Today I was in Darwin to reaffirm the Federal Labor Government's unprecedented $1.1 billion investment in the Northern Territory's infrastructure following last week's Federal Budget.
The 2013–14 Budget not only continues the rollout of the Federal Labor Government’s current multi–billion dollar capital works program, it also begins identifying the major projects to be funded as part of the next Nation Building Program..
Minister for Parks and Wildlife Matt Conlan has announced Budget 2013 will deliver more than $1 million in funding to improve Alice Springs most popular parks and reserves.
The Country Liberals Government is committed to developing our regions for all Territorians and is delivering $320 million for transport infrastructure, including $287 million for Territory roads and national highways in Budget 2013.
The Country Liberals Government has injected the Department of Mines and Energy with a $9.1 million boost totalling to a budget spend of $30.552 million.
The Country Liberals Government will implement a levy on Territory mining companies to pay for the environmental rehabilitation of legacy mining sites.
The Country Liberals Government is taking responsible action and investing in the future of our burgeoning energy industry.
Government action to slash red tape and speed up development application processes is reflected in a record number of residential building approvals, Minister for Lands, Planning and the Environment, Peter Chandler, said today.
Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, has announced the final approval of a brand new eight billion dollar mine.
Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, has announced the 1st Australia China Minerals Investment Summit (ACMIS) will be held in Darwin.
Chief Minister Terry Mills yesterday visited the Naoetsu INPEX LNG Receiving Terminal north-west of Tokyo where gas exported from the INPEX LNG facility in Darwin will arrive in Japan.
The Territory Government has secured more than $10 million of water main piping to support future growth of oil and gas developments at Middle Arm and Blaydin Point.
The Federal and Northern Territory governments will partner with the transport industry to provide $10.3 million to improve road facilities for long distance truck drivers that use the Territory's highways every day.
Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, has spoken this week in Parliament about the future of the Territory’s oil and gas Industries.
A $2 million upgrade to the Carpentaria Highway has strengthened and widened the road, improving flood immunity, safety, and access to the Gulf community of Borroloola.
Motorists travelling the Stuart Highway south of Katherine will enjoy safer driving conditions in the wet season following the completion of a $1.5 million upgrade to the highway near King River.
The Northern Territory Government has agreed to release enough gas to keep the Gove alumina refinery open for the next ten years.
The Mills Government will continue to focus on three key hubs as it works to strengthen the Northern Territory economy into the future.
The Northern Territory Government has today announced it is progressing its plan to get gas to Gove.
The Northern Territory’s largest ever road project has just got even bigger, with the Federal Labor Government agreeing to partner with the Henderson Labor Government to deliver the fourth and final stage to the upgrade of Tiger Brennan Drive.
The Federal Labor Government and the Northern Territory Government today announced a significant investment in bush roads across the Territory.
A new world-class $40 million beachside resort opened in Darwin today, expecting to attract thousands of new tourists to Darwin each year.
The Territory Government today unveiled a $6.2 million turbine at Katherine Power Station, as part of a record $1.8 billion infrastructure program to upgrade the Territory’s power and water network.
Public and Affordable Housing Minister Chris Burns today officially opened “Buthan” the new subdivision in the North East Arnhem town of Galiwin’ku.
Minister for Education and Training Chris Burns today congratulated the Nemarluk school community on the official opening of the new Nemarluk School at Alawa.
Laing O’Rourke has secured a further major contract on the huge Ichthys LNG Project in Australia’s Northern Territory.
More than 2,700 units have received planning approval by the Territory Government to create more private housing for Territorians.
Chief Minister Paul Henderson today announced Western Desert Resources’ Roper Bar Iron Ore project has been awarded major project status to ensure the Territory Government can best capitalise on the huge economic benefits the project will bring.
JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd has awarded Laing O’Rourke a $260 million contract to deliver the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities Accommodation Village.
Minister for Climate Change, Karl Hampton, today announced a $639,000 tender to install solar panels on the north and west facing roofs of the Araluen Arts Centre in the Solar City of Alice Springs.
Chief Minister Paul Henderson today welcomed an agreement signed between the Ichthys LNG Project (INPEX 76% and Total 24%) and Charles Darwin University (CDU) in Tokyo to secure funding for the Oil and Gas Centre for Excellence in Darwin.
Construction has started on the $110 million Marine Supply Base to secure opportunities for Territory business to service and supply the growing offshore gas industry.
Budget 2012 delivers a record $1.2 billion health budget, including a record $553 million to deliver better hospitals, Health Minister Kon Vatskalis said today.
The Territory Government is gearing up for growth and Budget 2012 features a huge $1.3 billion infrastructure investment across the emergency services, education, health, roads, corrections and housing sectors.
Federal Labor Government's ambitious capital works program will continue unabated, with the 2012–13 Budget delivering a further installment of $100.7 million in funding to progress a range of projects across the Northern Territory.
Multimillion dollar contract awarded to build world class Marine Supply Base Chief Minister Paul Henderson today welcomed the signing of a $104 million contract to build and operate a world class Marine Supply Base at East Arm.
Seven Northern Territory communities are the latest to benefit from funding provided through the Australian Government's Regional Aviation Access Program.
John Holland, in a 50:50 joint venture with Macmahon Holdings Ltd, has been awarded a $340 million site development civil works contract by the JKC Joint Venture for the onshore facilities of the Ichthys LNG Project near Darwin in NT.
Macmahon Holdings Ltd (ASX: MAH) has been awarded a contract to design and construct the world-class Darwin Marine Supply Base, worth approximately $100 million.
The Territory Government has given development consent for the multi-billion dollar Ichthys gas plant at Blaydin Point. This follows the announcement last week that the Ichthys Final Investment Decision is locked in.
Chief Minister Paul Henderson today welcomed the final investment decision for the Ichthys Project made by INPEX and Total, securing the $34 billion project for the Territory.
The Territory Government today announced the development approval required for the Ichthys Project to proceed with construction of its accommodation village at Howard Springs has been granted.
Construction of the first major intersection in Alice Springs’ newest suburb, Kilgariff, is set to begin in the New Year.
The planning of Palmerston Hospital has taken another important step with the awarding of the design tender to the well-known Darwin-based firm MKEA architects.
Cattle producers and travellers are set to benefit from a $580,000 upgrade to the Barkly Stock Route.
The State Government’s Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project reached another important milestone with the announcement of Leighton Contractors as the contractor for Phase 2 construction works.
A new $17 million rail overpass fully opened to traffic for the first time today, allowing uninterrupted access to the growing East Arm industrial hub.
Construction is underway on a major upgrade to Jenkins Road to provide better access to the new city of Weddell and future oil and gas developments at Middle Arm.