Thousands of families across regional and remote Australia and Indigenous communities are set for more support to access early childhood education and care as part of sweeping reforms from the Turnbull Government.
The Turnbull Government will provide new funding to boost services in the Northern Territory, having reached agreement with the Northern Territory Government on future funding for remote indigenous housing, public hospitals, and housing and homelessness.
Dolly Gurinyi Batcho (1905-1973), a Larrakia woman from the Darwin area, epitomises the sacrifice of an estimated 6000 Indigenous men and women who, during World War II, served the nation that so often discriminated against them.
An Indigenous business success story, the Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation has achieved 100% ownership of the Djarindjin Airport, guaranteeing jobs and flow on economic opportunities for local communities for generations to come.
Federal, state and territory ministers responsible for Northern Australia have today committed to a shared vision and forward work plan to increase productivity, encourage investment and create new jobs in Northern Australia.