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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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Kimba consultative committee announced

11 December 2017

The Kimba Consultative Committee has been appointed, and includes 14 members plus an Independent Convenor and a Deputy Convenor.

Gas sale agreement a win for the east coast

1 December 2017

Improved gas supply security and approximately 1000 new jobs will be created in Queensland thanks to a new deal announced today.

Unlocking Northern Australia's full potential

1 December 2017

The Australian Government is bringing together its expert advisers from across the North, to further develop the $6 billion Northern Australia agenda.

$4.8m for projects to boost innovation and sustainability of resources sector

29 November 2017

Eight projects that will boost cross-industry innovation, collaboration and sustainability in the resources sector will receive $4.8 million in funding through the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres Initiative.