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12 May 2017

Darwin Port managers anticipate beef growth

Multi-million dollar investment at the world’s largest live cattle shipping port is paving the way for what it’s Chinese managers expect will be solid growth in the Northern Australian beef industry.

Rizhao-based Landbridge Group, which runs Darwin Port under a 99-year lease agreement with the Northern Territory Government, is pumping $25 million into setting the facility up for a very fast-paced future.

Read the full news article on Darwin Port managers anticipate beef growth.

11 May 2017

Creating jobs - Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub

The Northern Territory Government's Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announcing the first innovation hub and start-up incubator.

The Chief Minister also congratulated Paspalis Enterprises Pty Ltd on winning a $500,000 Australian Government grant from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to develop the Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub.

Read the full media release on creating jobs - Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub.

30 Apr 2017

Unlocking the private sector = the key to the Territory’s future

Five major private sector projects will be supported by the Northern Territory Government in Budget 2017 to unlock investment in the Northern Territory and create hundreds of jobs.

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the five projects which he says will provide a major boost to the economy.

Read the full media release on unlocking the private sector = the key to the Territory’s future.

24 Apr 2017

Transforming the Territory

Chief Minister Michael Gunner has today revealed five of the Northern Territory Government’s major projects aimed at boosting the economy, creating and sustaining thousands of jobs across the Northern Territory and transforming our cities and regions into tourist, business and investment attractions.

All five projects will begin in this term of government, with funding starting in the upcoming 2017 Budget for work to roll out from this year.

Read the full media release on transforming the Territory.

19 Apr 2017

$10 million NT Government investment in jobs

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced $10 million from Budget 2017 to establish a new Marine Services Hub in Darwin Harbour, underpinning the proposed $100 million Ship Lift facility which has the potential to create hundreds of construction and ongoing jobs.

The $10 million comprises a $5 million investment by the Territory’s Land Development Corporation (LDC) to service land adjacent to the proposed Ship Lift for marine-related businesses to set up shop, and $5 million in collaboration with Pearl Marine Engineering (PME) to progress the project through due diligence.

Read the full media release on $10 million NT Government investment in jobs.

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