Keith Pitt

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Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "This is about knuckling down to deliver shared commitment by the Australian and NSW governments to achieve better environmental outcomes in the Murray-Darling Basin," External link

abc-au Friday, October 22, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt declared : “Find me a solar panel that works in the dark” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There is a range of modelling all over the place about all sorts of things,” External link

theage Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know for example that under Kyoto we lost property rights in Australia through the states, and in Queensland that has been particularly damaging,” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt responded : “Do you think climate change is real?” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt responded : “The climate is changing. It’s always changed” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “We’ll continue to do what’s in Australia’s national interest, and particularly one which drives jobs and economies in regional areas,” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It's a 'no' as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about The Deputy ) : “It’s a ‘no’ as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing,” External link

theage Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told ( about The Deputy ) : “It’s a no as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing,” External link

smh Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about The Deputy ) : “The climate is changing. It’s always changed, Fran. Do I think that Australia can change the temperature of the globe? Well, I don’t think we can. We shut our economy, I don’t think I’ll make one iota of difference” External link

smh Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The (financial) market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There’s not a single solar panel in the world that works in the dark. Quite simply if you want affordable reliable power, then that’s not the way to do it,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The [financial] market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The (financial) market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

wsau Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There’s not a single solar panel in the world that works in the dark. Quite simply if you want affordable reliable power, then that’s not the way to do it,” External link

wsau Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Barnaby Joyce ) : “Barnaby’s the leader but, just like me, he’s not the Messiah. This is about talking to our people. Welcome to democracy,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “No matter what happens, we need to find a way to fund the resources sector and provide insurance,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "They (mining projects) are perfectly viable, they are perfectly legal," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "They (mining projects) are perfectly viable, they are perfectly legal," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My colleagues will put forward their views , and at the moment it’s a blank canvas,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My colleagues will put forward their views , and at the moment it’s a blank canvas,” External link

smh Friday, October 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our resources will play an important role in providing Australia, and the world’s, energy needs,” “Australia has shown that a reduction in emissions can be achieved alongside a strong resources sector and this technology will ensure it continues to make a significant contribution to our economy and jobs for decades to come” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The sector has gone from strength to strength and is performing better than it was pre-pandemic, further building on Australia’s reputation as a reliable and stable supplier of resources and energy,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “For us, as members of the party that represents regional Australia, we want to ensure that those costs are not passed on to the people we represent; that we very, very clearly understand what the path is, what the cost will be, and who’s paying,” “We will look forward to seeing what a proposal may or may not be. That hasn’t been established yet. We are committed to 2030. Before we all get too agitated and worked up we should recognise the results we’ve had already” External link

guardian Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "There has not been a final commitment for that to happen," "We want to ensure that those costs are not passed on to the people" External link

bordermail Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We have not committed to net zero by 2050 — that would involve agreement from the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 20, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now, for the government policy to change – and it hasn’t changed in this country, we have not committed to net zero by 2050 – will require the agreement of the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Exploration will continue to play a key role in supporting Australia’s economic growth by encouraging investment in development prospects,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I have always said I will give the matter the careful attention it requires,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now, for the government policy to change – and it hasn’t changed in this country, we have not committed to net zero by 2050 – will require the agreement of the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought,” External link

smh Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Carbon capture, use and storage projects will play an integral role in helping cut emissions, whilst supporting Australian industry and creating jobs,” “The coalition government is keen to accelerate the development of projects and offshore greenhouse gas storage offers a perfect investment opportunity” External link

naturalgaseurope Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The $50-million Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program, a key part of the plan, will support operators to speed up their exploration and bring Beetaloo gas online faster. The program remains open to new applications,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) projects will play an integral role in helping cut emissions, whilst supporting Australian industry and creating jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage release will allow the initial exploration and scoping necessary for industry to take long-term investment decisions in this critical field,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “We have not committed to net zero by 2050,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “let’s be real – we have a long history of utilising coal for the nation’s prosperity” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is all about the cost and who is paying” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual Acreage Release is a crucial component of the Government’s gas-fired recovery plan,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Exploration will continue to play a key role in supporting Australia’s economic growth by encouraging investment in development prospects, as well as unlocking additional supply,” “This is consistent with the drive to deliver current projects as well as the potential to increase supply into the East Coast market” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "I think they would be unsupportive but we are yet to have that discussion," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "I think they would be unsupportive," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual acreage release is a crucial component of the government's gas-fired recovery plan. It is vitally important that Australians have access to reliable and affordable energy both now and in the future,” External link

naturalgaseurope Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual Acreage Release is a crucial component of the government's gas-fired recovery plan. It is vitally important that Australians have access to reliable and affordable energy both now and in the future,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The most recent information we have is that every Australian will utilise nuclear medicine sometime in their lifetime, whether it’s to identify cancer, to treat cancer or for other advanced health technologies,” External link

watoday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt stated ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I encourage you to engage with the [NSW Water Minister] Melinda Pavey about four proposal for construction of a new and larger Burrinjuck Dam," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “The Commonwealth is committed to building more dams. It’s that easy,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “The Commonwealth is committed to building more dams. It’s that easy,” External link

theage Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s resources and energy commodities remain in high demand and we expect to see these strong results continue over time,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global demand for energy and mineral resources is projected to grow over the coming decades, driven by growing populations and fast-developing economies in our region,” “This Global Resources Statement promotes Australia’s strong resources credentials. Australia is a reliable, responsible and ready partner for resources exploration, investment and supply” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Despite the pandemic, the resources sector has continued to set new highs, with record exports worth A$293-billion in 2019-20 and the latest forecast for another record of A$296-billion this financial year,” “I congratulate the sector for its amazing performance, its ongoing contribution to Australia’s economy and the employment opportunities it has given to around 260 000 Australian men and women, especially in regional areas” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is also strongly supporting the development of the critical minerals sector, which is becoming increasingly important to new high-technology devices in industries including telecommunications, medicine, and defence,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields . are developed as soon as possible," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "Increased royalties and tax revenues are continuing to support our economy and to help pay for essential services that Australians rely on," External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "We have a strong relationship with China and we want that relationship to continue," "We do have trade arrangements in place. We expect all of our trading partners to meet the requirements of those trade agreements, including China" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields are developed as soon as possible,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields … are developed as soon as possible,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Establishing Australia’s biggest iron ore project in half a century is a significant vote of confidence in the industry’s future and its long-term benefits to Australia,” External link

theage Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our major miners have made a concerted effort to bring down production costs over the last 10 years, and those efforts are paying off,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate our iron-ore sector for its strength, reliability and resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic, and for its continued support of Australia’s economy,” “Increased royalties and tax revenues are continuing to support our economy, and to help pay for essential services that Australians rely on such as schools and hospitals, roads, infrastructure and the defence force, for the benefit of all Australians” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s large upcoming offshore gas developments such as the Scarborough, Browse and the Barossa projects, will create thousands of new high-wage jobs, including nearly 5 000 jobs during construction and more than 1 000 operational jobs,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is ready to capitalise on the expected growth in global gas demand driven by Asian economies. The use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a critical enabler of emerging energy technologies,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Yara Pilbara facilities are a great example of downstream uses of natural gas, with the company exporting fertiliser to help grow crops and feed the world from the nearby Port of Dampier,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government’s reforms will ensure the NAIF can play a key role in the continuing Covid economic recovery in northern Australia, driving more jobs and economic opportunities” External link

miningweekly Friday, May 14, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It is of great concern to me that a legitimate industry like coal mining, which makes a significant contribution to the national economy and employs thousands of Australians, is being held back by what can only be described as corporate activism," External link

abc-au Friday, May 14, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It is of great concern to me that a legitimate industry like coal mining, which makes a significant contribution to the national economy and employs thousands of Australians, is being held back by what can only be described as corporate activism," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The rehabilitation plan addresses feedback from traditional owners, sacred site custodians and other stakeholders. Work will get underway once the plan receives an expected environmental approval later this year,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 2021/22 Budget locks in funding to accelerate the development of northern Australia, and to build a global resources strategy and network to strengthen a vital sector that continues to underpin our economic recovery and wellbeing,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : “The 2021-22 Budget locks in funding to accelerate the development of northern Australia, and to build a global resources strategy and network to strengthen a vital sector that continues to underpin our economic recovery and wellbeing,” “While rain and cooler weather have eased drought conditions across parts of eastern Australia, the Government continues to invest in practical measures to help farmers improve water infrastructure, and to reform water markets in the Murray–Darling Basin” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have extended the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme for 12 months until June 2022 to ensure drought-affected farmers can access the $50 million in rebate funding secured through the 2020-21 Budget,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

bordermail Monday, May 10, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, May 10, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “I’m really passionate about getting more Australian kids into jobs particularly in the resources sector,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 10, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need more kids coming out with STEM and we need more with that science, physics and engineering type background, because that’s where the work is,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 10, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 10, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need to ensure that we have a continuous investment pipeline for development across regional Australia,” “Our successful, stable and secure resources sector is underpinned by our world-class junior explorers” External link

republicofmining Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt wrote : "I am not convinced that the project will result in lower energy prices," External link

qt Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need to ensure that we have a continuous investment pipeline for development across regional Australia,” “Our successful, stable and secure resources sector is underpinned by our world-class junior explorers” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Australia's resources sector and exports have underpinned our continued economic growth throughout the COVID-19 downturn," "It accounts for around 10 per cent of Australia's GDP and directly employs around 262,000 Australian men and women, mostly in regional areas, and supports more than a million other jobs" External link

9news Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I am on the record that there will be no more buybacks, I can't be clearer than that," External link

bordermail Monday, May 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth has no plans to change the timeline," External link

abc-au Friday, April 30, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "There was significant discussion today around the ability to re-scope the Menindee Lakes and Yanco Creek projects," External link

abc-au Friday, April 30, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Sampling of these deposits will take place in April 2021 in collaboration with Mineral Resources Tasmania and initial results are anticipated by the first half of 2022,” “This information will support a better understanding of regional mineral systems and, therefore, support exploration strategies with increased success rates” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “Collating and interpreting this geological information will improve the understanding of mineral potential in the region and hopefully lead to increased mineral exploration in Tasmania in future years,” “Having already seen immense value in the geological data we uncovered in northern Australia during Phase 1 of the Exploring for the Future programme, we know this is a successful approach that is already paying dividends” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s resources sector and exports have underpinned our continued economic growth throughout the Covid-19 downturn,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate the sector for the work it’s done to remain a stable and reliable supplier during the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is about who pays, and who pays is regional Australia because they are the ones that rely on the mining sector, the gas sector, the agricultural sector, our big exporters, our intensive industries in terms of where we deliver our products right around the world," "We need to take an approach which is balanced, based on technology, which doesn't leave them behind, which ensures the cost for them is not something they can't afford" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt replied : "and yet we are in front" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

