02 Feb 2023
Northern Australia minister visit to flood-ravaged WA Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Madeleine King has visited Broome and Fitzroy Crossing to meet with affected community members and see first-hand the damage caused by last month’s flooding, accompanied by the Member for Durack, Melis
17 Jan 2023
Support for WA rare earths project to boost jobs and commitment to net zero The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will increase support to the Yangibana Rare Earths Project in Western Australia’s Gascoyne Region.
17 Jan 2023
Historical mine finds old gold in Central Queensland The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will provide $66 million to reinvigorate an abandoned historical Central Queensland gold mine.
05 Jan 2023
Temporary changes to heavy vehicle access ensures essential goods reach WA and NT The Australian, Western Australian and South Australian Governments have worked with the heavy vehicle industry to ensure that recent flooding does not cut off North West Australian communities from food and essential supplies.
03 Jan 2023
Two new junctions to be delivered on the Wimmera Highway Upgrades on the Wimmera Highway near Naracoorte, including two new junctions, will start on Monday 9 January 2023, improving road safety and freight productivity.
22 Nov 2022
The vision for Northern Australia: Nation-building for transformative growth and a net zero future Minister for Northern Australia Madeleine King delivered her first Annual Ministerial Statement to Parliament on the Albanese Government’s vision for Northern Australia.
11 Nov 2022
Australian Government boosts critical minerals production in the Pilbara The Australian Government will commit up to $250 million in loans to support the expansion of Pilbara Minerals Limited’s Pilgangoora Operations in Western Australia.
31 Oct 2022
Northern Australia Ministerial Forum: collaboration for action Measures from last week’s Federal Budget designed to support the people of Northern Australia were discussed at the first meeting of the new Northern Australia Ministerial Forum held today in Darwin.
25 Oct 2022
Budget boost for Northern Australia and critical minerals The Albanese Government will invest $2 billion to deliver economic benefits and opportunities for Northern Australia and its families, businesses and communities.
30 Sep 2022
New NAIF investment to help kickstart multi-billion dollar fertiliser industry The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has committed a $220 million loan to support the development of the Perdaman Urea Project in Western Australia. It will be the largest urea plant in Australia.
17 Aug 2022
Northern jobs and skills takes a front seat in Karratha Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia Madeleine King MP has met with industry, community members and First Nations groups for a roundtable on jobs and skills in Karratha.
16 Jul 2022
Darwin shiplift reaches new milestone with tender announcement The multi-million-dollar Darwin Shiplift project, being supported by the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), has passed an important new milestone with the successful design and construct tender announced.
06 Jul 2022
Improving social outcomes from Northern Australia development Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has outlined a commitment to improving social outcomes for First Nations people in Northern Australia, and to better housing and
16 Jun 2022
New government commits to Northern Australia development Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King has affirmed the Albanese Government’s commitment to Northern Australia’s development and improved social outcomes for people in the north during her first visit to North Queensland as a minister.