that several regional communities will benefit from development of its Carmichael coal project.
1 December 2016
Labor-Greens attacks on the coal industry are threatening 180,000 jobs and more than $30 billion in economic activity in Queensland, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, said today.
21 November 2016
A local community group has been established as the next step in the Australian Government’s consultation process, to determine whether a nominated site in South Australia is the best location for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
19 November 2016
The Coalition Government has announced almost $6 million in funding to support the Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Program.
2 November 2016
Today the Australian Government released the 2016 Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program handbooks, which outline best practices in mining and provide guidance for the mining industry on sustainable development issues.
11 October 2016
The Australian Government is continuing to drive investment and economic growth in Northern Australia, by announcing the appointment of Ms Laurie Walker as the Cairns-based CEO of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).
10 October 2016
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed today’s announcement from Australia Pacific LNG that production has started from the second train at its Curtis Island facility near Gladstone.
26 September 2016
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the appointment of Ian Macfarlane as Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council and said he would be a strong successor to build on more than a decade of leadership under Michael Roche.