Department of Industry,
Innovation and Science
The Australian Government is growing a stronger northern Australian economy through a long-term agenda of investment and support. The agenda is unlocking the region’s full economic potential as a gateway to global markets, a source of rich resources and a home to pristine environments. We are ensuring the north is an even more attractive place to live and do business.
The Our North, Our Future: White Paper on Developing Northern Australia released in 2015, sets out the priorities to drive growth in Australia’s north. It’s a 20-year plan for investment and support to grow the north through six key pillars:
Our Office of Northern Australia is taking the lead on implementing the northern Australia agenda in partnership with more than 20 state, territory and local government agencies, and industry and community bodies.
The office assists the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia with expert policy advice and analysis.
Last updated: 20 July 2018
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