The Territory Government has brought forward construction of a new primary school in Palmerston by two years, NT Education Minister Selena Uibo announced.
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of supporting major Northern Territory road investments, with funding approved for six upgrades between the Northern Australia Roads Program and Beef Roads Program over recent months.
Recreational fishing is a huge part of the Territory lifestyle and a cornerstone of our community. The sector contributes millions of dollars to our economy and employs hundreds of people.
The Territory Government is investing $14 million over four years to jointly fund improved telecommunications services in the bush through a new Remote Telecommunications Co-Investment Program.
The Australian Workers’ Union has welcomed the decision to lift the Northern Territory’s ban on fracking, but has urged the NT Government to guarantee any onshore shale gas extracted will stay in the country to support Australian jobs and households.
The Australian Industry Group welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory Government to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for onshore gas.
NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced the Northern Territory Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry.
Santos welcomes the Northern Territory Government’s decision to implement the prerequisite conditions for recommencement of onshore gas exploration by the end of 2018.
Jemena has welcomed the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, following an extensive, independent, and robust 18-month inquiry which found the risks associated with unconventional gas development can be mitigated to acceptable levels or removed entirely.