Regional Economic Information and Updates

The Far North region has seen some very positive outcomes over the last couple of years with several major projects working their way through the system, an active small business environment, new educational facilities/offerings, some encouraging infrastructure announcements, and a raft of other new opportunities to assist the region. As of Quarter one, 2021/2022 financial year, the pipeline of large investment projects across the region totals $6.5 billion, creating 4,268 employment opportunities in construction and 461 ongoing. The breakdown of this projects follows.

  • Private Investment- $10,578,063 – 94 jobs in construction and 57 ongoing
  • Community Projects - $8,943,697 – 118 construction jobs and 25 ongoing
  • Cultural Projects $1,650,000 – 50 construction jobs and 20 ongoing
  • Infrastructure Projects $582,532,531 – 400 construction jobs 87 ongoing
  • Minerals and Resources $3,100,000,000 -1700 construction jobs 160 ongoing
  • Renewable Projects $2,880,000,000 – 1896 construction jobs and 113 ongoing

For more information on the data profiles of the Far North region, please use the following links for the public profiles.

The RDA Far North team are able to assist with more detailed and project specific data.