theage Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

watoday Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The rare earths in the Goschen Mine include neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium and terbium, which can be used in things such as the production of electric vehicles, generators for wind turbines, and even robotics,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “EcoGraf is an excellent example of what we want to see more of in Australia our raw materials being downstream processed right here in Australia, adding value to our exports and creating well paid and sustainable jobs for Australian workers in the process,” “The project will also use EcoGraf’s own purification technology that eliminates the use of hydrofluoric acid leading to a cost-effective and environmentally friendly purification process” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry has supported Australia’s energy security and economic activity for over 50 years and it will continue to be an important economic and energy security driver for the foreseeable future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Bill also gives effect to the relevant recommendations of the Walker Review. It expands existing trailing liability provisions, increases oversight of changes in titleholder ownership and control, and increases scrutiny on companies operating, or looking to operate, within the regime,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is important to strike a balance between implementing regulatory safeguards for Australian taxpayers, managing the impost on industry while encouraging continued investment in oil and gas development,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is also a great sign that oil and gas market conditions have improved,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth is committed to meeting its agreements in Paris, they are an international agreement which we have signed," "Technology is the key, we will manage our commitments to emissions reduction targets through technology" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Clearly you need the export market to ensure that the capital will flow to these projects — Australia's domestic market is not big enough to warrant all of the current projects we have online," "It is a balance between what we need for exports and what we need for domestic use" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “As the Minister for Northern Australia, the undertaking provided by Santos that operational staff will be based in the Northern Territory is especially welcomed ensuring that more of the benefits flowing from the project are captured here in the Territory,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our Strategic Basin Plan announced last year will prioritise five areas for development with real potential to deliver more gas into the domestic market, beginning with the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory,” External link

miningweekly Monday, March 29, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The increasing demand for Australian commodities has allowed export earnings to overcome challenging conditions for the benefit of the Australian economy and Australian jobs,” External link

theage Sunday, March 28, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The increasing demand for Australian commodities has allowed export earnings to overcome challenging conditions for the benefit of the Australian economy and Australian jobs,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Gas is vital to Australia’s energy security and plays a key role in the economy. As Australia’s third largest energy resource, gas will remain a crucial part of our energy mix well into the future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The relationship between these two industries is likely to grow as the government rolls out a plan to revitalise manufacturing in Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Gas is vital to Australia’s energy security and plays a key role in the economy. As Australia’s third largest energy resource, gas will remain a crucial part of our energy mix well into the future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The relationship between these two industries is likely to grow as the government rolls out a plan to revitalise manufacturing in Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The program is expected to deliver approximately 10 additional exploration wells in the Beetaloo by 2022, and bring forward at least A$150mn of private investment from companies,” “This Commonwealth grants programme will support gas operators to speed up exploration and development of the Beetaloo basin” External link

naturalgaseurope Thursday, March 18, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These projects will be able to supply markets in Asia and Europe with critical minerals, and have the potential to increase downstream processing, increasing supply chain diversification,” “These are exactly the types of projects that our government wants to see, as we build on our resource-rich history for the decades ahead” External link

miningweekly Monday, March 15, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The HESC pilot aims to use brown coal with carbon capture and storage technology to produce clean hydrogen, which can then be used to power much of Japan’s energy needs along with Australia and the rest of world,” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 12, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "However since 2012 the family's claims to engage Australia's protection obligations have been comprehensively assessed on a number of occasions by the Department of Home Affairs and various merits review bodies - the family has consistently been found not to be owed protection," External link

qt Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WEP has not worked as it was expected to - not for returning water to a healthy river and certainly not for communities who deserve as much water as possible to remain economically and socially productive," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool," "We've been doing the legwork so we can get on with the job, identifying about 50 off-farm projects that can form the core of our work program" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WEP has not worked as it was expected to - not for returning water to a healthy river and certainly not for communities who deserve as much water as possible to remain economically and socially productive," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool," "We've been doing the legwork so we can get on with the job, identifying about 50 off-farm projects that can form the core of our work program" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our focus on resource technology will also support the development of new ideas to improve mine productivity, process efficiency and safety. As the sector’s productivity grows so does the Australian economy, benefiting all Australians,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Geoscience Australia will conduct stratigraphic drilling along a large seismic line within Officer basin and analyse new and existing geophysical, geochemical, geochronological and hydrogeological data to better understand the petroleum and groundwater potential of the region,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “As it has done over the last four years, Exploring for the Future is expected to create short-, medium- and long-term jobs in the resources sector, and to play a key role in Australia’s gas-fired recovery,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Independent analysis of the first stage of the programme from ACIL Allen Consulting found it could drive up to A$2.5-billion in economic benefits and jobs in northern Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

theage Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our focus on resource technology will also support the development of new ideas to improve mine productivity, process efficiency and safety. As the sector’s productivity grows so does the Australian economy, benefiting all Australians,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "The numbers are the numbers are the numbers are the numbers," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "My priority is to put communities back at the heart of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and this is another step in that process," External link

bordermail Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Energy Agency ) : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia, and the world’s, energy needs for decades to come,” “The International Energy Agency confirms CCS combined with high-efficiency low emissions technology reduces emissions by as much as 90%, while providing cheap and reliable electricity” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt commented : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia and the world’s, energy needs for decades to come” External link

energylivenews Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia and the world's energy needs for decades to come," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This expansion would help Agripower deliver regional economic benefits, and is forecast to support around 345 jobs during construction and 171 ongoing jobs when completed,” External link

miningweekly Friday, February 26, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Strategy ) : “There are opportunities across both cities and regions, with employees working in hi-vis, lab coats and office spaces. This Strategy supports Australians to get the skills needed to take up these jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We particularly want to ensure that people living in regional communities have opportunities to study, train and upskill to take up these jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I am pleased the resources sector would be a key focus of this inquiry that will look into recent announcements by some banks and superannuation companies that they will withdraw investment support for the coal industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’m not just talking about the big miners, but the 'Mum and Dad' small businesses who’ve told me they can’t access insurance or loans simply because they have some exposure to the coal industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “And despite what activists may say, it will continue to do so for many more years to come,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is only fair that banks, superannuation companies and other financial institutions that are withdrawing investment in sections of the resources sector, explain to all those women and men why their jobs are not worth supporting,” “Australians should know the approach and motivation of these institutions when it comes to supporting Australia’s export industries. I encourage all resources companies with an interest in this issue to make a submission to the inquiry, which is expected to begin hearings next month” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is only fair that banks, superannuation companies and other financial institutions that are withdrawing investment in sections of the resources sector, explain to all those women and men why their jobs are not worth supporting,” External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Debit Cards ) : “The Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre and IMPACT Community Services offer an important suite of services that will support local efforts to improve outcomes for the community and promote responsible spending of welfare,” “These services include full-time case managers to assist Cashless Debit Card participants to access support including financial counselling, parenting programs, education and training” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 15, 2021 7:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We've had a gas industry for decades, more than 50 years in Australia," "It's very strongly regulated by one of the best regulators in the world and they've been successful for a long time" External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The extra funding we are now providing would see those farmers get their money and allow more on-farm water infrastructure water projects go ahead," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 8, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 5, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

bordermail Friday, February 5, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 5, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now that does not sound like a sector in decline,” External link

guardian Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The number of people employed in mining jumped by 22 000, or nearly 10%, in the three months to November last year, providing jobs for 26 000 Australians,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Coal mining was the standout during the quarter, jumping by 25% to employ an extra 11 000 people and a total of 62 000 across the country. It’s also a 23% increase over the year and is the most number of Australians employed in the sector since 2012, which is a phenomenal result and hardly an indication of an industry in decline as some activists suggest,” “Encouragingly, the recovery in oil prices in the second half of last year saw employment in the oil and gas sector increase by 13 000” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector has delivered for Australia at a time we needed, and I thank all in the industry who’ve kept the production lines running without skipping a beat to overcome the challenges of the global Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

theage Monday, February 1, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

watoday Monday, February 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

theherald-au Monday, February 1, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

smh Monday, February 1, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The NAIF loan will fund building of ponds, two processing plants, port facilities and other infrastructure for the project, which is forecast to produce more than four-million tonnes of high purity salt and 100 000 t of potash fertiliser a year,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The number of people employed in mining jumped by 22 000, or nearly 10%, in the three months to November last year, providing jobs for 26 000 Australians,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Coal mining was the standout during the quarter, jumping by 25% to employ an extra 11 000 people and a total of 62 000 across the country. It’s also a 23% increase over the year and is the most number of Australians employed in the sector since 2012, which is a phenomenal result and hardly an indication of an industry in decline as some activists suggest,” “Encouragingly, the recovery in oil prices in the second half of last year saw employment in the oil and gas sector increase by 13 000” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector has delivered for Australia at a time we needed, and I thank all in the industry who’ve kept the production lines running without skipping a beat to overcome the challenges of the global Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Boosting supply will help lower prices and support domestic manufacturing,” External link

guardian Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and ACCC have found east coast of Australia has a low, but increasing, risk of facing a gas shortfall. We are working to get the right balance between affordable gas for manufacturers and a price that encourages new gas resource development,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Beetaloo has the potential to mirror the US shale gas revolution bringing jobs and investment to the North while providing secure and affordable gas supplies to industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “I want to also acknowledge the success of our LNG export industry, especially here in regional Queensland. It has brought jobs and opportunity to many regional communities in central and southern Queensland and put money in the pockets of farmers who are hosting the gas wells on their farms,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Queensland’s mining sector is a significant driver of Australia’s economic success story, and cheaper, more reliable power in the north will continue to support this important industry,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The basin has the potential to transform the Northern Territory’s economy, creating thousands of jobs and supply Australia’s gas demand for decades to come,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Development of the program has been slower than I would have liked, but it is important that we reach agreement with Aboriginal people across the basin so the program is developed to best meet the needs of basin First Nations communities," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The diversity of Australian commodities and the investment in technology and innovation over the past 20 years helped producers and exporters overcome the challenging conditions of the past year and made sure Australia remained a reliable source of resources and energy,” “Australia now stands ready to help supply our export partners as they rebound from the global economic downturn caused by Covid-19, with the development and rollout of effective vaccines contributing to global optimism. "Australia’s success in reaching new markets is an important part of our future success. The Coalition government remains focused on pursuing new investment in the sector and new export markets, which will boost incomes and jobs in Australia’s towns and regions, and contribute to the prosperity of all Australians” External link

miningweekly Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Northern Territory’s Geological Survey estimates the sub-basin could hold more than 200 000 petajoules of gas. Even if only a very conservative 10% of that gas was recovered, it could still supply Australia’s domestic gas demand for more than 10 years,” “Industry analysis estimates the development of the sub-basin could increase economic activity by between A$18-billion and A$36.8-billion over the next 20 years,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If it was truly a market decision they wouldn't offer mortgages to those people who work in the resources sector, car loans or personal loans," "This is the purpose of committees, they will investigate and establish facts and make recommendations and put forward a recommendation for an inquiry. I look forward to seeing what the results are" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If it was truly a market decision they wouldn't offer mortgages to those people who work in the resources sector, car loans or personal loans," "This is the purpose of committees, they will investigate and establish facts and make recommendations and put forward a recommendation for an inquiry. I look forward to seeing what the results are" External link

theage Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "Now I don't think that should continue," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Australia will continue to adhere to its WTO and bilateral trade commitments, and it is our expectation that our trade partners including China would do the same,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Northern Endeavour is permanently moored in Commonwealth waters in the Timor Sea, between the Laminaria and Corallina oil fields,” External link

miningweekly Monday, December 14, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have been working closely with the offshore oil and gas industry on proposals to recover the costs. I thank the industry for its willingness to engage and cooperate on the decommissioning issue, and to ensure Australia maintains its global leadership on support and regulation of this crucial sector,” External link

