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.
16 September 2016
Nominations are open for local community members to join the Barndioota Consultative Committee, the next step in the consideration of a site for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
29 August 2016
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the Federal Court decision to dismiss the Australian Conservation Foundation’s challenge to the federal approval of the Adani coal and infrastructure project.
19 August 2016
The COAG Energy Council today in Canberra agreed for Ministers to collaborate on issues important for the resources sector.
12 August 2016
Today I am pleased to announce grants of $23.7 million to seven applicants under the Carbon Capture and Storage Research Development and Demonstration Fund (CCS RD&D Fund).
11 August 2016
The Government’s new Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is open for business and starting the important work of building investment and creating jobs across the nation’s north.
11 August 2016
Today’s launch of the 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release makes 28 new areas available for bidding in Commonwealth waters offshore from Western Australia and the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands.
6 May 2016
The Government has secured an additional expected $2 billion investment in northern Australia with Singapore to upgrade joint defence training facilities in Townsville and Shoalwater Bay in Queensland
4 May 2016
Legislation to establish the Government’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has passed the Parliament enabling it to commence from July.
21 April 2016
The Government has announced that Townsville will be the headquarters for the Northern Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).