Northern Australia is a diverse and vibrant region rich in opportunities to drive growth in jobs and investment for the benefit of all Australians. A strong and prosperous north is critical to Australia's economic future. Realising the vision of a stronger north requires a long-term commitment and united efforts across government, industry and the community.
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is implementing the Australian Government’s northern agenda, in close collaboration with a diverse range of partners.
- The Office for Northern Australia
- opens in a new windowCooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) funds industry-led research to develop new technologies, products and services in the north.
- The Northern Australia Indigenous Reference Group was established in 2017 to provide advice to the Australian and northern jurisdictional governments on Indigenous economic advancement in northern Australia. The group ensures the interests of Indigenous land owners, communities and businesses is represented in the northern Australia agenda. Members have high-level expertise and experience across a range of industries, sectors and regions, rather than specific organisations or communities.