China dangles $39bn carrot to build city on our doorstep

Article by Ben Packham courtesy of the Australian A Chinese company says it wants to build a new $39bn city with a major seaport, industrial area and free-trade zone on Papua New […]

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Roads investment to open up major gas project in the Northern Territory

Article courtesy of the Hon Keith Pitt MP 14 January 2021 Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz, Senator for […]

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ANDEV endorses the IPA submission. The current draft legislation if enacted would add time consuming and costly regulation for all parties involved in the mining sector.

To whom it may concern: The following comments from the Institute of Public Affairs are in relation to the context of the growth of red tape in Australia and are issues to […]

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Rinehart calls for tax reform, less red tape

Article by Ticky Fullerton courtesy of the Australian Major tax reform and cutting red tape is imperative if Australia is to attract the investment to help it recover from COVID-19. That’s the […]

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Report on the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016

Advisory Report Presented The Federal Parliament’s Northern Australia Committee today recommended the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016 be passed by the Australian Parliament in its report titled ‘Advisory Report on the […]

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Article – Call for haste on infrastructure

15 April 2016Cairns Post THE Turnbull Government needs to urgently pass legislation for the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) as soon as possible to give certainty to North Queenslanders before […]

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Article – Northern Territory fracked gas to flow to eastern states by 2018, Chief Minister says

24 August 2015Ruby JonesABC News A pipeline that would supply east coast markets with shale gas fracked in the Northern Territory will be up and running by 2018, NT Chief Minister Adam […]

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Article – Western Australia's Ord River irrigators tell Prime Minister they need less talk and more development

26 August 2015Tom EdwardsABC Rural Farmers in an irrigated agriculture zone in Western Australia’s remote East Kimberley say they want vital development to progress more quickly. AUDIO: Ord farmers Fritz Bolten, David Menzel […]

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Article – China summit to help build two-way silk road

28 August 2015Greg EarlAustralian Financial Review The Chinese government wants to link its silk road infrastructure development initiative with the Abbott government’s plans to develop northern Australia, in a broadening of the […]

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Article – Regulatory Thicket Exacts A High Price

25 July 2015Mikayla NovakCanberra Times It’s not just miners who are stung by regulatory settings. As the ongoing Liverpool Plains coal mine saga illustrates, regulators are frustrating Australia’s ability to join global […]

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