miningweekly Monday, December 14, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Australian government remains committed to cutting red tape and to removing unnecessary bureaucratic barriers that impede developments and damage investor confidence in Australia’s resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Japan is our biggest market for thermal coal; it’s about twice the size currently of what goes into China,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This time of year in China, you know, they look at a thing called the quota. There have been times previously where this has created some challenges around this time of year, that normally they resolve themselves early in the new year, sort of mid to late January,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "As the Prime Minister has indicated, the government is committed to a gas-led recovery as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic," "Reliable, cheaper gas supply will boost local manufacturing and bring down domestic power bills" External link

theherald-au Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "As the Prime Minister has indicated, the government is committed to a gas-led recovery as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic," "Reliable, cheaper gas supply will boost local manufacturing and bring down domestic power bills" External link

watoday Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade figures show Australia’s resources and energy sector continues to underpin Australia’s economy and lead the country’s comeback as we emerge from the Covid-19 downturn,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While 2020 has been a difficult year for many, with falls in global coal and oil prices, the trade data shows Australia’s resources and energy sector remains resilient and ready to supply the world as global conditions improve. 'Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Australia’s resources and energy sector has maintained Australia’s strong reputation as an efficient, safe and reliable supplier, helping our trading partners in Japan, Korea and China to keep the lights on,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This project supports the government’s vision to further develop northern Australia and to support Australian exports, jobs and opportunities in the north,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I could hear the groans go up in towns from Goondiwindi to Gawler at the suggestion of yet another review after a year which has seen a number of significant reports already released and at least seven more to come as part of statutory and other reporting processes," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have abundant land, abundant energy resources, and extensive carbon storage reservoirs coupled with long-standing experience and an excellent track record and reputation as a global energy exporter,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have abundant land, abundant energy resources and extensive carbon storage reservoirs, coupled with long standing experience and an excellent track record and reputation as a global energy exporter,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I'm pretty sure the opposition leader would be lost in the Hunter without his tour guide," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "At a time when the rest of Australia is focused on economic recovery and getting back to work, it is extraordinary that ANZ’s priority is to play environmental activist," External link

watoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government will consider issues including certainty of supply and investment confidence in our oil and gas industry in assessing options for a national gas reservation scheme,” “To do this, we will consult extensively with stakeholders including states, territories, industry and gas users before a final decision is made” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have found the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to be effective in this regard with supply assured to 2021, which is why I have not triggered the ADGSM,” “However, I want to ensure the continued effectiveness of the ADGSM. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Netback Price will also be a reference point for what is a fair price for domestic gas” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government will consider issues including certainty of supply and investment confidence in our oil and gas industry in assessing options for a national gas reservation scheme,” “To do this, we will consult extensively with stakeholders including states, territories, industry and gas users before a final decision is made” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have found the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to be effective in this regard with supply assured to 2021, which is why I have not triggered the ADGSM,” “However, I want to ensure the continued effectiveness of the ADGSM. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Netback Price will also be a reference point for what is a fair price for domestic gas” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I want to ensure that the remaining part can be delivered faster, I want to expand the eligibility criteria of what the NAIF can finance, we are looking to increase the risk appetite for the NAIF, and increase its governance as well," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a government that supports investment” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a government that supports investment” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a Government that supports investment” External link

azomining Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to see river health in downstream communities go backwards because of delays in delivering the target of 450 gigalitres," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to see river health in downstream communities go backwards because of delays in delivering the target of 450 gigalitres," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The reforms to NAIF will ensure the $5 billion facility will have more flexibility to. bankroll investment in a wider range of projects across Northern Australia," External link

qt Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The resources sector has underpinned Australia's economy throughout 2020 and will continue to play a crucial role for the nation as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

qt Monday, September 28, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt stated : “This execution is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility” External link

mondaq Monday, September 21, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "India presents growing opportunities for Australia's critical minerals, especially as the nation looks to build its manufacturing sector, defence and space capabilities," External link

kualalumpurtimes Friday, September 18, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This commitment will encourage investment to unlock Australia’s vast resources potential – boosting exports, jobs and energy supplies,” “Developing Australia’s untapped gas resources will help to deliver more affordable and more sustainable gas supply that supports households and businesses” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government wants the private sector to step-up and make timely investments in the gas market” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 14, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "We are being watched very closely internationally right now. I think every Australian will recognise how critical this is in terms of our nation. It is also about our strategic partnerships as well. That is why we are working very closely with South Korea and Japan and the US, Europe and a lot of other countries. " External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This kind of cooperation is another step in helping to secure Australia’s clean-energy trading future which is backed by our abundant natural resources and strong history of being a reliable supplier,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia has what it takes to be a world leader in hydrogen production and exports that will help our trading partners lower their emissions,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "I'm launching an action plan to refresh our commitment to the future of communities in the Murray Darling Basin. I want to rebalance the system, not just through the blunt tool of water buy-backs," External link

bordermail Friday, September 4, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "This is the position of the Commonwealth Government, I am very clearly ruling out additional water buybacks from farmers, that is the position of the Commonwealth, that's the position of me as minister, that's the position of the Coalition Government," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WESA review very clearly states that we are behind, that's obvious to all those involved in the Basin," "We are committed to working with the states to squeeze more water efficiencies out of existing projects," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The MDBA has done a very good job in a difficult policy area over a long period of time but we want to ensure they're not marking their own homework and this is about transparency," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Mick Keelty ) : "We're working our way through those issues, I've certainly had a discussion with Mick Keelty … We'll have more to say about who will lead the organisation at a later time," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It will be all about job creation as we emerge from the pandemic and mining will be in a good position to do just that, particularly for regional Australia,” “The extra measures the resources industry have taken to keep workers and communities safe and healthy is paying dividends for Australia now, and will pay even greater dividends when we reach the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth has done exactly what it said it would," External link

abc-au Friday, August 28, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I won't be pre-empting any recommendations from the MDBA in relation to New South Wales' Water Resource Plans, which I'm not expecting before the end of this year," External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government strongly believes exploration will play a key role in helping our economy recover from the pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government strongly believes exploration will play a key role in helping our economy recover from the pandemic. That’s why it is important that the 2020 acreage release proceed as planned,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Many CI/CD options force businesses to make a decision between security or scale,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We know that a major way to speed up new mining and agricultural activities that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing the geological data and information that de-risks exploration and investment," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I completely recognise this is a challenge for individuals who have basically been misled and have gone out and spent the money in good faith," "But once again the administration of some State Governments is not the fault of the Commonwealth" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know that a major way to speed up new mining and agricultural activities that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing the geological data and information that de-risks exploration and investment,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The challenge for Exploring for the Future is to narrow down the location of the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The commonwealth is already investing in a range of job-making infrastructure," "It makes sense to consider what future investments may be necessary to deliver affordable, reliable energy including for domestic gas" External link

watoday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The challenge for exploring for the future is to narrow down where the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources are located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "In its first four years, the program carried out more than 20 activities across three million square kilometres of Northern Australia, including geophysical surveys, geochemical sampling, hydrogeological mapping and stratigraphic drilling," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We know that one way to speed up the discoveries that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing new pre-competitive data and information that supports and de-risks resource investment," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The challenge for exploring for the future is to narrow down where the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources are located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "In its first four years, the program carried out more than 20 activities across three million square kilometres of Northern Australia, including geophysical surveys, geochemical sampling, hydrogeological mapping and stratigraphic drilling," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is a critical time for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and I have no doubt that the Authority will benefit from Sir Angus’ strong leadership and strategic capability," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 7, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is a critical time for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and I have no doubt that the Authority will benefit from Sir Angus’ strong leadership and strategic capability," External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There are obviously some challenges ahead as the world fights to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, but I remain confident that once the crisis passes, resources and energy exports will play a key role in Australia’s economic recovery,” “We knew the corona virus would deliver a massive blow to our economy, but it would have been so much worse if not for the contribution of our coal, iron-ore and LNG exports” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 7, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Investments in the resources sector are investments in jobs and opportunity, especially in regional Australia. The Australian government is focused on creating new jobs to help Australia recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic,” “Even though Australia is known for its world-class mineral resources sector, over 80% of Australia is still underexplored. Over the past four years, EFTF has worked across northern Australia to deliver world-leading data about the region’s mineral, energy and water resource potential to industry, government and communities,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 7, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This programme has a strong focus on boosting investment in the resources sector, generating jobs and maintaining a strong economy,” “The data shows that the key to economic growth in the Northern Territory will be investing in its gas and resource potential. This analysis by ACIL Allen estimates the overall direct net economic benefit from exploration in the East Tennant area could be around A$638-million,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This program has a strong focus on boosting investment in the resources sector, generating jobs and maintaining a strong economy,” “The data shows that the key to economic growth in the Northern Territory will be investing in its gas and resource potential. This analysis by ACIL Allen estimates the overall direct net economic benefit from exploration in the East Tennant area could be around A$638-million,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s success in becoming a top supplier of iron ore and gold has provided a crucial buffer to our economy, with record earnings helping Australia to face the global headwinds from the Covid-19 outbreak,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I expect these figures to improve as the world emerges from the Covid-19 crisis,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Super funds in Australia now control well over two trillion dollars and it is concerning that investment decisions are being made on blind ideology,” External link

smh Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Iron-ore exports in the 2019/20 financial year reached A$101.7-billion, which is a great achievement at a time when our economy needs all the support it can get,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 27, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Iron-ore exports in the 2019-20 financial year reached A$101.7-billion, which is a great achievement at a time when our economy needs all the support it can get,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 27, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate Cooper Energy on making this significant commitment to upgrade the Minerva plant near Port Campbell, Victoria that it jointly holds with the Mitsui Group,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 20, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Since 2010, the plan has been examined by at least nine separate federal inquiries, several state-based inquiries, and around 70 more independent reports and inquiries into elements of the plan," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This extension is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility," External link

qt Friday, July 17, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This extension is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility," "Key to economic growth in the north will be capitalising on its comparative advantages in gas, critical minerals and renewable energy sources to support manufacturing and industry growth, and maximising the potential of the NAIF will be crucial in financing these economy revitalising projects" External link

qt Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know the resources sector has a lead role to play in our economic recovery, and that certainty in decision-making is a valuable commodity right now,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Iron ore demand has almost fully recovered in China and it remains on track to be first single Australian commodity to break the 100 billion AUD (68.5 billion USD) mark in annual export value," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Our government's focus will be all about jobs as we emerge from the COVID-19 economic downturn, particularly for younger Australians, and the resources sector is well positioned to play its part," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Victoria and NSW put forward a motion with no notice. It’s no surprise to me other members of the council weren’t willing to accept that, given that they hadn’t seen it prior and had no time to consider what was on the table,” External link

watoday Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "There were very good contributions from the state ministers. We are all committed to the basin plan and its intentions," External link

watoday Friday, June 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "All things in life are about balance. You can't mine with teaspoons," "These are big industrial projects. The right balance doesn't necessarily mean you have to have three sets of legislation or three levels of government all doing the same thing" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "How many layers of approval for the same thing do you really need?" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If you think about what that means for a project proponent, you've got to sit on your loan facility or your finance, you've got to continually redo your budget costings because they change," "And all of the dynamics of the market can change over a three-year period, so you go from a final investment decision that says 'yes' to changing your mind and you lose the project" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "South Australia and Queensland actually matched the funding provided by the Commonwealth, New South Wales did not, but [it] has been the chief beneficiary of this program by an overwhelming amount," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office continues to work across government to deliver on its mission; identifying investment, infrastructure and innovation opportunities to grow Australia’s critical minerals sector,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My department has worked closely with the Ministry of Mines to develop the MoU, which focuses on avenues to increase trade, investment and research and development in critical minerals between our two countries,” External link

miningweekly Monday, June 8, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “Indian government policies such as the Make in India program, and its goal of moving to full electric mobility by 2030, are expected to increase Indian demand for critical minerals,” External link

miningweekly Monday, June 8, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions to the benefit of the Australian economy,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions to the benefit of the Australian economy,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is a stable supplier and our resource industry is showing great resilience during the pandemic,” “Australia is working closely with its resource trading partners during the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our exports of coal, gas and uranium are crucial to global energy markets and our success in extracting and exporting lithium, copper, nickel and zinc also make Australia important in supporting new technology, including electric vehicles and batteries,” “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions — to the benefit of the Australian economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I don’t want to rule anything in or out,” “I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I’ll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view” External link

aap-au Friday, May 22, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to rule anything in or out," "I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I'll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view" External link

