The Government has secured an additional expected $2 billion investment in northern Australia with Singapore to upgrade joint defence training facilities in Townsville and Shoalwater Bay in Queensland
Legislation to establish the Government’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has passed the Parliament enabling it to commence from July.
The Government has announced that Townsville will be the headquarters for the Northern Australian Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
The Government has reached another milestone in the establishment of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) by announcing that Cairns, Queensland, will host its headquarters.
The Government has introduced legislation to establish the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), a centrepiece of the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia.
The Australian Government is unlocking the vast potential of northern Australia small and medium tourism businesses with a new team of experts deployed to provide one-on-one business advice.
Major opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture across northern Australia are a step closer with a $15 million Northern Australia Water Resource Assessment by the CSIRO now underway.
I am honoured to have been appointed as the Minister for Northern Australia by the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull.