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Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.

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Investing in resources innovation

21 February 2018

Eight projects to boost cross-industry innovation, collaboration and sustainability in the resources sector will share in $2.1 million of government funding.

Australia's tropical medicine expertise to grow in 2018

29 January 2018

Thirteen medical researchers and projects tackling critical health issues across northern Australia are the latest to receive funding through the Coalition Government’s HOT NORTH program.

Australia’s underwater wonder in never-before-seen detail

19 January 2018

The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Gas Acceleration Program open for applications

15 January 2018

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.