Budget delivers for a stronger Northern Australia

The Liberal National’s 2022-23 Federal Budget backs our plan to grow a stronger Northern Australian economy and support the region to grow, innovate and create jobs.

10 April 2022

Media release

Funding to unlock Townsville’s potential

The Liberal National Government continues to boost Northern Australia with the announcement of more than $18 million (inc.

08 April 2022

Media release

Coal project creating new jobs in Central Queensland

Construction is underway on the Olive Downs coal mine in Central Queensland thanks to the support of the Australian Government, sparking a jobs boom and creating new economic opportunities.

08 April 2022

Media release

Coalition Government gives boost to telecommunications in Gemtree and White Gums, Alice Springs

Residents of Gemtree in Anmatjere and White Gums in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory will soon be better connected following successful applications under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.

06 April 2022

Media release

2022-23 Budget backs farmers and Northern Australia
2022-23 Budget invests over $600 million in Australian agriculture to build a stronger future.
Builds on over $300 million committed in the 2021-22 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Update and $850 million committed in the 2021-22 Budget.
Part of the strategy to support the agriculture industry towards its goal of being a $100 billion industry by 2030.

29 March 2022

Media release

$400 million in federal funding to upgrade Inland Freight Route

The Morrison-Joyce Government has locked in a further $400 million to upgrade the Inland Freight Route as part of our plan for a stronger future, creating thousands of jobs, keeping freight moving and better connecting regional Queensland…

24 March 2022

Media release

Indigenous Reference Group takes to the Top End for first meeting

Indigenous economic development in northern Australia was the hot topic at the first formal meeting of the Indigenous Reference Group (IRG) last week.

02 March 2022

Media release

$678 million to further seal and upgrade Outback Way

The Morrison-Joyce Government will invest an additional $678 million to seal another 1,000 kilometres of road and deliver further upgrades along Australia’s longest shortcut, Outback Way, creating thousands of jobs and better connecting regional…

21 February 2022

Media release

Blacklip the pearl of Australian tropical rock oysters
Blacklip Rock Oyster added to the Australian fish names database.
Saccostrea echinata produced in Australia must be identified as Blacklip Rock Oyster.
Future industry to employ up to 500 people in Northern Australia and generate over $200 million.

11 February 2022

Media release

Top jobs in the Top End

The Morrison-Joyce Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is investing $50 million to grow small and medium businesses and create jobs in the Northern Territory.

11 February 2022

Media release

New NAIF Board members

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board will be strengthened with the addition of two newly appointed members, Ms Shirley In’t Veld from Western Australia and Ms Lisa Hewitt from Queensland. 

04 February 2022

Media release

Funding streams into Wyaga Creek Crossing

A $45.24 million project to upgrade the Wyaga Creek crossing on the Gore Highway, north of Goondiwindi, is set to become a reality.

04 February 2022

Media release

Going for growth in the fertiliser industry

The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has committed $255 million for critical infrastructure supporting the Perdaman Urea Project in Western Australia.

03 February 2022

Media release

Rare earth project a gem for regional WA

The Coalition Government is investing $140 million through the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for the construction of the revolutionary Hastings Yangibana rare earth project in Western Australia.

01 February 2022

Media release

Minister Littleproud interview - ABC Darwin with Adam Steer
Topic: North Australian Infrastructure Facility

25 January 2022

Interview

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