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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…

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

Minister Madeleine King Press Conference at Fitzroy Crossing
Subject: opening of the Fitzroy Bridge

10 December 2023

Interview

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.

10 December 2023

Media release

Speech to the Perth USAsia Centre 10th Anniversary

I’d like to also acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we are gathered today, the Whadjuk Noongar people, and pay my respects to their Elders, past and present.

22 November 2023

Speech

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.

15 November 2023

Media release

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.

02 November 2023

Media release

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…

01 November 2023

Media release

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.

30 October 2023

Media release

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.

17 October 2023

Media release

Annual statement to Parliament on Northern Australia
Subjects: Northern Australia, White Paper on Developing Northern Australia, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia

17 October 2023

Speech

Address at the Pilbara 2023 Conference
SUBJECTS: Clean energy, emissions reductions and the road to net zero.

11 October 2023

Speech

Transcript - radio interview - ABC Pilbara Karratha with Kelly Gudgeon
SUBJECTS: Pilbara Summit, role of northern Australia in Net Zero Strategy, protection of Aboriginal heritage sites.

11 October 2023

Interview

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…

05 October 2023

Media release