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The Office of Northern Australia's policy analysis and advice supports the continued development of northern Australia.
Reporting to the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, we oversee the implementation of northern Australia agenda initiatives including the Our North Our Future: White Paper on Developing Northern Australia.
A Northern Australia Strategic Partnership, which includes the Prime Minister, provides high-level leadership on the northern Australia agenda.
A Ministerial Forum on Northern Development brings Australian Government Ministers, and Ministers from the Western Australian, Northern Territory and Queensland governments together to provide oversight and direction on the development of the north.
The forum, which is led by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, met in:
Two key advisory groups advise the government on priorities for northern Australia development. The Northern Australia Advisory Council and the Indigenous Reference Group bring together representatives from across the north.
Our office works closely with our department and:
Last updated: 18 January 2019
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