Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
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.
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.
5 March 2018
The latest statistics on Australia’s vast mineral resources show Australia continues to lead as the world’s largest reserve holder or producer of key commodities such as gold, iron ore and lithium.
1 March 2018
Today we celebrate the achievements of the Northern Australia Worker Pilot Program (NAWPP), which was a key initiative of the Our North, Our Future: Developing Northern Australia White Paper.
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.
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.
19 January 2018
The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef.
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.
8 January 2018
Australia’s resources and energy export earnings increased by 1.2 per cent to reach a record level of $52.5 billion in the September quarter of 2017.
20 December 2017
The Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) will open to applications early in the new year, to further strengthen the East Coast gas market.