Department of Industry,
Innovation and Science
In April 2018, the Ministerial Forum on Northern Development released a Development Statement for Northern Australia to reconfirm the importance of the northern agenda.
The Office of Northern Australia supports the continued development of northern Australia.
The Ministerial Forum on Northern Development met in Kununurra on 18 April 2018.
The northern agenda is investing in improved infrastructure to make living and doing business in the north easier and more productive.
The 2017 Annual statement is the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia’s second progress update on the Our North, Our Future: White Paper on Developing Northern Australia initiatives.
The Ministerial Forum on Northern Development held its inaugural meeting in Darwin on 1 September 2017, attended by Ministerial representatives from the Federal Government and the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australian governments.
The Australian Government is growing a stronger northern Australian economy through a long-term agenda of investment and support.
Tourism operator Ted Hall says he lives in an untouched paradise and that’s something he wants to share with the world.
He set up the Luridgii Aboriginal Eco Cultural Tours that takes visitors through the Argyle Diamond mine on his traditional lands.
The Australian Government’s northern agenda is making it easier for Indigenous and tourism businesses to thrive in northern Australia.
Find out about Ted’s story and country.
Northern Australia can grasp its full potential and become an economic powerhouse within our great country.
The 2017 Implementation report provides an update on the progress of the Our North, Our Future: White Paper on Developing Northern Australia initiatives.