29 August 2016
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the Federal Court decision to dismiss the Australian Conservation Foundation’s challenge to the federal approval of the Adani coal and infrastructure project.
19 August 2016
The COAG Energy Council today in Canberra agreed for Ministers to collaborate on issues important for the resources sector.
12 August 2016
Today I am pleased to announce grants of $23.7 million to seven applicants under the Carbon Capture and Storage Research Development and Demonstration Fund (CCS RD&D Fund).
11 August 2016
The Government’s new Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is open for business and starting the important work of building investment and creating jobs across the nation’s north.
11 August 2016
Today’s launch of the 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release makes 28 new areas available for bidding in Commonwealth waters offshore from Western Australia and the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands.
6 May 2016
The Government has secured an additional expected $2 billion investment in northern Australia with Singapore to upgrade joint defence training facilities in Townsville and Shoalwater Bay in Queensland
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).
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.
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.