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Office of Northern Australia

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White Paper on Developing Northern Australia

On 28 February 2014 the Prime Minister announced the Australian Government will produce a White Paper on Developing Northern Australia that will set out a clear, well-defined and timely policy platform for future development in the north. A cross-agency Taskforce has been established in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to complete the White Paper within 12 months.

More information on the White Paper can be found at: northernaustralia.dpmc.gov.au/

The Office of Northern Australia provides policy advice to the Australian Government on sustainable development issues in, or affecting, northern Australia.

The Office of Northern Australia works to enable better coordination across the Australian Government and between governments, businesses and communities on issues affecting northern Australia.