Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
9 June 2017
Statoil Australia has committed today to continue offshore oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
5 June 2017
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Matt Canavan said the final investment decision for the Adani Carmichael mine would be a game-changer for the resources sector in Northern Australia.
15 May 2017
Twenty-one new areas in Commonwealth waters will be available for oil and gas exploration through the 2017 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release announced today.
10 May 2017
The 2017 Budget has confirmed the Coalition Government will provide almost $7 billion for major infrastructure projects in Northern Australia.
9 May 2017
The Coalition Government will invest in a new program to accelerate the development of gas resources, aimed at ensuring affordable and reliable energy for Australian users.
5 May 2017
Matt Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, has called on Westpac to answer a simple question: “Will you fund coal projects in Queensland’s Galilee Basin?”
26 April 2017
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has thanked resources companies operating in Central and North Queensland, who have so far donated more than $700,000 to the Cyclone Debbie recovery effort.
12 April 2017
Bill Shorten’s Labor Party is undermining support for jobs in Northern Australia and putting at risk the previously bipartisan agenda to develop the North, with misleading comments about the role of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) in assessing a proposal for the Adani Carmichael project.
7 April 2017
The resources industry is on track to deliver another record high, with export earnings from the sector set to reach $215 billion in 2016–17 and 2017–18.
31 March 2017
Three new expert members have been appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA).