Northern Australia Economic Snapshot 2019

Information courtesy of Office of Northern Australia – March 2019 GDP10.7% of Australia’s GDP in 2016–17$187 billion of Australia’s GDP in 2016–17Source: Calculations by the Office of the Chief Economist based on various data sources. EMPLOYMENT 644,100 persons employed Source: ABS, Labour Force, Australia, Detailed INCOME$63 585 annual income – $1322 above Australian average Source: ABS, Estimates of Personal …

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Defence Statement for Northern Australia

A strong north, makes for a more secure Australia


Ministers endorsed a joint Defence Statement for Northern Australia.

Defence is making infrastructure-related investments of approximately $28 billion over the next two decades in northern Australia. This investment will create jobs, expand the already skilled workforce and create a long term pipeline of infrastructure projects for future planning and investment.

Read the full statement


Integrated Carer Support Service – Open for Application


Integrated Carer Support Service: Carer Gateway regional delivery partners are open for application

The Australian Government is inviting applications in an open process to apply to deliver services under the Integrated Carer Support Services.

This grant process will select a new network of Carer Gateway regional delivery partners across Australia to help carers access new and improved, local and targeted services.

Applications close at 5:00 pm AEDT on 14 February 2019.

Find information here



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