Northern food bowl has economic and humanitarian benefits

A report released by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade last week echoes what ANDEV has been saying for over two years. Titled Feeding the Future, the report focuses on the […]

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North Australia Digest – 21/12/2012

The Australian Metallurgical Corporation of China is putting a $3 billion iron ore project in Western Australia on hold and will pull its staff out of Perth by the end of next […]

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North Australia Digest – 19/12/2012

The Australian A “high-level advisory report” to Australia’s energy and resources ministers warns that restrictions on shipping uranium could hinder the country from becoming a major supplier of the resource. Although Australia […]

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North Australia Digest – 18/12/2012

The Australian Iron ore prices have risen to a five-month high as China’s leadership change gives confidence to a rebound in demand for the commodity. On Friday, benchmark iron ore prices at […]

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Speech – Townsville Launch "North Australia and then some" – John Roskam

Good evening and what a pleasure it is to be introduced by Senator Macdonald, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern and Remote Australia and Secretary for the Defence Force and Defence Support. I […]

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North Australia Digest – 17/12/2012

The Australian The results of the upcoming election in Japan could have major implications for Australia’s uranium sector. The Liberal Democratic party – who, according to recent polls, are likely to take […]

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North Australia Digest – 12/12/2012

The Australian The Northern Territory government is hoping to finalise an agreement with gas company ENI today which is said to be “critical” to keeping Rio Tinto’s loss-making aluminium refinery open, potentially […]

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Pilbara cries out for workers

The bid by shire councils in the Pilbara to import workers for retail, hospitality and other sectors demonstrates that it is not just big resources companies that are desperate for skilled and […]

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Pilbara councils eye foreign workers

Pilbara councils want to import foreign workers for smaller businesses in the retail, hospitality and other sectors that are struggling to secure local employees. Pilbara Regional Council chief executive Tony Friday told ABC […]

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North Australia Digest – 11/12/2012

The Australian Australia’s push to become the world’s leading exporter of liquefied natural gas threatens to lead to higher prices and a shortage of supplies locally. Demand from proposed projects may exceed […]

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