$5 billion funding bill for the North ready to go

THE draft legislation to enable the flow of $5 billion into projects in Northern Australia has been released and this is a welcome step in developing jobs and opportunities for the north. This exposure draft legislation for the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) paves the way for the flow of funding into the development of infrastructure, so that this region and other parts of Northern Australia can reach the potential we know is there. Northern Australia holds the country’s rich reserves of energy and resources, it has many thousands of hectares of arable land if we get the right water infrastructure, like Urannah Dam, in place, and we have world-class tourist attractions.

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Whitsundays switches on to NBN

MAY 3, 2016: THE WHITSUNDAYS is wired and ready for NBN action with the first of 6,400 premises across Airlie Beach, Cannonvale, Jubilee Pocket and Mandalay able to order a Fibre to the Node service this month. There will be a progressive switch on over the next…

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