Northern Australia Development
Commitment to development and government investment
The Australian beef cattle herd is approximately 24 million head nationally. The industry is geared towards export markets, with approximately 70% of production exported to over 100 countries. Australia is the second largest beef exporter in the world, accounting for 16% of world trade.
Delivering the Northern Australia Roads Programme to upgrade high priority roads essential to the movement of people and freight and supporting economic development in the north.
Establishing the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) with a mandate to provide economic stimulus to northern Australian industries, including agriculture.
For research and development focused on agriculture and water resources through Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.
Delivering the Northern Australia Beef Roads Programme to upgrade key roads essential for transporting cattle to improve the reliability, productivity and resilience of cattle supply chains by reducing freight costs and strengthening market links.