Green light for new CDU precinct

A $151.5 million federal loan to fund the construction of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new Education and Community Precinct has been finalised, paving the way for major construction to start.

24 September 2021

Media release

Transcript iv Sky News Regional
Subjects: Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Northern Australia Development Program

17 September 2021

Interview

Transcript iv MIX 104.9 Darwin
Subject: Northern Australia Development Program

16 September 2021

Interview

Transcript iv Mornings on ABC Radio Darwin
Subjects: Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Northern Australia Development Program

16 September 2021

Interview

Cotton gin just the tonic for the Kimberley

Kununurra’s farmers have received a boost with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) approving a loan of up to $32 million to construct stage 1 of a cotton gin in the Kimberley town. 

15 September 2021

Media release

Transcript - Media conference, Darwin, Northern Territory
Subject: Northern Australia Development Program

15 September 2021

Interview

$111.9 million to boost Northern Australia businesses

The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud has today announced that the first round of a dedicated Northern Australia business development grants program will open to a strategic corridor across the north in early…

15 September 2021

Media release

Twenty-five Tenterfield bridges upgraded to boost freight

Work is being completed on 25 bridges in Tenterfield to allow for higher mass limit (HML) vehicles in a boost to freight productivity across the region.

13 September 2021

Media release

Transcript iv ABC Alice Springs
Subject: Northern Australia

13 September 2021

Interview

$13.5 million to increase food security for remote communities

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will provide a $13.5 million loan to redevelop a food storage and warehouse facility in Alice Springs.

13 September 2021

Media release

Three intersection upgrades to improve Warrego Highway safety

New left-turn lanes at three key locations on the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Dalby will be added to significantly improve safety.

08 September 2021

Media release

Australian Agriculture visa

Today we announce the establishment of the Australian Agriculture visa to build on the highly successful existing Pacific schemes. 

23 August 2021

Media release

More funding for drought-affected regions

The Australian Government is continuing to support regions impacted by drought from across the nation today, announcing over $1 million in federal funding for 32 projects under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning…

18 August 2021

Media release

Top End is the top priority

Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud has addressed the seventh annual Developing Northern Australia conference in Darwin, saying the government is fully committed to increasing the focus and momentum of Northern…

16 August 2021

Media release

Address to the Developing Northern Australian Conference

As a nation we should be profoundly proud of our First Australians and the fact that we do have the longest living and I believe one of the richest cultures still existing in the world.

16 August 2021

Speech

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