Discussion paper


The Government released the Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia  and announced the membership of the Northern Australia Advisory (42) Group on 10 June 2014.

The Green Paper builds on the Government’s pre-election commitment The Coalition’s 2030 Vision for Developing Northern Australia.It sets out the Australian Government’s views on the major policy directions to develop northern Australia. The Green Paper sets out these policies for comment and debate. The Green Paper, along with submissions received, will inform the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia due out later this year.

Public submissions responding to the questions raised in the Green Paper can be lodged online until 8 August 2014.


The following publications have been developed to assist public consultation:

Green Paper - PDF 2.7 MB (128) | DOCX 2.2MB (36)

Fact sheet - PDF 200 KB (66) | HTML version

At a glance - PDF 280 KB (59) | HTML version

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