A Shorten Labor Government will invest $173 million in a Strategic Roads Package to improve safety, boost productivity and deliver more reliable access to communities across the Northern Territory.
The package has a strong focus on remote communities.
Importantly, the funding will start flowing in the first budget of a Shorten Labor Government. Investing in the Territory, […]Apr 17 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will make sure local companies get a fair chance to compete for regional Defence contracts.
Defence is a major investor in regional Australia. In some regions it is the single largest investor in infrastructure.
Local economic benefit is the social licence Defence needs to operate in local communities. Labor’s Defence Regional […]Apr 12 2019
People in Darwin and Palmerston will benefit from Labor’s plan to fund 24 metastatic cancer nurses around Australia, boosting care and support for locals who face this awful diagnosis.
Metastatic cancer is the stage at which the disease spreads beyond a primary tumour site to other parts of the body – such as breast cancer […]Apr 11 2019
Scott Morrison has confirmed in the 2019-20 Budget that the Northern Territory is not a priority.
After six years of the Liberals’ cuts and chaos this Budget was Scott Morrison’s last chance to reverse his cuts to the services Territorians rely on.Apr 03 2019
The forward estimates are blank when it comes to the Kakadu commitment. It’s not […]
A Shorten Labor Government will invest $1.2 million to flick the switch on lighting up Marrara Cricket Ground.
Labor’s investment will enable NT Cricket to install 1100 lux lights at the ground, giving it the capacity to host night training sessions and games for all levels of cricket from junior to elite.
The Northern Territory has the […]Mar 27 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will invest $3.3 million to support women and girls playing the world game in Darwin.
Football is the number one club participation sport in the Northern Territory, approaching close to 6000 participants.
The number of women and girls playing football or interested in taking up the sport is growing rapidly, particularly […]Mar 26 2019
MEDIA RELEASE – LABOR TO INVEST $3 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY INITIATIVES IN DARWIN AND PALMERSTON
A Shorten Labor Government will invest $3 million in Darwin and Palmerston to improve community safety as part of its National Crime Prevention Fund.
Over the past two years, Labor’s Crime and Justice Taskforce has travelled across Australia talking to local communities affected by crime.
Federal Labor has spoken to those on the frontline […]Mar 25 2019
TWO YEARS WITHOUT SHORTWAVE FOR THE NT
Today marks two years since the Liberal Government’s budget cuts to the ABC led to the shutdown of shortwave radio in the Northern Territory.
That’s two years Australians living in remote areas have been cut off from ABC emergency broadcasts and other valuable ABC content that provides an important connection to […]Jan 31 2019
Four year olds in the Territory begin their learning journey this week as they start their first week in preschool.
This is a happy and exciting time for the 3,882 four year olds and their families in the Territory who will gain a lifetime of benefits from accessing quality early learning in preschools and long day […]Jan 30 2019
Children’s imaginative play and social connections between parents will be nurtured with a $5,000 grant from Labor to enable Darwin Toy Library to improve and expand their resources for local families.
Established in 1978, Darwin Toy Library is the biggest toy library in Australia by location size, and it supports more than 450 families and 900 […]Jan 29 2019