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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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Resources and energy exports setting records

9 April 2018

Resource and energy exports are on track to reach a new record level of $230 billion in 2017-18 and earn a trillion dollars for Australia in the next five years.

Cooperative Research Centre for developing Northern Australia to greatly improve horticulture supply chain management

5 April 2018

Smart supply chains for the horticulture sector comprise the first industry-led collaborative project to be managed by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia, supporting the Australian Government's commitment to improving prosperity in the north.  

New East Coast Supply from Gas Acceleration Program

28 March 2018

The East Coast gas market will be boosted with additional supplies of gas from four projects to be funded under the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP).

Speech to the National Press Club - The Long Mining Boom

28 March 2018

I am here to talk about rocks and hydrocarbons but I am going to start talking about people.