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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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New data reveals potential copper "hot spots" in Northern Australia

10 May 2018

Potential copper “hot-spots” in an area on the Queensland-Northern Territory border are revealed in new data released by the Australian Government today.

Better GPS and satellite imagery to support a smarter economy

8 May 2018

The Turnbull Government is investing in the global positioning system (GPS) technology that will create jobs and support Australian industry.

Innovative project to commercialise offshore gas and create more jobs

7 May 2018

A new $1.6 billion offshore gas project, granted Major Project Status by the Australian Government, will create jobs and boost the economy in Australia.

Statement on Northern Australia Infrastructure facility board

3 May 2018

The Chair of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Ms Sharon Warburton, has advised she will step down from the role due to family health reasons.