$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

Carnarvon Highway upgrades complete

Works on two intersection upgrades on the Carnarvon Highway near St George are now complete.

27 July 2021

Media release

Wider way to go on the Outback Way

Upgrade works between Winton and Boulia on the Outback Way have wrapped up, just as $24 million worth of upgrades on Richmond-Winton Road also ramps up further to the east.

11 July 2021

Media release

Thirty kilometres of Richmond-Winton Road to be sealed

A $24 million upgrade is under way to widen and seal more than 30 kilometres of the Richmond-Winton Road.

10 July 2021

Media release

Transcript iv 104.9 FM with Katie Woolf
Subjects: Northern Australia, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Northern Territory

07 July 2021

Interview

Transcript iv ABC Local Radio Darwin
Subject: Northern Australia

06 July 2021

Interview

Transcript iv ABC Afternoon Briefing
Subjects: Northern Australia, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, vaccine rollout

06 July 2021

Interview

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