24 March 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has brought together some of Australia’s biggest resources companies and key industry representative groups to prepare a unified response from the sector to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak.
19 March 2020
Joint media release with Assistant Minister for Northern Australia, the Hon Michelle Landry MP
The Morrison Government has announced the appointment of eight members to the Advisory Group on Northern Australia, including Chair Glenys Schuntner, to help develop a new five-year plan for northern Australia development.
18 March 2020
Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are forecast to set a record of $299 billion in 2019-20, an increase of $18 billion from 2018-19.
17 March 2020
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has welcomed an overdue decision by the Victorian Government to lift the moratorium on onshore conventional gas exploration and development.
13 March 2020
The redeveloped Katnook Gas Processing Facility near Penola in south-east South Australia is set to again provide natural gas to the region following a major redevelopment, assisted through a $6 million grant from the Federal Government’s Gas Acceleration Program.
13 March 2020
Joint media release with Minister for Industry, Science and Technology the Hon Karen Andrews MP
The Morrison Government is investing in industry-led research to maintain Australia’s place as a world leader in mining and energy resources.
12 March 2020
Australia’s resources sector is continuing to show resilience in the face of the ongoing impacts of the corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak and the bushfire crisis.
6 March 2020
Joint media release with Minister for Industry, Science and Technology The Hon Karen Andrews MP
The Liberal Nationals Government is continuing the northern development agenda by supporting a major research collaboration which could help open up areas of the Northern Territory as a significant grower of broadacre crops.
6 March 2020
Joint media release with Assistant Minister for Northern Australia, the Hon Michelle Landry MP, Member for Herbert, Phillip Thompson OAM, MP, and the Member for Dawson, George Christensen MP
Student accommodation at James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville will be significantly increased, along with local job and economic opportunities, with the construction of a new residence backed by a $46 million Australian Government loan.
4 March 2020
Dramatic increases in critical minerals resources including tantalum, lithium and rare earths have been recorded in new data released by the Australian Government.