Matt Canavan

A Pope and a Greenie: Why More Power Should Be Given to Locals

2019-12-13T16:10:12+11:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Ninety years ago, Pope Pius XI warned against the problems of taking power away from individual communities when he coined the modern principle of "subsidiarity". The malaise affecting modern, western democracy has much to do with us ignoring his wisdom. This trend has been personified most recently through Bob Brown's sanctimonious convoy to central Queensland. [...]

THE LINK BETWEEN POPE PIUS XI AND BOB BROWN

2019-08-21T12:57:13+10:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Function, Matt Canavan, Speaker|Tags: , |

  SPEAKER:         SENATOR THE HON MATT CANAVAN  (Minister for Resources & Northern Australia) DATE:                Tuesday 6 August 2019 *Book from 24 July 2019** TIME:                5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:             THE LINK BETWEEN POPE PIUS XI AND BOB BROWN VENUE:             The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 [...]

Putting a Price on Australia’s Resources

2017-04-20T12:49:50+10:00November 13th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Malcolm Turnbull becoming Prime Minister in July 2015, Senator Matthew Canavan was promoted to Cabinet in the role as Minister for Resources in what Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called a "key economic role" while retaining his portfolio as Minister for Northern Australia. Along with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Matt Canavan is a supporter of [...]