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Joint Media Release - Briggs/Giles - Administrator of the Northern Territory appointed - Friday, 31 October 2014

Today Mr John Laurence Hardy OAM was appointed as the 21st Administrator of the Northern Territory by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia. Mr Hardy is a well-known and respected Northern Territory businessman who has made a huge contribution to the community over the years. Mr Hardy has lived in the Northern Territory for over 40 years, initially working as a pilot, then as a radiographer at the Darwin Hospital. He later returned t... »

Joint Media Release - Briggs/Mullighan - Early works to start on $106 million APY road upgrade - Friday, 31 October 2014

Assistant Federal Minister for Infrastructure Jamie Briggs and South Australian Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan today announced the start of survey and design work for the $106 million road upgrades in the APY Lands. The project will be completed under the Regional Partnership Agreement. The Australian Government is contributing 80 per cent of the funding for this vital project in the APY Lands. The partnership between the APY, the State Government and the Federal Governm... »

Joint Media Release - Briggs/Mullighan - Torrens Road to River Torrens shortlist announced - Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Australian and South Australian Governments today announced the two shortlisted consortia bidding for the $896 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project major works contract. The two shortlisted consortia are: •T2T Alliance—Thiess, York Civil and Aurecon •Connect—McConnell Dowell, Fulton Hogan, SMEC and AECOM. A strong field responded to the EOI process with five consortia participating, and South Australian, Australian and international groups taking part. The major works contract will ... »

Joint Media Release - Truss/Briggs - Rigorous infrastructure policy approach is cutting red tape - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Improving productivity growth and enhancing competitiveness are key focuses of the Australian Government's deregulation policy, embodied by today's Spring Repeal Day. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the regulation ‘spring clean’ is an opportunity for the Coalition Government to focus its attention on ways it can encourage growth and improve productivity by reducing compliance costs for industry. “The Coalition Government is committ... »

Transcript - Doorstop in Adelaide - Friday, 24 October 2014

QUESTION:Minister, the Northern Connector, bit of a call to arms there for the State Government, to try get involved, get industry involved?JAMIE BRIGGS:Well, as I've said consistently now for a while, we are committed to infrastructure investment across the state, and across the country. I think it's time in South Australia we had a mature discussion about how we're going to fund that infrastructure investment into the future. We're looking to get the North-South study report shortly, within th... »

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