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.
Survey reveals potentially mineral-rich area in Northern Australia three times larger than previously known
20 March 2018
New data gathered by the Australian Government has revealed a potentially mineral-rich area straddling the NT-Queensland border is three times larger than previously known.
19 March 2018
The Coalition Government is supporting smaller exploration companies to undertake “greenfields” mining exploration and so make mineral discoveries crucial to the Australian economy, thanks to legislation that passed the Senate today.
9 March 2018
The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan, gave a speech at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC.
7 March 2018
Today the Treaty between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste was signed, Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea.