Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
27 March 2017
Some of Australia's largest industrial gas and energy users today explained to the Australian Government first-hand how the cost pressures from rising gas prices are threatening their businesses and the jobs of their employees.
23 March 2017
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has a simple message for the Queensland Government: “Stop bickering, start building.”
20 March 2017
A public consultation process will be held in Kimba, South Australia, after two landowners volunteered sites for Australia’s National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
3 March 2017
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has called on Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to join the Turnbull-Joyce Coalition in prioritising affordable and reliable electricity - including via coal-fired power stations - to secure regional jobs.
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.
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.
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.
17 February 2017
The Australian Government today announced it will be collaborating with New Zealand on a project to improve positioning capability in the Australasia region.
Two Kimba landowners submit voluntary applications to host a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility
2 February 2017
The Australian Government has received two new voluntary nominations to host a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility from landowners in the Kimba region in South Australia.
25 January 2017
Eleven projects in the Hawker and Quorn regions of South Australia will be funded under the Australian Government’s Community Benefit Programme