25 Nov 2021
NAIF Board bolstered by Queenslanders

Two Queenslanders have been appointed to the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board. Mr Grant Cassidy OAM and Mr (Alan) Mark Gray join the board on 30 November 2021.

24 Nov 2021
Building on $6.2 billion of Northern investment for a bright future

The Australian Government will continue to back Northern Australia’s future and build on the $6.2 billion already invested since the 2015 White Paper.

23 Nov 2021
Federal funding flows to drought affected communities

The Australian Government continues to back communities impacted by and recovering from drought, with 38 new projects sharing in over $1.3 million announced today under Round 22 of the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough…

16 Nov 2021
$5 million for water security research in Northern Australia

$5 million will be available between three leading Northern Australian universities for research into water security in Northern Australia.

15 Nov 2021
$693,429 sweetener for Mackay sugar cane processor

Mackay-based Townsend Industries will receive $693,429 in funding for a pilot facility that will test how processed sugar cane can produce high-value products.

03 Nov 2021
$111.9 million in grants for Northern Australia businesses

Applications for the first round of $111.9 million worth of grants opens today for eligible businesses in Australia’s north looking to expand, diversify or grow a new industry.

20 Oct 2021
Diving into water research to make a splash for the Top End

A new project to bolster water sustainability in northern Australia is about to start, gathering the insights Northern Territory producers need for greater crop yields while reducing water usage. 

13 Oct 2021
Council to break ground on MyALL 107 redevelopment

Construction will soon start on a landmark, $14 million project that will transform MyALL 107 into a vibrant cultural precinct for the Western Downs.

01 Oct 2021
$150 million loan, hundreds of jobs for Mineral Sands project

A loan of up to $150 million will create hundreds of jobs in the Coburn Heavy Minerals Sands Project in the Gascoyne, Western Australia.

30 Sep 2021
Critical funding to strengthen Burdekin water security

Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia and Federal Member for Dawson have inspected the site of the Warrens Gully System, where $4.76 million in federal funding is supporting $9.5 million in crucial water infrastructure upgrades.

30 Sep 2021
Investing in the future of business across Northern Australia

The Federal Government is backing small to medium sized businesses across the North and encouraging them to capitalise on the unique opportunity to do business in Northern Australia.

27 Sep 2021
$30 million for Alliance maintenance facility

The maintenance work on Alliance Airlines’ growing fleet will be kept in Australia, leading to the creation of hundreds of jobs, thanks to a $30 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan.

24 Sep 2021
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.

15 Sep 2021
$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 Sep 2021
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.