The Hon Madeleine King MP Media Releases

Global demand for energy is pushing Australia’s resources and energy export revenues to new highs, with an ongoing surge in demand for materials needed for low-emissions technology such as batteries, solar panels and electric vehicles.

The decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour floating production storage and offtake facility has reached a significant milestone with contractor Petrofac Facilities Management Limited taking operational control of the facility.

The Australian Government has signed a new Heads of Agreement with East Coast LNG Exporters to prevent a gas supply shortfall and secure competitively priced gas for the domestic market.

Businesses, communities, farmers and first responders across Australia and New Zealand will reap the benefits from greater satellite positioning accuracy with the award of an AUD$1.18 billion, 19-year contract to bring the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network (SouthPAN) to life.

The Australian Government has approved a series of grants to accelerate the development of the critical minerals resources industry as part of our efforts to reach net zero.

Joint media release with Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney

The Australian Government is securing the ongoing rehabilitation of the Ranger uranium mine adjoining Kakadu National Park and the eventual return of the site to the Mirarr Traditional Owners.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has met with senior figures in the Western Australian resources sector to discuss jobs and skills challenges facing the resources sector during a roundtable in Perth.

The 2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release has been announced today by the Australian Government, with approximately 46,758 square kilometres of new acreage available for exploration.

The Australian Government has approved the first two new offshore greenhouse gas storage areas since 2014, providing Australian industry with new opportunities for carbon capture and storage and helping Australia to achieve its target to lower emissions by 43 per cent by 2030.

The Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) has been formally extended to 2030, ensuring the Government can use the mechanism to safeguard domestic gas supplies.