Taking the big smoke to the bush

“Not by a decentralisation policy where we shift public servants from government agencies out into country towns. But where we flip that model, identify the unique competitive advantage of the region, and use that to attract people … but also businesses who are keen to relocate if we get the infrastructure piece right.”

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Expanding Your Business into Asia: Why Location Analysis is Key

This is another example of how Special Economic Zones in China are being ( and have been since 1978!) presented as locations for FDI. Australia is becoming less and less competitive. These policies can be simply introduced in Northern Australia and across Australia.

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Focus on critical minerals in northern Australia to increase

“Putting Team Australia on the global critical minerals map will help attract the investment and technology necessary to meet the growing needs of global supply chains for critical and other minerals for high value products like batteries, solar cells and other innovative and early-stage technologies,” the MCA stated in March.

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Santos deal with Eni Group a boost for Darwin plans

Santos has already devised a giant ‘‘carbon sink’’ scheme where it can offer energy operators the ability to strip out and bury carbon from their gas supplies at its Moomba hub in South Australia as the industry seeks to accelerate efforts to lower pollution from their fossil fuel operations.

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$10bn aid pool to cut premiums in north

“To underwrite it, you’re going to talk about billions because you need the comfort of that behind you. If we do this right, there’s no reason we can’t expand it into bushfire areas and flood areas.”

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More affordable access to insurance for northern Australians

“More affordable insurance means peace-of-mind for hundreds of thousands of Australians across Northern Australia, knowing that their economic livelihoods are protected,” the Treasurer said.

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Sea of opportunity awaits if we unlock Darwin’s potential

Article by Ross Muir courtesy of the Weekend Australian It sometimes takes a crisis for a problem to become clear. Covid and China’s trade aggression help us to see where we stand. […]

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Huge $50bn Pilbara green hydrogen hub granted major project status

Article by Michael Mazengarb courtesy of Renew Economy A plan to build a massive renewable energy hydrogen project of up to 26GW of wind and solar capacity in Western Australia’s Pilbara region […]

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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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OUR NORTH | OUR FUTURE

Newsletter 18October 2020 Fifth Annual Statement to Parliament I am pleased to advise that the fifth Annual Statement to Parliament on the Developing Northern Australia agenda was delivered by the Minister for […]

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