Economic Impact

Helping deliver economic impact and public benefit in the north.

NAIF’s focus on public benefit is a key differentiator from other lenders. Here is a summary of positive impacts from projects supported by NAIF during the year.

Charles Darwin University, NT

Economic Impact $599M Jobs
784
Forecast total jobs

Strandline Resources, WA

Economic Impact $922M Jobs
505
Forecast total jobs

Shiplift (NT Government)

Economic Impact $924M over asset life Jobs
287
Forecast total jobs

Australian Aboriginal Mining Corporation (AAMC), WA

Economic Impact $304M over mine life Jobs
240
Forecast total jobs

James Cook University (student accommodation), QLD

Economic Impact $140M Jobs
569
Forecast total jobs

Kalium Lakes, WA

Economic Impact $169M Jobs
210
Forecast total jobs

NQ Cowboys, QLD

Economic Impact $202M Jobs
271
Forecast total jobs

Metro Mining, QLD

Economic Impact $510M over mine life Jobs
60
Forecast total jobs

Mater Health, QLD

Economic Impact $7.6M Jobs
14
Forecast total jobs

Signature Onfarm, QLD

Economic Impact $63.5M Jobs
270
Forecast total jobs

Genex Power, QLD

Economic Impact $343M including $235m direct value add for Far North Queensland Jobs
530
Forecast total jobs

Alinta Energy Chichester solar gas hybrid project, WA

Economic Impact $221M Jobs
200
Forecast total jobs

Merricks Capital, NT

Economic Impact $224M Jobs
196
Forecast total jobs

CQU, QLD

Economic Impact $71.8M Jobs
674
Forecast total Jobs

NT Airports, NT

Economic Impact $127M Jobs
1122
Forecast total jobs

Sheffield Resources, WA

Economic Impact $487M Jobs
600
Forecast total jobs

Townsville Airport (QAL), QLD

Economic Impact $82M Jobs
257
Forecast total jobs

Onslow Marine Support Base, WA

Economic Impact $100M Jobs
227
Forecast total jobs

Humpty Doo Barramundi (stage 1 and Stage 2), NT

Economic Impact Jobs
291
Forecast total jobs (over stage 1 and stage 2)

James Cook University (TIC), QLD

Economic Impact $700M Jobs
300 approx
Forecast total jobs

Voyages, NT

Economic Impact $370M Jobs
400
Forecast total jobs

BCI Minerals, WA

Economic Impact $2.7BN to region over 63 year construction and operating life Jobs
650
Forecast direct construction and operational jobs

Agripower Australia, QLD

Economic Impact $256M Jobs
500+
Forecast total jobs

Australian Potash, WA

Economic Impact $592M Jobs
56
Forecast total jobs

Olive Downs South Project, QLD

Economic Impact $10BN to Queensland economy over lifespan Jobs
700 approx
Forecast during construction, plus 1000+ in operations

Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation, NT

Economic Impact Jobs
80
Forecast total jobs

Kimberley Cotton Company Ltd, WA

Economic Impact $386M over 20 years Jobs
51
Forecast total jobs

More detail can be read on this in NAIF’s Public Benefit Guideline.