Australia's National Resources Statement ("Statement") sets out the Government's policy and long-term reform agenda for the Australian resources sector. The Statement was released on 14 February 2019 by the Hon Matthew Canavan (Minister for Resources and Northern Australia). In the Statement, the Government recognises that Australia's resources sector has never been more important to our economic wealth and prosperity than it is today. With the Government recognising that the opportunity to grow the sector by attracting investment and supporting employment can only be facilitated with progressive policy development in partnership with industry, researchers and across Australian Federal, State and local governments. This background underpins the basis of the Government publishing the first National Resources Statement in two decades.
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