The Treasurer announced a new $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility as part of the Budget.
The Australian Government is committed to realising the potential of northern Australia. The Government will produce a White Paper on Developing Northern Australia that sets out a clear, well-defined and timely policy platform.
If you have information that will help inform the White Paper please contact the Northern Australia Taskforce.
$5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility
$15.4 million to support tropical research under Northern Australia growth plan
The Minister for Trade and Investment announced a further $15.4 million funding injection as part of the Abbott Government’s plans to support the development of Northern Australia.
Improving remote airstrips and air services
The Prime Minister has announced nearly $40 million for a four year extension to the Regional Aviation Access Programme.
Northern Australia White Paper update
When in Cairns the Prime Minister confirmed the Northern Australia White Paper would be released in June and referred to the announcement of membership and terms of reference of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce.
Northern Australia audit
The first Infrastructure Australia audit of northern Australia’s infrastructure was released today. The report can be downloaded from the Infrastructure Australia website.
Terms of Reference
The purpose of the White Paper.
About the White Paper
The White Paper will set out a clear, well-defined and timely policy platform.