9news Friday, May 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to rule anything in or out," "I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I'll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 15-million-tonne-a-year mine will provide at least 500 construction jobs and around 1 000 new operational jobs. It will add to Australia’s strong position as the world’s largest met coal exporter. "Importantly, Pembroke Resources has also signed an agreement with the traditional owners, represented by the Barada Barna Aboriginal Corporation, to provide employment opportunities at the mine along with other benefits,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 15-million-tonne-a-year mine will provide at least 500 construction jobs and around 1 000 new operational jobs. It will add to Australia’s strong position as the world’s largest met coal exporter. "Importantly, Pembroke Resources has also signed an agreement with the traditional owners, represented by the Barada Barna Aboriginal Corporation, to provide employment opportunities at the mine along with other benefits,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If there is available water somewhere, which I could do with the click of my fingers, I would have done it already, but you can't take water from one part of the basin and put it somewhere else without it impacting someone," External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If there is available water somewhere, which I could do with the click of my fingers, I would have done it already, but you can't take water from one part of the basin and put it somewhere else without it impacting someone," External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have received numerous and diverse nominations from petroleum exploration and production companies and the seismic industry,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The study brought together researchers from the CSIRO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, University of Queensland and Macquarie University and it confirms that CSG fracking is a safe practice,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Reports like the one released today confirm the steps taken by the industry to protect the local environment are working and I am hopeful will attract more resources companies to consider investing in CSG and other unconventional gas developments,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The study brought together researchers from the CSIRO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, University of Queensland and Macquarie University and it confirms that CSG fracking is a safe practice,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Reports like the one released today confirm the steps taken by the industry to protect the local environment are working and I am hopeful will attract more resources companies to consider investing in CSG and other unconventional gas developments,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "This important milestone is a sign of our positive collaboration on water management in the Murray-Darling Basin," "These water resource plans are an integral part of the Basin Plan, and having them in place will provide certainty for water users" External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It's a statement of fact," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Importantly, it will deliver up to 270 terrajoules of gas a day, or around 100 petajoules a year, for both the domestic market and for export with construction to begin this year and the first gas being delivered next year,” External link

miningweekly Friday, April 17, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Importantly, it will deliver up to 270 terrajoules of gas a day, or around 100 petajoules a year, for both the domestic market and for export with construction to begin this year and the first gas being delivered next year,” External link

miningweekly Friday, April 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Mr Keelty's inquiry focused on the water-sharing arrangements in the Murray-Darling Basin and how they work with state water allocation policies," "This report reinforced the need to improve the transparency, accessibility and availability of information about Murray-Darling Basin water matters," External link

bordermail Friday, April 17, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

smh Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 10, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

theage Friday, April 10, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "coal will remain an important part of the world's energy mix decades into the future" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "coal will remain an important part of the world's energy mix decades into the future" External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It’s great to see innovative Australian technology delivering world class safety and huge economic value for our resources sector,” “Resource and energy exports are vital to Australia’s economy and it’s essential to ensure safety of shipping whilst optimising throughput. DUKC® is facilitating ports to achieve this” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Australian resources sector is a key part of the Australian economy. The commodities Australia mines keep the lights on here. They supply the essentials for major businesses like smelters and refineries, and our exports will be critical in keeping international economies going as they too deal with the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector remains well positioned to lead Australia’s economic recovery,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I am committed to ensuring the Government acts on their findings and that the time for reviews is coming to an end," "Irrigated agriculture underpins the Basin economy. The Government will work with the industry through these challenging times and ensure it is well-placed to respond when we are through the current health crisis" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Despite the impact of the Coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly A$300-billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by A$18-billion,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “With these types of numbers we are seeing that exploration expenditure is solid and that there is room for further growth. The best thing that we as a government can do is to remove any red and green tape that will stifle investment and ensure that our policy settings and actions for managing challenges like Covid-19 are right,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources and energy sector is building new infrastructure across regional Australia and developing highly skilled and highly committed local workforces,” “The government and the resources industry recognise more needs to be done to diversify the economies of some local communities which are highly dependent on individual mining projects. The work of CRC TiME will help mining communities broaden their local economies so they can continue to grow and stay strong” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources and energy sector is building new infrastructure across regional Australia and developing highly skilled and highly committed local workforces,” “The government and the resources industry recognise more needs to be done to diversify the economy of some local communities which are highly dependent on individual mining projects. The work of CRC TiME will help mining communities broaden their local economies so they can continue to grow and stay strong” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The redevelopment of the Katnook gas processing facility is a great regional example of the outcomes provided through the Commonwealth’s Gas Acceleration Program,” “South-East South Australia is an important regional manufacturing area which needs reliable and affordable supplies of natural gas to maintain and grow its local industries” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Having locally produced natural gas for South Australia’s south-east will become more important as the region grows and builds its manufacturing sector. It also means more local jobs,” “The Hazelgrove 3 discovery and other work onshore in South-East South Australia is also demonstrating the expensive folly of unscientific bans and moratoria just across the border in Victoria. While Victoria is sitting on undeveloped gas, South Australia is moving ahead to protect its jobs and industries” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We welcome New Zealand’s commitment to join Australia in rolling out this exciting new technology, which will deliver substantial economic benefits for both countries,” External link

gpsworld Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We welcome New Zealand’s commitment to join Australia in rolling out this exciting new technology, which will deliver substantial economic benefits for both countries,” External link

gpsworld Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Meetings in Washington over the past week have made strong progress on an Australia-US joint action plan and will go a long way to helping to unlock Australia’s potential as a reliable and stable supplier of critical materials,” “Critical minerals are crucial to modern high technology industries and global demand is expected to remain strong with the increased use of mobile phones, laptops, renewable energy and other technology” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The government does not support a royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 28, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The government does not support a royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan," External link

bordermail Friday, February 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government remains committed to encouraging the safe development of Australia’s offshore petroleum resources, which is overseen by a world-class independent regulator in the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA),” “The Bight Basin remains one of Australia’s frontier basins and any proposals for new oil and gas fields in this area will be assessed fairly and independently” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I know many will find Equinor's decision not to proceed with this oil exploration project in the Great Australian Bight extremely disappointing, and it is particularly hard for South Australia," "The Bight Basin remains one of Australia's frontier basins and any proposals for new oil and gas fields in this area will be assessed fairly and independently" External link

theage Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "As an indication of how critical I view the Murray-Darling Basin, my first trip since being appointed the Water Minister was to visit the Basin's southern region," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "As an indication of how critical I view the Murray-Darling Basin, my first trip since being appointed the Water Minister was to visit the Basin's southern region," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT



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Murray Watt said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Keith Pitt is the only person who has had his job protected out of this deal," External link

abc-au Monday, October 25, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : “Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia’s strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 25, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : “Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia’s strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 25, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia's strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 25, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia's strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 25, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "I recently met with Keith Pitt and made it very clear that the NSW Government does not support this project. There is no upside to it," External link

bordermail Friday, February 12, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "The Basin Authority and Minister Pitt should send this plan back to NSW as a clear sign it will only accept and accredit water resource plans that protect environmental water as required under law," External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "It's extraordinary both Minister Pitt and Senator Davey defended the NSW government's recent decision to allow floodplain harvesting in certain cotton growing Northern NSW valleys, more than likely depriving downstream communities of a drink" External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "It's extraordinary both Minister Pitt and Senator Davey defended the NSW government's recent decision to allow floodplain harvesting in certain cotton growing Northern NSW valleys, more than likely depriving downstream communities of a drink" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

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Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "This is about knuckling down to deliver shared commitment by the Australian and NSW governments to achieve better environmental outcomes in the Murray-Darling Basin," External link

abc-au Friday, October 22, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt declared : “Find me a solar panel that works in the dark” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There is a range of modelling all over the place about all sorts of things,” External link

theage Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know for example that under Kyoto we lost property rights in Australia through the states, and in Queensland that has been particularly damaging,” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt responded : “Do you think climate change is real?” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt responded : “The climate is changing. It’s always changed” External link

guardian Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “We’ll continue to do what’s in Australia’s national interest, and particularly one which drives jobs and economies in regional areas,” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It's a 'no' as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about The Deputy ) : “It’s a ‘no’ as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing,” External link

theage Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told ( about The Deputy ) : “It’s a no as the Deputy Prime Minister has said, but those discussions are ongoing,” External link

smh Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about The Deputy ) : “The climate is changing. It’s always changed, Fran. Do I think that Australia can change the temperature of the globe? Well, I don’t think we can. We shut our economy, I don’t think I’ll make one iota of difference” External link

smh Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The (financial) market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There’s not a single solar panel in the world that works in the dark. Quite simply if you want affordable reliable power, then that’s not the way to do it,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The [financial] market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The (financial) market is not making a viability decision, they are making an ideological decision,” “If it was a decision solely based on what they think forecasts are, well, demand is up, forecasts are up” External link

wsau Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There’s not a single solar panel in the world that works in the dark. Quite simply if you want affordable reliable power, then that’s not the way to do it,” External link

wsau Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Barnaby Joyce ) : “Barnaby’s the leader but, just like me, he’s not the Messiah. This is about talking to our people. Welcome to democracy,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “No matter what happens, we need to find a way to fund the resources sector and provide insurance,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "They (mining projects) are perfectly viable, they are perfectly legal," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "They (mining projects) are perfectly viable, they are perfectly legal," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My colleagues will put forward their views , and at the moment it’s a blank canvas,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My colleagues will put forward their views , and at the moment it’s a blank canvas,” External link

smh Friday, October 1, 2021 10:04:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our resources will play an important role in providing Australia, and the world’s, energy needs,” “Australia has shown that a reduction in emissions can be achieved alongside a strong resources sector and this technology will ensure it continues to make a significant contribution to our economy and jobs for decades to come” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The sector has gone from strength to strength and is performing better than it was pre-pandemic, further building on Australia’s reputation as a reliable and stable supplier of resources and energy,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “For us, as members of the party that represents regional Australia, we want to ensure that those costs are not passed on to the people we represent; that we very, very clearly understand what the path is, what the cost will be, and who’s paying,” “We will look forward to seeing what a proposal may or may not be. That hasn’t been established yet. We are committed to 2030. Before we all get too agitated and worked up we should recognise the results we’ve had already” External link

