Article – Prime Minister Tony Abbott puts focus on Cairns and Northern Australia

9 May 2015 Anika Hume The Cairns Post PRIME Minister Tony Abbott will crack the whip on his new Northern Australia Insurance Premium Taskforce, announced in Cairns yesterday, commanding the group get […]

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Article – Cash splash part of fiscal masquerade

13 May 2015 Adele Ferguson Canberra Times This budget is more in keeping with an ALP budget, which will make it hard for Labor to block in the Senate. It is a […]

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Article – $5 billion in loans to open up the north

13 May 2015 Mark Ludlow The Australian Financial Review The federal government will offer up to $5 billion in concessional loans to encourage the private sector and state governments to build ports, […]

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Northern Australia gets major boost with airport expansion

9 May 2015 Warren Truss Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development The Northern Territory’s booming tourism industry has received a major boost with the completion of the $75 million Darwin International Airport Terminal […]

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Article – Queensland to benefit from plan to develop northern Australia

9 May 2015 Steven Scott and Peter Michael The Courier Mail TROPICAL medical research, water projects and upgrades to airports are all set to be funded as part of the Abbott Government’s […]

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Article – NT white paper due next month

9 May 2015 Nine News A government white paper on the future of the Northern Territory development will be formally launched next month. Prime Minister Tony Abbott made the announcement in Darwin […]

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Article – Northern Australia could be opened to foreign airlines

6 May 2015 Andrew Probyn and Nick Butterly The West Australian Foreign airlines could be given clearance to fly passengers between domestic airports in northern Australia under a radical plan being considered […]

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Article – High fertility bulls key to increasing northern Australia's cattle productivity by 10 per cent: cattle geneticist

6 May 2015 Robin McConchie and Lydia Burton ABC Rural A geneticist says northern cattle producers could increase their productivity by 10 per cent if they selected bulls with high fertility. AUDIO: Geneticist […]

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Article – West Australian producers set to secure dedicated aisle in Hong Kong supermarket

5 May 2015 Bridget Fitzgerald ABC Rural West Australian food producers are set to secure a dedicated aisle in a major Hong Kong supermarket following a ministerial trade visit. Minister for Agriculture […]

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Article – Live export, ESCAS, welfare, abattoirs and the future of the northern cattle industry

27 March 2015 Matt Brann and Warwick Long ABC Rural The temporary suspension of the live cattle trade to Indonesia in 2011 is still being felt by many producers across Australia’s north, […]

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