Norfolk Island projects

The department is committed to keeping the Norfolk Island community informed on important projects being undertaken by the Australian Government.

  • The department and Communications has engaged the CSIRO to assess Norfolk Island’s groundwater resources and options to increase water security.

  • The department is commencing a project to deepen and widen the Kingston Pier channel bed, to improve safety and access, providing significant benefits to pier users and the broader community.

  • In response to water scarcity and drought conditions on Norfolk Island, the department requested the Australian Defence Force (ADF) provide a short-term alternative water source for the community of Norfolk Island.

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Last Updated: 5 March, 2020