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Take-off for Cairns and Mackay Airports thanks to NAIF funding

Cairns and Mackay Airports will benefit from up to $155 million worth of expansions and upgrades thanks to a loan approved by the Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). 

17 June 2024

Media release

Doorstop - Kwinana South Bushfire Brigade
SUBJECTS: Stronger Communities Program, Nuclear power stations, Production tax credit incentive

08 June 2024

Interview

ABC Pilbara with Kelly Gudgeon
SUBJECTS: Tax credits for critical mining projects, Rio Tinto automated train derailment, The Pilbara Hydrogen Hub

21 May 2024

Interview

Securing Australia's critical minerals, exploration and processing industries

The Albanese Government is backing the emerging industries and sectors that will seize the economic opportunities, deliver well-paid jobs and secure a Future Made in Australia as the world shifts to a net zero economy.

14 May 2024

Media release

Transcript - Interview on Beef TV Rockhampton
SUBJECTS: Carbon capture and storage, Tracey Hayes re-appointment as NAIF Chair, Overhaul of the Environmental Protection and Conservation Act.

08 May 2024

Interview

Steaks high for Northern Australia at Beef Week

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King will join Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Agriculture Minister Murray Watt and Minister for Regional Development Kristy McBain in Rockhampton for Beef Australia…

06 May 2024

Media release

Critical minerals funding helps deliver future made in Australia

The Albanese Government will support a further two major critical minerals projects in Queensland and South Australia, helping deliver the building blocks for a future made in Australia while creating hundreds of jobs and opportunities.…

17 April 2024

Media release

Transcript - Interview with Kelly Gudgeon on ABC Pilbara
SUBJECTS: Future Made in Australia Act, Investment in rare earths in WA, Manufacturing opportunities for the Pilbara.

15 April 2024

Interview

Transcript: Northern Territory press conference
Subjects: $840 million package for Arafura Rare Earth's project and employment in the Northern Territory

14 March 2024

Interview

Interview with Greg Jennett, ABC News
Subjects: Ballarat mining incident, Arafura Rare Earths Nolans Project, Nickel Industry

14 March 2024

Interview

Major critical minerals funding unlocks Northern Territory jobs and positions Australia as renewable energy superpower

The Albanese Government will provide up to $840 million (US$550 million) to help deliver Australia’s first combined rare earths mine and refinery in the Northern Territory, creating local jobs and securing Australia’s position as a renewable…

14 March 2024

Media release

Transcript - interview - ABC AM
SUBJECTS: New rare earths mine in the Northern Territory, Death in Ballarat mine collapse, Australia to compete on world stage with rare earths.

14 March 2024

Interview

New NAIF toolkit to empower First Nations Australians

Minister for Northern Australia and Minister for Resources Madeleine King has released a new toolkit and guideline to support businesses applying for Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)…

22 February 2024

Media release

Transcript - interview - ABC Darwin NT Country Hour with Matt Brann

MATT BRANN, HOST: The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, better known as the NAIF.

08 February 2024

Interview

Investment refocus to benefit Northern Australia

The Albanese Government is updating the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s (NAIF) investment mandate to better align national priorities to projects that deliver economic, social and community outcomes for northern communities.

08 February 2024

Media release