Senator the Hon Matt Canavan Media Releases
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
17 January 2017
The Australian Government will invest $12 million in a two-year program looking into the future of positioning technology in Australia.
9 January 2017
Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are expected to reach record highs of $204 billion in 2016–17.
16 December 2016
The Australian Government’s 2015 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release has been finalised, with nine new offshore petroleum exploration permits awarded across both rounds.
8 December 2016
The Australian Government is supporting the development of the next wave of mineral, energy and groundwater resources, with work now underway on the $100 million Exploring for the Future program.