31 July 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, has reconfirmed the Government’s commitment that 45 local jobs will be created in Kimba through the establishment of the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
27 July 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has congratulated Australian critical minerals company Lynas Corporation after today’s confirmation it’s signed an historic contract with the US Department of Defense.
25 July 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt says the importance of the resources sector to our economy has been highlighted in latest trade figures showing iron ore is the first Australian commodity to break the $100 billion a year mark in export value.
23 July 2020
New figures from the Coalition Government’s $225 million Exploring for the Future program again show how important the resources sector is to the national economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 July 2020
A dedicated agency will be established by the Australian Government for the management of Australia’s radioactive waste that brings together responsibility and expertise in this important and specialised field.
20 July 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt welcomed the announcement by Cooper Energy of its $55 million investment in the Minerva gas plant as a great show of confidence in the industry.
17 July 2020
Joint media release with the Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Populations, Cities and Urban Infrastructure
Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) campus will be expanded under a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)-funded project aimed at growing the city’s education and community precincts.
17 July 2020
Joint media release with the Hon Michelle Landry MP, Assistant Minister for Northern Australia
The Coalition Government’s strong commitment to developing the economic potential of Australia’s north will continue after a decision to extend the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) a further five years.
15 July 2020
Joint media release with the Hon Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry, and the Hon Michelle Landry MP, Assistant Minister for Northern Australia
The nation’s critical minerals sector will be boosted by a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan to develop one of the world’s largest minerals sands project in Western Australia.
8 July 2020
The Government will invest $2.5 million to support Traditional Owner aspirations and ensure the ongoing health and safety of people and the environment at Maralinga, South Australia.