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Address to the Facing North Forum
SUBJECTS: Developing Northern Australia White Paper, Northern Australia Ministerial Forum, Defence Strategic Review, Critical Minerals Strategy, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and Middle Arm transformation.

02 August 2023

Speech

Transcript - Developing Northern Australia Conference, Darwin
SUBJECTS: Northern Australia’s natural and strategic advantages, Ministerial Forum, Budget refresh, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), Critical Minerals Strategy, Defence Strategic Review, Indigenous Reference Group, Voice to Parliament

24 July 2023

Speech

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.

17 July 2023

Media release

Recovery grants for disaster-impacted WA farmers and small businesses

The two new grant programs have been made available to cover the costs of eligible clean-up and recovery efforts, for those impacted by Tropical Cyclone Ilsa or ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie this year.

07 July 2023

Media release

Infrastructure boost for Indian Ocean Territories

Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands will get more support for infrastructure following the successful passage of legislation to expand the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).

22 June 2023

Media release

Putting First Nations communities in our north on the map

First Nations communities are using traditional knowledge to assist in the mapping of Country in Northern Australia.

21 June 2023

Media release

Doorstop at Geoscience Australia, Canberra
SUBJECTS: Launch of critical minerals strategy, power prices, WA cultural heritage laws, Voice to parliament.

20 June 2023

Interview

Seizing the opportunities for Australia's critical minerals

Australia’s new Critical Minerals Strategy sets out a vision to grow our critical minerals wealth, create Australian jobs in mining and manufacturing, strengthen global clean energy supply chains, and support the world to…

20 June 2023

Media release

Transcript - interview - ABC Radio Kimberley Broome, Breakfast with Vanessa Mills
SUBJECTS: Northern Australia Ministerial Forum, WA economic development, the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), housing shortage, labour shortage, Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) zone

09 June 2023

Interview

Agriculture, biosecurity and disaster resilience the focus of Northern Australia Ministerial Forum

Opportunities to strengthen Northern Australia’s agriculture and biosecurity sectors, including identifying priorities for disaster resilience in the north were discussed at today’s Northern Australia Ministerial Forum in…

08 June 2023

Media release

New CDU campus leaves its mark on Darwin's skyline

Structural works for Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new $250 million Education and Community Precinct is now complete, with a ceremony to be held on site today to mark the milestone.

08 June 2023

Media release

Transcript - TV interview - Afternoon Briefing with Greg Jennett, ABC News 24
SUBJECTS: Climate change compact with the US, government loans to American investors, lithium exports.

25 May 2023

Interview

$66 million for Northern Territory infrastructure loans

The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) and the Northern Territory Government are investing up to $66.7 million into a new loan program for businesses looking to deliver small-scale projects…

24 May 2023

Media release

Budget 2023-24: Budget promotes energy security and low-carbon future

The Albanese Government’s second Budget lays the foundations for a stronger future by taking further steps to help Australia capitalise on the transformation to cleaner, cheaper energy and promote energy security.

09 May 2023

Media release

One step closer to commercial tropical rock oyster industry for WA

A commercially viable tropical oyster industry for northern Western Australia is one step closer, thanks to aquaculture research that has successfully produced oysters that are on track to being restaurant size and quality.

26 April 2023

Media release