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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 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. 

Taskforce to focus on next phase of resources boom

28 March 2018

Securing the competitiveness of Australia’s resources sector will be the focus of a new taskforce announced today to help ensure the longevity of one of Australia’s most important industries.

Funding for exploration and research to secure jobs for the future

28 March 2018

Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Zed Seselja and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan this morning announced $50 million of Australian Government funding for research aimed at better equipping the mining and resources sector to manage future challenges.

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