A Shorten Labor Government will invest $300 million in the construction of a new Ship Lift in the Northern Territory; unlocking jobs, driving investment and solidifying Darwin’s position as a hub for marine maintenance and servicing.
This election is a choice […]May 03 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will invest $2 million in strategies to raise educational outcomes in the Northern Territory.
Labor’s funding will support Charles Darwin University to address attrition rates in higher education, particularly among regional and remote students. CDU will adopt […]May 02 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will conduct the first review of Australia’s force posture since 2012 as one of its first acts.
This election will be a choice between a united Shorten Labor Government with a plan for Australia’s national security, and the Liberals […]Apr 30 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will make the Northern Territory a world class teaching hub, specialising in regional, rural and remote, and Indigenous education.
This election is a choice between Labor’s plan for better universities, hospitals and schools or bigger tax loopholes […]Apr 24 2019
A Shorten Labor Government will upgrade mental health facilities, fund the purchase of a new Careflight helicopter for Darwin Hospital, and fund major improvements to remote health services as part of an $92 million Northern Territory health package.Apr 18 2019
Labor wants all Territorians to have access to the best possible health […]
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 […]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 […]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 […]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 […]Apr 03 2019
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 […]Mar 27 2019