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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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Northern Australia Infrastructure facility moves ahead

17 March 2016

The Government has introduced legislation to establish the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), a centrepiece of the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia.

Northern Australia tourism businesses given new edge

29 February 2016

The Australian Government is unlocking the vast potential of northern Australia small and medium tourism businesses with a new team of experts deployed to provide one-on-one business advice.

Water resource assessments to unlock the full potential of the North

26 February 2016

Major opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture across northern Australia are a step closer with a $15 million Northern Australia Water Resource Assessment by the CSIRO now underway.

Address to the Etheridge Economic Development Forum

17 February 2016

Minister for Northern Australia, Senator Matt Canavan addressed the Etheridge Economic Development Forum in Georgetown, Queensland.

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