14 May 2024
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.
06 May 2024
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
17 Apr 2024
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.
14 Mar 2024
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 energ
22 Feb 2024
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) funding to maximise Indigeno
08 Feb 2024
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.
10 Dec 2023
New Fitzroy River Bridge opens six months ahead of schedule The New Fitzroy River Bridge in Western Australia’s Kimberley region has officially opened to traffic, more than six months ahead of schedule.
15 Nov 2023
CDU's City Campus stays cool under Darwin heat The façade of Charles Darwin University’s new city campus is complete ahead of the wet season, capping off the building’s main protection against Darwin’s tropical heat and humidity.
02 Nov 2023
Boosting Northern Territory businesses with skilled workers delivery The Albanese Government is working to address acute skills shortages in the Northern Territory, today announcing an extension to the existing migration agreement with the NT Government, benefitting over 280 employers across the territory.
01 Nov 2023
Bringing highly skilled aviation jobs back to Rocky Airport Alliance Airlines’ new $60 million aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility officially opened today at Rockhampton Airport, allowing about 100 highly skilled aviation jobs to come back home to Australia, as well as supporting 16 ne
30 Oct 2023
NAIF loan to expand health services in Townsville The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will provide $25 million to improve health facilities at Mater Private Hospital in Townsville.
17 Oct 2023
Albanese Government details commitment for Northern Australia The Albanese Government has underlined the strength of its commitment to communities in northern Australia, giving details of billions of dollars of support for projects in the north.
05 Oct 2023
Defence, First Nations aspirations and economic growth in focus at Northern Australia Ministerial Forum The Northern Australia Ministerial Forum has met in Cairns to discuss initiatives to support communities in the north, including improvements to the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and working with defence industry to maximise investmen
02 Aug 2023
NT forum urges Canberra to face north Northern Territory business and government leaders have come together in Canberra to showcase their industries and talents and to urge the federal government and Australia to face north.
17 Jul 2023
New appointment to the NAIF board The Australian Government has appointed Ms Vanessa Elliott to the board of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) until 30 June 2026.