guardian Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "There has not been a final commitment for that to happen," "We want to ensure that those costs are not passed on to the people" External link

bordermail Tuesday, June 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We have not committed to net zero by 2050 — that would involve agreement from the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 20, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now, for the government policy to change – and it hasn’t changed in this country, we have not committed to net zero by 2050 – will require the agreement of the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Exploration will continue to play a key role in supporting Australia’s economic growth by encouraging investment in development prospects,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I have always said I will give the matter the careful attention it requires,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now, for the government policy to change – and it hasn’t changed in this country, we have not committed to net zero by 2050 – will require the agreement of the Nationals and that agreement has not been reached or sought,” External link

smh Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Carbon capture, use and storage projects will play an integral role in helping cut emissions, whilst supporting Australian industry and creating jobs,” “The coalition government is keen to accelerate the development of projects and offshore greenhouse gas storage offers a perfect investment opportunity” External link

naturalgaseurope Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The $50-million Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program, a key part of the plan, will support operators to speed up their exploration and bring Beetaloo gas online faster. The program remains open to new applications,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) projects will play an integral role in helping cut emissions, whilst supporting Australian industry and creating jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 2021 Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage release will allow the initial exploration and scoping necessary for industry to take long-term investment decisions in this critical field,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “We have not committed to net zero by 2050,” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “let’s be real – we have a long history of utilising coal for the nation’s prosperity” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is all about the cost and who is paying” External link

guardian Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual Acreage Release is a crucial component of the Government’s gas-fired recovery plan,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Exploration will continue to play a key role in supporting Australia’s economic growth by encouraging investment in development prospects, as well as unlocking additional supply,” “This is consistent with the drive to deliver current projects as well as the potential to increase supply into the East Coast market” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "I think they would be unsupportive but we are yet to have that discussion," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "I think they would be unsupportive," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual acreage release is a crucial component of the government's gas-fired recovery plan. It is vitally important that Australians have access to reliable and affordable energy both now and in the future,” External link

naturalgaseurope Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The annual Acreage Release is a crucial component of the government's gas-fired recovery plan. It is vitally important that Australians have access to reliable and affordable energy both now and in the future,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The most recent information we have is that every Australian will utilise nuclear medicine sometime in their lifetime, whether it’s to identify cancer, to treat cancer or for other advanced health technologies,” External link

watoday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt stated ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I encourage you to engage with the [NSW Water Minister] Melinda Pavey about four proposal for construction of a new and larger Burrinjuck Dam," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “The Commonwealth is committed to building more dams. It’s that easy,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, June 9, 2021 1:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “The Commonwealth is committed to building more dams. It’s that easy,” External link

theage Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s resources and energy commodities remain in high demand and we expect to see these strong results continue over time,” External link

miningweekly Friday, June 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global demand for energy and mineral resources is projected to grow over the coming decades, driven by growing populations and fast-developing economies in our region,” “This Global Resources Statement promotes Australia’s strong resources credentials. Australia is a reliable, responsible and ready partner for resources exploration, investment and supply” External link

miningweekly Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Despite the pandemic, the resources sector has continued to set new highs, with record exports worth A$293-billion in 2019-20 and the latest forecast for another record of A$296-billion this financial year,” “I congratulate the sector for its amazing performance, its ongoing contribution to Australia’s economy and the employment opportunities it has given to around 260 000 Australian men and women, especially in regional areas” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is also strongly supporting the development of the critical minerals sector, which is becoming increasingly important to new high-technology devices in industries including telecommunications, medicine, and defence,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields . are developed as soon as possible," External link

electricenergyonline Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "Increased royalties and tax revenues are continuing to support our economy and to help pay for essential services that Australians rely on," External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "We have a strong relationship with China and we want that relationship to continue," "We do have trade arrangements in place. We expect all of our trading partners to meet the requirements of those trade agreements, including China" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Compliance is at the heart of a fair water sharing system," "All parties need to know they are held to the same standards and are playing by the same rules" External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It will be truly independent, with it's own work plan, budget, with the ability to enter into its own contracts and appoint its own authorised compliance officers," External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields are developed as soon as possible,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Global gas demand is forecast to grow by 1.5% on average per year out to 2025, providing incentive to ensure our large gas fields … are developed as soon as possible,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Establishing Australia’s biggest iron ore project in half a century is a significant vote of confidence in the industry’s future and its long-term benefits to Australia,” External link

theage Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our major miners have made a concerted effort to bring down production costs over the last 10 years, and those efforts are paying off,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate our iron-ore sector for its strength, reliability and resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic, and for its continued support of Australia’s economy,” “Increased royalties and tax revenues are continuing to support our economy, and to help pay for essential services that Australians rely on such as schools and hospitals, roads, infrastructure and the defence force, for the benefit of all Australians” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s large upcoming offshore gas developments such as the Scarborough, Browse and the Barossa projects, will create thousands of new high-wage jobs, including nearly 5 000 jobs during construction and more than 1 000 operational jobs,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is ready to capitalise on the expected growth in global gas demand driven by Asian economies. The use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a critical enabler of emerging energy technologies,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Yara Pilbara facilities are a great example of downstream uses of natural gas, with the company exporting fertiliser to help grow crops and feed the world from the nearby Port of Dampier,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government’s reforms will ensure the NAIF can play a key role in the continuing Covid economic recovery in northern Australia, driving more jobs and economic opportunities” External link

miningweekly Friday, May 14, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It is of great concern to me that a legitimate industry like coal mining, which makes a significant contribution to the national economy and employs thousands of Australians, is being held back by what can only be described as corporate activism," External link

abc-au Friday, May 14, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It is of great concern to me that a legitimate industry like coal mining, which makes a significant contribution to the national economy and employs thousands of Australians, is being held back by what can only be described as corporate activism," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The rehabilitation plan addresses feedback from traditional owners, sacred site custodians and other stakeholders. Work will get underway once the plan receives an expected environmental approval later this year,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 2021/22 Budget locks in funding to accelerate the development of northern Australia, and to build a global resources strategy and network to strengthen a vital sector that continues to underpin our economic recovery and wellbeing,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : “The 2021-22 Budget locks in funding to accelerate the development of northern Australia, and to build a global resources strategy and network to strengthen a vital sector that continues to underpin our economic recovery and wellbeing,” “While rain and cooler weather have eased drought conditions across parts of eastern Australia, the Government continues to invest in practical measures to help farmers improve water infrastructure, and to reform water markets in the Murray–Darling Basin” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have extended the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme for 12 months until June 2022 to ensure drought-affected farmers can access the $50 million in rebate funding secured through the 2020-21 Budget,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

bordermail Monday, May 10, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, May 10, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “I’m really passionate about getting more Australian kids into jobs particularly in the resources sector,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 10, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need more kids coming out with STEM and we need more with that science, physics and engineering type background, because that’s where the work is,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 10, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We're about affordable, reliable and dispatchable power, so it didn't meet the requirements for the government's policy," External link

yahoo-au Monday, May 10, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need to ensure that we have a continuous investment pipeline for development across regional Australia,” “Our successful, stable and secure resources sector is underpinned by our world-class junior explorers” External link

republicofmining Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt wrote : "I am not convinced that the project will result in lower energy prices," External link

qt Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We need to ensure that we have a continuous investment pipeline for development across regional Australia,” “Our successful, stable and secure resources sector is underpinned by our world-class junior explorers” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Australia's resources sector and exports have underpinned our continued economic growth throughout the COVID-19 downturn," "It accounts for around 10 per cent of Australia's GDP and directly employs around 262,000 Australian men and women, mostly in regional areas, and supports more than a million other jobs" External link

9news Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I am on the record that there will be no more buybacks, I can't be clearer than that," External link

bordermail Monday, May 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth has no plans to change the timeline," External link

abc-au Friday, April 30, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "There was significant discussion today around the ability to re-scope the Menindee Lakes and Yanco Creek projects," External link

abc-au Friday, April 30, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Sampling of these deposits will take place in April 2021 in collaboration with Mineral Resources Tasmania and initial results are anticipated by the first half of 2022,” “This information will support a better understanding of regional mineral systems and, therefore, support exploration strategies with increased success rates” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “Collating and interpreting this geological information will improve the understanding of mineral potential in the region and hopefully lead to increased mineral exploration in Tasmania in future years,” “Having already seen immense value in the geological data we uncovered in northern Australia during Phase 1 of the Exploring for the Future programme, we know this is a successful approach that is already paying dividends” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s resources sector and exports have underpinned our continued economic growth throughout the Covid-19 downturn,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate the sector for the work it’s done to remain a stable and reliable supplier during the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

theherald-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is about who pays, and who pays is regional Australia because they are the ones that rely on the mining sector, the gas sector, the agricultural sector, our big exporters, our intensive industries in terms of where we deliver our products right around the world," "We need to take an approach which is balanced, based on technology, which doesn't leave them behind, which ensures the cost for them is not something they can't afford" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt replied : "and yet we are in front" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

theage Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’ve got to tell you, they can’t afford to pay and they will not pay any more,” “So we need to take an approach which is balanced, which is based on technology, which doesn’t leave them behind” External link

watoday Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The rare earths in the Goschen Mine include neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium and terbium, which can be used in things such as the production of electric vehicles, generators for wind turbines, and even robotics,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “EcoGraf is an excellent example of what we want to see more of in Australia our raw materials being downstream processed right here in Australia, adding value to our exports and creating well paid and sustainable jobs for Australian workers in the process,” “The project will also use EcoGraf’s own purification technology that eliminates the use of hydrofluoric acid leading to a cost-effective and environmentally friendly purification process” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry has supported Australia’s energy security and economic activity for over 50 years and it will continue to be an important economic and energy security driver for the foreseeable future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Bill also gives effect to the relevant recommendations of the Walker Review. It expands existing trailing liability provisions, increases oversight of changes in titleholder ownership and control, and increases scrutiny on companies operating, or looking to operate, within the regime,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is important to strike a balance between implementing regulatory safeguards for Australian taxpayers, managing the impost on industry while encouraging continued investment in oil and gas development,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is also a great sign that oil and gas market conditions have improved,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth is committed to meeting its agreements in Paris, they are an international agreement which we have signed," "Technology is the key, we will manage our commitments to emissions reduction targets through technology" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Clearly you need the export market to ensure that the capital will flow to these projects — Australia's domestic market is not big enough to warrant all of the current projects we have online," "It is a balance between what we need for exports and what we need for domestic use" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “As the Minister for Northern Australia, the undertaking provided by Santos that operational staff will be based in the Northern Territory is especially welcomed ensuring that more of the benefits flowing from the project are captured here in the Territory,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our Strategic Basin Plan announced last year will prioritise five areas for development with real potential to deliver more gas into the domestic market, beginning with the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory,” External link

miningweekly Monday, March 29, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The increasing demand for Australian commodities has allowed export earnings to overcome challenging conditions for the benefit of the Australian economy and Australian jobs,” External link

