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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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Stronger environmental protection for the Pilbara

23 June 2017

A new strategic assessment program agreed between the Turnbull Government and BHP will protect the unique environment of the Pilbara and support environmentally sustainable development of iron ore mines.

Securing our energy future

20 June 2017

The Turnbull Government is taking immediate action to put downward pressure on power prices and ensure reliable energy for all Australians. 

Interview with Sky News

20 June 2017

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, was interviewed on sky News.

New study to assess gas potential of offshore South East Australia

16 June 2017

The Australian Government will complete a study into offshore gas basins in Southern Australia, as part of the $90 million investment in domestic gas security and supply.