6 August 2020
The Government remains committed to keeping the Northern Endeavour facility and the surrounding marine environment safe and secure, and to finding a longer term solution to the facility and associated oil fields.
5 August 2020
Joint media release with Senator for the Northern Territory Dr Sam McMahon
New scientific data provided through a Federal Government-funded mining exploration program has revealed the enormous economic potential of just some of the Northern Territory’s natural resources.
4 August 2020
Final trade data for the 2019-20 financial year confirms the strength of Australia’s resources sector in underpinning the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.