theage Sunday, March 28, 2021 10:48:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The increasing demand for Australian commodities has allowed export earnings to overcome challenging conditions for the benefit of the Australian economy and Australian jobs,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 28, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Gas is vital to Australia’s energy security and plays a key role in the economy. As Australia’s third largest energy resource, gas will remain a crucial part of our energy mix well into the future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The relationship between these two industries is likely to grow as the government rolls out a plan to revitalise manufacturing in Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Gas is vital to Australia’s energy security and plays a key role in the economy. As Australia’s third largest energy resource, gas will remain a crucial part of our energy mix well into the future,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The relationship between these two industries is likely to grow as the government rolls out a plan to revitalise manufacturing in Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The program is expected to deliver approximately 10 additional exploration wells in the Beetaloo by 2022, and bring forward at least A$150mn of private investment from companies,” “This Commonwealth grants programme will support gas operators to speed up exploration and development of the Beetaloo basin” External link

naturalgaseurope Thursday, March 18, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These projects will be able to supply markets in Asia and Europe with critical minerals, and have the potential to increase downstream processing, increasing supply chain diversification,” “These are exactly the types of projects that our government wants to see, as we build on our resource-rich history for the decades ahead” External link

miningweekly Monday, March 15, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The HESC pilot aims to use brown coal with carbon capture and storage technology to produce clean hydrogen, which can then be used to power much of Japan’s energy needs along with Australia and the rest of world,” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 12, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "However since 2012 the family's claims to engage Australia's protection obligations have been comprehensively assessed on a number of occasions by the Department of Home Affairs and various merits review bodies - the family has consistently been found not to be owed protection," External link

qt Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WEP has not worked as it was expected to - not for returning water to a healthy river and certainly not for communities who deserve as much water as possible to remain economically and socially productive," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool," "We've been doing the legwork so we can get on with the job, identifying about 50 off-farm projects that can form the core of our work program" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WEP has not worked as it was expected to - not for returning water to a healthy river and certainly not for communities who deserve as much water as possible to remain economically and socially productive," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool," "We've been doing the legwork so we can get on with the job, identifying about 50 off-farm projects that can form the core of our work program" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our focus on resource technology will also support the development of new ideas to improve mine productivity, process efficiency and safety. As the sector’s productivity grows so does the Australian economy, benefiting all Australians,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Geoscience Australia will conduct stratigraphic drilling along a large seismic line within Officer basin and analyse new and existing geophysical, geochemical, geochronological and hydrogeological data to better understand the petroleum and groundwater potential of the region,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “As it has done over the last four years, Exploring for the Future is expected to create short-, medium- and long-term jobs in the resources sector, and to play a key role in Australia’s gas-fired recovery,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Independent analysis of the first stage of the programme from ACIL Allen Consulting found it could drive up to A$2.5-billion in economic benefits and jobs in northern Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While I appreciate the issue has generated a lot of public discussion and differing opinions, as the decision maker I will carefully consider the proposal taking into account advice from [the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator] and the legislation under which the application has been made before making an announcement,” External link

theage Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our focus on resource technology will also support the development of new ideas to improve mine productivity, process efficiency and safety. As the sector’s productivity grows so does the Australian economy, benefiting all Australians,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:15:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Off-farm water recovery means we can actually progress our river health targets and, unlike on-farm programs we do not reduce water availability in the consumptive pool,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "The numbers are the numbers are the numbers are the numbers," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "My priority is to put communities back at the heart of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and this is another step in that process," External link

bordermail Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Energy Agency ) : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia, and the world’s, energy needs for decades to come,” “The International Energy Agency confirms CCS combined with high-efficiency low emissions technology reduces emissions by as much as 90%, while providing cheap and reliable electricity” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt commented : “Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia and the world’s, energy needs for decades to come” External link

energylivenews Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Technology like this will be the key to further reducing emissions and ensure our premium quality coal will play an important role in Australia and the world's energy needs for decades to come," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This expansion would help Agripower deliver regional economic benefits, and is forecast to support around 345 jobs during construction and 171 ongoing jobs when completed,” External link

miningweekly Friday, February 26, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Strategy ) : “There are opportunities across both cities and regions, with employees working in hi-vis, lab coats and office spaces. This Strategy supports Australians to get the skills needed to take up these jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We particularly want to ensure that people living in regional communities have opportunities to study, train and upskill to take up these jobs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I am pleased the resources sector would be a key focus of this inquiry that will look into recent announcements by some banks and superannuation companies that they will withdraw investment support for the coal industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I’m not just talking about the big miners, but the 'Mum and Dad' small businesses who’ve told me they can’t access insurance or loans simply because they have some exposure to the coal industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “And despite what activists may say, it will continue to do so for many more years to come,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is only fair that banks, superannuation companies and other financial institutions that are withdrawing investment in sections of the resources sector, explain to all those women and men why their jobs are not worth supporting,” “Australians should know the approach and motivation of these institutions when it comes to supporting Australia’s export industries. I encourage all resources companies with an interest in this issue to make a submission to the inquiry, which is expected to begin hearings next month” External link

miningweekly Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It is only fair that banks, superannuation companies and other financial institutions that are withdrawing investment in sections of the resources sector, explain to all those women and men why their jobs are not worth supporting,” External link

4-traders Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Debit Cards ) : “The Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre and IMPACT Community Services offer an important suite of services that will support local efforts to improve outcomes for the community and promote responsible spending of welfare,” “These services include full-time case managers to assist Cashless Debit Card participants to access support including financial counselling, parenting programs, education and training” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, February 15, 2021 7:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We've had a gas industry for decades, more than 50 years in Australia," "It's very strongly regulated by one of the best regulators in the world and they've been successful for a long time" External link

abc-au Friday, February 12, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The extra funding we are now providing would see those farmers get their money and allow more on-farm water infrastructure water projects go ahead," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 8, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, February 5, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

bordermail Friday, February 5, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "We work our way through the regulatory system in a systematic and methodical way, we make decisions on fact," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 5, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Now that does not sound like a sector in decline,” External link

guardian Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The number of people employed in mining jumped by 22 000, or nearly 10%, in the three months to November last year, providing jobs for 26 000 Australians,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Coal mining was the standout during the quarter, jumping by 25% to employ an extra 11 000 people and a total of 62 000 across the country. It’s also a 23% increase over the year and is the most number of Australians employed in the sector since 2012, which is a phenomenal result and hardly an indication of an industry in decline as some activists suggest,” “Encouragingly, the recovery in oil prices in the second half of last year saw employment in the oil and gas sector increase by 13 000” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector has delivered for Australia at a time we needed, and I thank all in the industry who’ve kept the production lines running without skipping a beat to overcome the challenges of the global Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

theage Monday, February 1, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

watoday Monday, February 1, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

theherald-au Monday, February 1, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “However, it is also clear that activists have been using the courts and our legal system with the sole intent of delaying legitimate projects,” External link

smh Monday, February 1, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The NAIF loan will fund building of ponds, two processing plants, port facilities and other infrastructure for the project, which is forecast to produce more than four-million tonnes of high purity salt and 100 000 t of potash fertiliser a year,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The number of people employed in mining jumped by 22 000, or nearly 10%, in the three months to November last year, providing jobs for 26 000 Australians,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Coal mining was the standout during the quarter, jumping by 25% to employ an extra 11 000 people and a total of 62 000 across the country. It’s also a 23% increase over the year and is the most number of Australians employed in the sector since 2012, which is a phenomenal result and hardly an indication of an industry in decline as some activists suggest,” “Encouragingly, the recovery in oil prices in the second half of last year saw employment in the oil and gas sector increase by 13 000” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector has delivered for Australia at a time we needed, and I thank all in the industry who’ve kept the production lines running without skipping a beat to overcome the challenges of the global Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Monday, February 1, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

miningweekly Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “These results are also an encouraging sign that many countries are looking to resume industrial production as economies recover and that is good news for the Australian resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “In the middle of the northern hemisphere winter, it’s not surprising that thermal coal accounted for most of the increase to meet the demand from power utilities. Coal sales to Vietnam and India were stronger, reaffirming the competitiveness of Australian coal, and its reputation for high quality in global markets,” “This again reinforces the importance of coal as an Australian export commodity and that it will remain so for many more years to come” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade data also confirms that despite the global challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Australian resources and energy exports were valued at a phenomenal A$272.5-billion in the 12 months to December,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Boosting supply will help lower prices and support domestic manufacturing,” External link

guardian Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:48:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and ACCC have found east coast of Australia has a low, but increasing, risk of facing a gas shortfall. We are working to get the right balance between affordable gas for manufacturers and a price that encourages new gas resource development,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Beetaloo has the potential to mirror the US shale gas revolution bringing jobs and investment to the North while providing secure and affordable gas supplies to industry,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “I want to also acknowledge the success of our LNG export industry, especially here in regional Queensland. It has brought jobs and opportunity to many regional communities in central and southern Queensland and put money in the pockets of farmers who are hosting the gas wells on their farms,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Queensland’s mining sector is a significant driver of Australia’s economic success story, and cheaper, more reliable power in the north will continue to support this important industry,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The basin has the potential to transform the Northern Territory’s economy, creating thousands of jobs and supply Australia’s gas demand for decades to come,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Development of the program has been slower than I would have liked, but it is important that we reach agreement with Aboriginal people across the basin so the program is developed to best meet the needs of basin First Nations communities," External link

watoday Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The diversity of Australian commodities and the investment in technology and innovation over the past 20 years helped producers and exporters overcome the challenging conditions of the past year and made sure Australia remained a reliable source of resources and energy,” “Australia now stands ready to help supply our export partners as they rebound from the global economic downturn caused by Covid-19, with the development and rollout of effective vaccines contributing to global optimism. "Australia’s success in reaching new markets is an important part of our future success. The Coalition government remains focused on pursuing new investment in the sector and new export markets, which will boost incomes and jobs in Australia’s towns and regions, and contribute to the prosperity of all Australians” External link

miningweekly Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Northern Territory’s Geological Survey estimates the sub-basin could hold more than 200 000 petajoules of gas. Even if only a very conservative 10% of that gas was recovered, it could still supply Australia’s domestic gas demand for more than 10 years,” “Industry analysis estimates the development of the sub-basin could increase economic activity by between A$18-billion and A$36.8-billion over the next 20 years,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If it was truly a market decision they wouldn't offer mortgages to those people who work in the resources sector, car loans or personal loans," "This is the purpose of committees, they will investigate and establish facts and make recommendations and put forward a recommendation for an inquiry. I look forward to seeing what the results are" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If it was truly a market decision they wouldn't offer mortgages to those people who work in the resources sector, car loans or personal loans," "This is the purpose of committees, they will investigate and establish facts and make recommendations and put forward a recommendation for an inquiry. I look forward to seeing what the results are" External link

theage Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "Now I don't think that should continue," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt told : “Australia will continue to adhere to its WTO and bilateral trade commitments, and it is our expectation that our trade partners including China would do the same,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Northern Endeavour is permanently moored in Commonwealth waters in the Timor Sea, between the Laminaria and Corallina oil fields,” External link

miningweekly Monday, December 14, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have been working closely with the offshore oil and gas industry on proposals to recover the costs. I thank the industry for its willingness to engage and cooperate on the decommissioning issue, and to ensure Australia maintains its global leadership on support and regulation of this crucial sector,” External link

