Kicking off the national protest action, more than thousands of Australian students assembled in Sydney’s Martin Place. The schoolchildren demanded the federal government take action on climate change.
A 15-year-old Swedish schoolgirl’s activism inspired to form “Strike 4 Climate” that will involve many children from around Australia. However, in Resources Minister Matt Canavan’s opinion, children should learn about building mines, doing geology, and how to drill for oil and gas in school.
Speaking to 2GB Mr. Canavan opined,
“These are the type of things that excite young children and we should be great at as a nation. Taking off school and protesting? You don’t learn anything from that.”
“The best thing you’ll learn about going to a protest is how to join the dole queue. Because that’s what your future life will look like, up in a line asking for a handout, not actually taking charge for your life and getting a real job.”
On the other hand, a fierce bushfire broke out across the Sunshine State the other day. Following the bushfire, the Liberal Senate disclosed some news on controversial suggestions made by Adani on Queensland coal mine.
With so much going on in the Liberal Senate’s professional life; what might be the state of his private life?
In this short write-up know the details of Matt Canavan wiki facts including his married life with wife. Also, know how much is Matt Canavan worth as of 2018.
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Matt Canavan Wiki, Bio, Age, Height
Matt Canavan birthday is on 17 December 1980, and his age currently is 37 years old. Matt Canavan grew up in Southport, Queensland, Australia. Matthew James Canavan is famously known as Matthew Canavan.
Mr. Canavan holds Italian descent from his parents. Despite the fact, that his mother Maria Canavan was born in Australia, she has Italian-born parents. His mother’s parents belonged to Lozzo di Cadore, Italy.
Between 2001 and 2004, his father Bryan Michael Canavan (Irish) went to jail along with a colleague for committing a $1.6 million fraud against employer Nestle. His father was Woolworths manager-turned-Nestle’s sales representative.
Prior to graduation from the University of Queensland, Senator for Queensland Mr. Canavan went to the Chisolm Catholic College.
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Who Is Matthew Canavan Wife?
Last year, the birth of a baby girl in the Canavan family marked the addition of the fifth member. With his wife Andrea, Matthew Canavan finally welcomed a baby girl named Elizabeth after four boys- William, 12, Jack, 11, Henry, 8 and Edward, 3.
He nearly convinced himself that the fifth child was also a boy but he expressed,
“We’re over the moon. We were happy to have a healthy baby and certainly, most of the brothers wanted another brother, but they’ll get used to having a sister.”
“It’s nice for us to have a girl after four boys so we feel very lucky and blessed. Odds on I thought it would be another boy after having four boys, so it was a bit of surprise.”
At present, Canavan resides in Yeppoon with his wife, age 40, and five children.
While studying Economics and Arts during his University years, he met his then-girlfriend and now-wife, Andrea. She was a volunteer for Edmund Rice Camps. Mr. Canavan recalled,
“And really when I rediscovered my faith was getting married and thinking about what that means,” “We got married in the (Catholic) Church and you had to have those interviews with a priest …”
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Matt Canavan Net Worth and Career
At the 2013 federal election, Mr. Canavan represented the state of Queensland after being elected. He is also one of the members of the Liberal National Party. Between 18 February and 19 July 2016, he worked as the Minister for Northern Australia.
Over a doubt to his eligibility of becoming a member of parliament, Canavan resigned from Cabinet on 25 July 2017. It occurred after a discovery that he might be an Italian citizen.
From his political career, Canavan might have gathered a massive amount of income. Even though he has not disclosed the exact figure, Matt Canavan net worth might be in millions of dollars.
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