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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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$4m awarded for community projects in South Australia

11 April 2018

Projects near in South Australia near Kimba and Wallerberdina Station will receive some $4 million through new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Community Benefit Programme grants.

New framework, function to guide management of radioactive waste and a disposal pathway for intermediate waste

10 April 2018

The Australian Radioactive Waste Management Framework has been released today by Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan.

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.  

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