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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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Interview with ABC Goulburn Murray

23 February 2017

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, spoke to Joseph Thomsen on ABC Goulburn Murray.

Ten year roadmap released for energy resources sector

22 February 2017

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the release of a ten year roadmap for the Australian energy resources sector, to ensure it stays competitive.

$3m cash bid exploration permit awarded off Western Australia

20 February 2017

International energy company Chevron has paid $3 million for a cash bid permit to secure the right to explore an area off the Western Australian coast for the next six years.

Northern Australia CRC open for business

20 February 2017

The Australian Government has announced the establishment Board of the $75 million CRC for Developing Northern Australia, which will get to work on attracting research projects that benefit the north.