13 December 2018
Joint media release with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs
A Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan of $27.5 million will help upgrade the Ayers Rock (Connellan) Airport.
13 December 2018
The opportunities and challenges facing Australia’s northern health sector will be front and centre of discussions at the fifth meeting of the Northern Australian Advisory Council (NAAC) in Alice Springs today.
11 December 2018
Joint media release with the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
A new strategy commissioned by the Liberal-National Government will help to maximise Australia’s potential as a world powerhouse in lithium-ion battery manufacturing.
6 December 2018
Surging coal, iron ore and LNG exports have made a major contribution to Australia’s trade surplus for October, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said today.
3 December 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has congratulated Rio Tinto on achieving its first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project on Cape York six weeks early.
29 November 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matthew Canavan has welcomed Adani’s announcement it will self-finance its Carmichael mine and rail project, with the start of preparatory construction works imminent.
28 November 2018
Joint media release with the Minister for Foreign Affairs
The first tranche of legislation to implement the landmark Maritime Boundary Treaty with Timor-Leste has been introduced into the Australian Parliament today.
27 November 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today welcomed a decision by the WA Government to allow fracking in parts of the state.
22 November 2018
Our resurgent resources sector will help bond Australia and India in their growing economic partnership, as outlined in the Government’s response to the India Economic Strategy.
21 November 2018
A new study into northern Australia’s beef industry could spark an estimated $3 billion-plus investment in the industry over the next decade.