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.
4 May 2016
Legislation to establish the Government’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has passed the Parliament enabling it to commence from July.
21 April 2016
The Government has announced that Townsville will be the headquarters for the Northern Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
12 April 2016
Senator Canavan gave a speech at the 2016 Northern Australia Food Futures Conference in Darwin
23 March 2016
The Government has reached another milestone in the establishment of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) by announcing that Cairns, Queensland, will host its headquarters.