miningweekly Monday, December 14, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Australian government remains committed to cutting red tape and to removing unnecessary bureaucratic barriers that impede developments and damage investor confidence in Australia’s resources sector,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Japan is our biggest market for thermal coal; it’s about twice the size currently of what goes into China,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This time of year in China, you know, they look at a thing called the quota. There have been times previously where this has created some challenges around this time of year, that normally they resolve themselves early in the new year, sort of mid to late January,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "As the Prime Minister has indicated, the government is committed to a gas-led recovery as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic," "Reliable, cheaper gas supply will boost local manufacturing and bring down domestic power bills" External link

theherald-au Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "As the Prime Minister has indicated, the government is committed to a gas-led recovery as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic," "Reliable, cheaper gas supply will boost local manufacturing and bring down domestic power bills" External link

watoday Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The trade figures show Australia’s resources and energy sector continues to underpin Australia’s economy and lead the country’s comeback as we emerge from the Covid-19 downturn,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “While 2020 has been a difficult year for many, with falls in global coal and oil prices, the trade data shows Australia’s resources and energy sector remains resilient and ready to supply the world as global conditions improve. 'Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Australia’s resources and energy sector has maintained Australia’s strong reputation as an efficient, safe and reliable supplier, helping our trading partners in Japan, Korea and China to keep the lights on,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This project supports the government’s vision to further develop northern Australia and to support Australian exports, jobs and opportunities in the north,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I could hear the groans go up in towns from Goondiwindi to Gawler at the suggestion of yet another review after a year which has seen a number of significant reports already released and at least seven more to come as part of statutory and other reporting processes," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have abundant land, abundant energy resources, and extensive carbon storage reservoirs coupled with long-standing experience and an excellent track record and reputation as a global energy exporter,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have abundant land, abundant energy resources and extensive carbon storage reservoirs, coupled with long standing experience and an excellent track record and reputation as a global energy exporter,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I'm pretty sure the opposition leader would be lost in the Hunter without his tour guide," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "At a time when the rest of Australia is focused on economic recovery and getting back to work, it is extraordinary that ANZ’s priority is to play environmental activist," External link

watoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government will consider issues including certainty of supply and investment confidence in our oil and gas industry in assessing options for a national gas reservation scheme,” “To do this, we will consult extensively with stakeholders including states, territories, industry and gas users before a final decision is made” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have found the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to be effective in this regard with supply assured to 2021, which is why I have not triggered the ADGSM,” “However, I want to ensure the continued effectiveness of the ADGSM. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Netback Price will also be a reference point for what is a fair price for domestic gas” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government will consider issues including certainty of supply and investment confidence in our oil and gas industry in assessing options for a national gas reservation scheme,” “To do this, we will consult extensively with stakeholders including states, territories, industry and gas users before a final decision is made” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Both the Australian Energy Market Operator and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have found the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) to be effective in this regard with supply assured to 2021, which is why I have not triggered the ADGSM,” “However, I want to ensure the continued effectiveness of the ADGSM. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Netback Price will also be a reference point for what is a fair price for domestic gas” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I want to ensure that the remaining part can be delivered faster, I want to expand the eligibility criteria of what the NAIF can finance, we are looking to increase the risk appetite for the NAIF, and increase its governance as well," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a government that supports investment” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a government that supports investment” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Businesses all over the world are looking to de-risk their supply chains and secure stable sources of critical minerals, and Australia offers a reliable and trusted option,” “We have technologically advanced, innovative and efficient resources and METS sectors, globally recognised environmental practices, and a Government that supports investment” External link

azomining Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to see river health in downstream communities go backwards because of delays in delivering the target of 450 gigalitres," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to see river health in downstream communities go backwards because of delays in delivering the target of 450 gigalitres," External link

maitlandmercury Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The reforms to NAIF will ensure the $5 billion facility will have more flexibility to. bankroll investment in a wider range of projects across Northern Australia," External link

qt Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The resources sector has underpinned Australia's economy throughout 2020 and will continue to play a crucial role for the nation as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

qt Monday, September 28, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt stated : “This execution is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility” External link

mondaq Monday, September 21, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "India presents growing opportunities for Australia's critical minerals, especially as the nation looks to build its manufacturing sector, defence and space capabilities," External link

kualalumpurtimes Friday, September 18, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This commitment will encourage investment to unlock Australia’s vast resources potential – boosting exports, jobs and energy supplies,” “Developing Australia’s untapped gas resources will help to deliver more affordable and more sustainable gas supply that supports households and businesses” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government wants the private sector to step-up and make timely investments in the gas market” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 14, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "We are being watched very closely internationally right now. I think every Australian will recognise how critical this is in terms of our nation. It is also about our strategic partnerships as well. That is why we are working very closely with South Korea and Japan and the US, Europe and a lot of other countries. " External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "It does not matter if you are importing loaves of bread or anything else, if you only have one supply line, that is an increased risk," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This kind of cooperation is another step in helping to secure Australia’s clean-energy trading future which is backed by our abundant natural resources and strong history of being a reliable supplier,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia has what it takes to be a world leader in hydrogen production and exports that will help our trading partners lower their emissions,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "I'm launching an action plan to refresh our commitment to the future of communities in the Murray Darling Basin. I want to rebalance the system, not just through the blunt tool of water buy-backs," External link

bordermail Friday, September 4, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt told : "This is the position of the Commonwealth Government, I am very clearly ruling out additional water buybacks from farmers, that is the position of the Commonwealth, that's the position of me as minister, that's the position of the Coalition Government," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The WESA review very clearly states that we are behind, that's obvious to all those involved in the Basin," "We are committed to working with the states to squeeze more water efficiencies out of existing projects," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The MDBA has done a very good job in a difficult policy area over a long period of time but we want to ensure they're not marking their own homework and this is about transparency," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Mick Keelty ) : "We're working our way through those issues, I've certainly had a discussion with Mick Keelty … We'll have more to say about who will lead the organisation at a later time," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It will be all about job creation as we emerge from the pandemic and mining will be in a good position to do just that, particularly for regional Australia,” “The extra measures the resources industry have taken to keep workers and communities safe and healthy is paying dividends for Australia now, and will pay even greater dividends when we reach the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

miningweekly Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The Commonwealth has done exactly what it said it would," External link

abc-au Friday, August 28, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I won't be pre-empting any recommendations from the MDBA in relation to New South Wales' Water Resource Plans, which I'm not expecting before the end of this year," External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government strongly believes exploration will play a key role in helping our economy recover from the pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government strongly believes exploration will play a key role in helping our economy recover from the pandemic. That’s why it is important that the 2020 acreage release proceed as planned,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Many CI/CD options force businesses to make a decision between security or scale,” External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We know that a major way to speed up new mining and agricultural activities that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing the geological data and information that de-risks exploration and investment," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I completely recognise this is a challenge for individuals who have basically been misled and have gone out and spent the money in good faith," "But once again the administration of some State Governments is not the fault of the Commonwealth" External link

abc-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know that a major way to speed up new mining and agricultural activities that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing the geological data and information that de-risks exploration and investment,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The challenge for Exploring for the Future is to narrow down the location of the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The commonwealth is already investing in a range of job-making infrastructure," "It makes sense to consider what future investments may be necessary to deliver affordable, reliable energy including for domestic gas" External link

watoday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The challenge for exploring for the future is to narrow down where the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources are located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "In its first four years, the program carried out more than 20 activities across three million square kilometres of Northern Australia, including geophysical surveys, geochemical sampling, hydrogeological mapping and stratigraphic drilling," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "We know that one way to speed up the discoveries that drive jobs and economic growth is by providing new pre-competitive data and information that supports and de-risks resource investment," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The challenge for exploring for the future is to narrow down where the new mineral, energy and groundwater resources are located along these corridors, which each run for thousands of kilometres through remote parts of Australia," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "In its first four years, the program carried out more than 20 activities across three million square kilometres of Northern Australia, including geophysical surveys, geochemical sampling, hydrogeological mapping and stratigraphic drilling," External link

qt Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is a critical time for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and I have no doubt that the Authority will benefit from Sir Angus’ strong leadership and strategic capability," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 7, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This is a critical time for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and I have no doubt that the Authority will benefit from Sir Angus’ strong leadership and strategic capability," External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “There are obviously some challenges ahead as the world fights to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, but I remain confident that once the crisis passes, resources and energy exports will play a key role in Australia’s economic recovery,” “We knew the corona virus would deliver a massive blow to our economy, but it would have been so much worse if not for the contribution of our coal, iron-ore and LNG exports” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 7, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Investments in the resources sector are investments in jobs and opportunity, especially in regional Australia. The Australian government is focused on creating new jobs to help Australia recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic,” “Even though Australia is known for its world-class mineral resources sector, over 80% of Australia is still underexplored. Over the past four years, EFTF has worked across northern Australia to deliver world-leading data about the region’s mineral, energy and water resource potential to industry, government and communities,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 7, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This programme has a strong focus on boosting investment in the resources sector, generating jobs and maintaining a strong economy,” “The data shows that the key to economic growth in the Northern Territory will be investing in its gas and resource potential. This analysis by ACIL Allen estimates the overall direct net economic benefit from exploration in the East Tennant area could be around A$638-million,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “This program has a strong focus on boosting investment in the resources sector, generating jobs and maintaining a strong economy,” “The data shows that the key to economic growth in the Northern Territory will be investing in its gas and resource potential. This analysis by ACIL Allen estimates the overall direct net economic benefit from exploration in the East Tennant area could be around A$638-million,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia’s success in becoming a top supplier of iron ore and gold has provided a crucial buffer to our economy, with record earnings helping Australia to face the global headwinds from the Covid-19 outbreak,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I expect these figures to improve as the world emerges from the Covid-19 crisis,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Super funds in Australia now control well over two trillion dollars and it is concerning that investment decisions are being made on blind ideology,” External link

smh Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Iron-ore exports in the 2019/20 financial year reached A$101.7-billion, which is a great achievement at a time when our economy needs all the support it can get,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 27, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Iron-ore exports in the 2019-20 financial year reached A$101.7-billion, which is a great achievement at a time when our economy needs all the support it can get,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 27, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I congratulate Cooper Energy on making this significant commitment to upgrade the Minerva plant near Port Campbell, Victoria that it jointly holds with the Mitsui Group,” External link

miningweekly Monday, July 20, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Since 2010, the plan has been examined by at least nine separate federal inquiries, several state-based inquiries, and around 70 more independent reports and inquiries into elements of the plan," External link

abc-au Saturday, July 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This extension is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility," External link

qt Friday, July 17, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "This extension is the first step under the statutory review of the NAIF that aims to implement changes to enable a more flexible and faster approval process for proponents looking to access the facility," "Key to economic growth in the north will be capitalising on its comparative advantages in gas, critical minerals and renewable energy sources to support manufacturing and industry growth, and maximising the potential of the NAIF will be crucial in financing these economy revitalising projects" External link

