Article – Outback Queensland roads to get priority development under northern Australia plan

19 June 2015Allyson HornABC News Queensland’s outback roads have been singled out for priority development under the Federal Government’s plan to grow northern Australia. Prime Minister Tony Abbott made the announcement while unveiling […]

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Article – Northern Australia plan overdue: WA Premier Colin Barnett

18 June 2015WA Today The federal government’s grand vision for unlocking the potential of Australia’s north has been applauded by WA Premier Colin Barnett, who says action is long overdue. The $5 […]

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Article – Water, dams to expand the north

18 June 2015Joe Kelly & Brendan NicholsonThe Australian Tony Abbott’s plan to harness the economic potential of northern Australia will see hundreds of millions of dollars poured into vital water infrastructure, revive […]

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Article – Ord study to guide investment

18 June 2015Andrew ProbynThe West Australian A detailed study of Ord Irrigation Project Stage 3 and an assessment of water resources in the West Kimberley are central features of the Federal Government’s […]

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Article – Long-awaited White Paper on Developing Northern Australia a boost for far north

18 June 2015 Steven Scott Courier Mail QUEENSLAND will benefit from a $200 million fund for dams and $600 million for road upgrades as part of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s plan to […]

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Article – Tony Abbott’s northern Australia plan to evaluate new dam network

17 June 2015Steven ScottCourier Mail RIVER systems across northern Australia will be tested to see if they can sustain a network of new dams under a $1.7 billion development plan to be […]

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Article – RDA support for diversification funding allocations, but competition from north for remaining cash

26 May 2015ABC News Regional Development Australia (RDA) Riverina has supported the criteria for the allocation of millions of dollars in grants to projects in the Murray Darling Basin to boost economic […]

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Irrigation and water development the answer for Northern Australia

28 May 2015Bob Katter KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter used Question Time today to ask a Question Without Notice of the Federal Agriculture Minister on the need for […]

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Article – WA Premier opens FMG’s new gas pipelines

29 May 2015Vicky ValidakisAustralian Mining FMG has celebrated the formal completion and commissioning of a 270 kilometre pipeline which supplies gas to its Solomon Hub mining operations. The Fortescue River Gas Pipeline […]

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Article – $100m to ease cattle transport under Northern Australia Beef Roads Fund

8 May 2015Rosie LewisThe Australian Tony Abbott has announced the government’s first measure from the long-awaited Northern Australia White Paper, injecting $100 million into the region’s roads used to transport cattle. Unveiling the […]

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