qt Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We know the resources sector has a lead role to play in our economic recovery, and that certainty in decision-making is a valuable commodity right now,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Iron ore demand has almost fully recovered in China and it remains on track to be first single Australian commodity to break the 100 billion AUD (68.5 billion USD) mark in annual export value," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Our government's focus will be all about jobs as we emerge from the COVID-19 economic downturn, particularly for younger Australians, and the resources sector is well positioned to play its part," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Victoria and NSW put forward a motion with no notice. It’s no surprise to me other members of the council weren’t willing to accept that, given that they hadn’t seen it prior and had no time to consider what was on the table,” External link

watoday Sunday, June 21, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "The coronavirus remains very challenging in terms of the health response," "But we do need to continue to get on with getting our economy open" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "There were very good contributions from the state ministers. We are all committed to the basin plan and its intentions," External link

watoday Friday, June 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "All things in life are about balance. You can't mine with teaspoons," "These are big industrial projects. The right balance doesn't necessarily mean you have to have three sets of legislation or three levels of government all doing the same thing" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "How many layers of approval for the same thing do you really need?" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If you think about what that means for a project proponent, you've got to sit on your loan facility or your finance, you've got to continually redo your budget costings because they change," "And all of the dynamics of the market can change over a three-year period, so you go from a final investment decision that says 'yes' to changing your mind and you lose the project" External link

watoday Tuesday, June 16, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "South Australia and Queensland actually matched the funding provided by the Commonwealth, New South Wales did not, but [it] has been the chief beneficiary of this program by an overwhelming amount," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Critical Minerals Facilitation Office continues to work across government to deliver on its mission; identifying investment, infrastructure and innovation opportunities to grow Australia’s critical minerals sector,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “My department has worked closely with the Ministry of Mines to develop the MoU, which focuses on avenues to increase trade, investment and research and development in critical minerals between our two countries,” External link

miningweekly Monday, June 8, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “Indian government policies such as the Make in India program, and its goal of moving to full electric mobility by 2030, are expected to increase Indian demand for critical minerals,” External link

miningweekly Monday, June 8, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions to the benefit of the Australian economy,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt added : “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions to the benefit of the Australian economy,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Australia is a stable supplier and our resource industry is showing great resilience during the pandemic,” “Australia is working closely with its resource trading partners during the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Our exports of coal, gas and uranium are crucial to global energy markets and our success in extracting and exporting lithium, copper, nickel and zinc also make Australia important in supporting new technology, including electric vehicles and batteries,” “The strength and diversity of Australia’s resource and energy commodities have allowed export earnings to overcome challenging world economic conditions — to the benefit of the Australian economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “I don’t want to rule anything in or out,” “I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I’ll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view” External link

aap-au Friday, May 22, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to rule anything in or out," "I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I'll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view" External link

9news Friday, May 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I don't want to rule anything in or out," "I am trying to ensure that we take a very considered and detailed approach. I have a wheelbarrow full of reports that are coming into my office and I'll certainly look at those with a clear-eyed view" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 15-million-tonne-a-year mine will provide at least 500 construction jobs and around 1 000 new operational jobs. It will add to Australia’s strong position as the world’s largest met coal exporter. "Importantly, Pembroke Resources has also signed an agreement with the traditional owners, represented by the Barada Barna Aboriginal Corporation, to provide employment opportunities at the mine along with other benefits,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The 15-million-tonne-a-year mine will provide at least 500 construction jobs and around 1 000 new operational jobs. It will add to Australia’s strong position as the world’s largest met coal exporter. "Importantly, Pembroke Resources has also signed an agreement with the traditional owners, represented by the Barada Barna Aboriginal Corporation, to provide employment opportunities at the mine along with other benefits,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If there is available water somewhere, which I could do with the click of my fingers, I would have done it already, but you can't take water from one part of the basin and put it somewhere else without it impacting someone," External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "If there is available water somewhere, which I could do with the click of my fingers, I would have done it already, but you can't take water from one part of the basin and put it somewhere else without it impacting someone," External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We have received numerous and diverse nominations from petroleum exploration and production companies and the seismic industry,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The study brought together researchers from the CSIRO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, University of Queensland and Macquarie University and it confirms that CSG fracking is a safe practice,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Reports like the one released today confirm the steps taken by the industry to protect the local environment are working and I am hopeful will attract more resources companies to consider investing in CSG and other unconventional gas developments,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The study brought together researchers from the CSIRO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, University of Queensland and Macquarie University and it confirms that CSG fracking is a safe practice,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Reports like the one released today confirm the steps taken by the industry to protect the local environment are working and I am hopeful will attract more resources companies to consider investing in CSG and other unconventional gas developments,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "This important milestone is a sign of our positive collaboration on water management in the Murray-Darling Basin," "These water resource plans are an integral part of the Basin Plan, and having them in place will provide certainty for water users" External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "It's a statement of fact," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Importantly, it will deliver up to 270 terrajoules of gas a day, or around 100 petajoules a year, for both the domestic market and for export with construction to begin this year and the first gas being delivered next year,” External link

miningweekly Friday, April 17, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Importantly, it will deliver up to 270 terrajoules of gas a day, or around 100 petajoules a year, for both the domestic market and for export with construction to begin this year and the first gas being delivered next year,” External link

miningweekly Friday, April 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Mr Keelty's inquiry focused on the water-sharing arrangements in the Murray-Darling Basin and how they work with state water allocation policies," "This report reinforced the need to improve the transparency, accessibility and availability of information about Murray-Darling Basin water matters," External link

bordermail Friday, April 17, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

smh Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 10, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt says : "critical to putting more people back into work once we get through," “The industry has been downright magnificent so far,” External link

theage Friday, April 10, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "coal will remain an important part of the world's energy mix decades into the future" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 4, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "coal will remain an important part of the world's energy mix decades into the future" External link

watoday Friday, April 3, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “It’s great to see innovative Australian technology delivering world class safety and huge economic value for our resources sector,” “Resource and energy exports are vital to Australia’s economy and it’s essential to ensure safety of shipping whilst optimising throughput. DUKC® is facilitating ports to achieve this” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The Australian resources sector is a key part of the Australian economy. The commodities Australia mines keep the lights on here. They supply the essentials for major businesses like smelters and refineries, and our exports will be critical in keeping international economies going as they too deal with the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources sector remains well positioned to lead Australia’s economic recovery,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I am committed to ensuring the Government acts on their findings and that the time for reviews is coming to an end," "Irrigated agriculture underpins the Basin economy. The Government will work with the industry through these challenging times and ensure it is well-placed to respond when we are through the current health crisis" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "Despite the impact of the coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly $300 billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by $18 billion," "It's critical that resources operations continue and new projects commence as planned wherever possible and we are working with resources companies to ensure they can get workers in and out of regional and remote areas in accordance with health and safety requirements" External link

smh Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Despite the impact of the Coronavirus, resources and energy exports are on track to reach nearly A$300-billion this financial year, surpassing the previous record by A$18-billion,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “With these types of numbers we are seeing that exploration expenditure is solid and that there is room for further growth. The best thing that we as a government can do is to remove any red and green tape that will stifle investment and ensure that our policy settings and actions for managing challenges like Covid-19 are right,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources and energy sector is building new infrastructure across regional Australia and developing highly skilled and highly committed local workforces,” “The government and the resources industry recognise more needs to be done to diversify the economies of some local communities which are highly dependent on individual mining projects. The work of CRC TiME will help mining communities broaden their local economies so they can continue to grow and stay strong” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The resources and energy sector is building new infrastructure across regional Australia and developing highly skilled and highly committed local workforces,” “The government and the resources industry recognise more needs to be done to diversify the economy of some local communities which are highly dependent on individual mining projects. The work of CRC TiME will help mining communities broaden their local economies so they can continue to grow and stay strong” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The redevelopment of the Katnook gas processing facility is a great regional example of the outcomes provided through the Commonwealth’s Gas Acceleration Program,” “South-East South Australia is an important regional manufacturing area which needs reliable and affordable supplies of natural gas to maintain and grow its local industries” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Having locally produced natural gas for South Australia’s south-east will become more important as the region grows and builds its manufacturing sector. It also means more local jobs,” “The Hazelgrove 3 discovery and other work onshore in South-East South Australia is also demonstrating the expensive folly of unscientific bans and moratoria just across the border in Victoria. While Victoria is sitting on undeveloped gas, South Australia is moving ahead to protect its jobs and industries” External link

miningweekly Friday, March 13, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We welcome New Zealand’s commitment to join Australia in rolling out this exciting new technology, which will deliver substantial economic benefits for both countries,” External link

gpsworld Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “We welcome New Zealand’s commitment to join Australia in rolling out this exciting new technology, which will deliver substantial economic benefits for both countries,” External link

gpsworld Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “Meetings in Washington over the past week have made strong progress on an Australia-US joint action plan and will go a long way to helping to unlock Australia’s potential as a reliable and stable supplier of critical materials,” “Critical minerals are crucial to modern high technology industries and global demand is expected to remain strong with the increased use of mobile phones, laptops, renewable energy and other technology” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The government does not support a royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan," External link

illawarramercury Friday, February 28, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The government does not support a royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan," External link

bordermail Friday, February 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : “The government remains committed to encouraging the safe development of Australia’s offshore petroleum resources, which is overseen by a world-class independent regulator in the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA),” “The Bight Basin remains one of Australia’s frontier basins and any proposals for new oil and gas fields in this area will be assessed fairly and independently” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said : "I know many will find Equinor's decision not to proceed with this oil exploration project in the Great Australian Bight extremely disappointing, and it is particularly hard for South Australia," "The Bight Basin remains one of Australia's frontier basins and any proposals for new oil and gas fields in this area will be assessed fairly and independently" External link

theage Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "As an indication of how critical I view the Murray-Darling Basin, my first trip since being appointed the Water Minister was to visit the Basin's southern region," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Keith Pitt said ( about Murray Darling ) : "As an indication of how critical I view the Murray-Darling Basin, my first trip since being appointed the Water Minister was to visit the Basin's southern region," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT



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minister for trade tourism and investment20.59%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
minister17.65%EN04/08/201708/04/2017
mp20.59%EN03/27/201727/03/2017
trade minister8.82%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
assistant trade minister8.82%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
ministre délégué australien2.94%FR10/14/201614/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Keith PittEN98.08%
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Murray Watt said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Keith Pitt is the only person who has had his job protected out of this deal," External link

abc-au Monday, October 25, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : “Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia’s strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 25, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : “Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia’s strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 25, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia's strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 25, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Morrison said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "Minister Pitt is a powerful voice for the resources sector and ensuring that we build upon Australia's strength in traditional exports, while harnessing opportunities in the new energy economy and critical minerals," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 25, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "I recently met with Keith Pitt and made it very clear that the NSW Government does not support this project. There is no upside to it," External link

bordermail Friday, February 12, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "The Basin Authority and Minister Pitt should send this plan back to NSW as a clear sign it will only accept and accredit water resource plans that protect environmental water as required under law," External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "It's extraordinary both Minister Pitt and Senator Davey defended the NSW government's recent decision to allow floodplain harvesting in certain cotton growing Northern NSW valleys, more than likely depriving downstream communities of a drink" External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 24, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Keith Pitt ) : "It's extraordinary both Minister Pitt and Senator Davey defended the NSW government's recent decision to allow floodplain harvesting in certain cotton growing Northern NSW valleys, more than likely depriving downstream communities of a drink" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 24, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT