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National Partnership Agreement

The Australian Government entered into a new National Partnership Agreement (NPA) with the state and territory governments in April 2019.

A copy of the National Partnership Agreement can be found on:

Indigenous Employment and Supplier-use Infrastructure Framework (the Framework)

The Australian Government has introduced an Indigenous participation Framework which will apply to new road and rail construction projects as part of the new NPA. The Framework sets out a whole-of-government approach to increase opportunities for Indigenous job-seekers and businesses participation in the delivery of government-funded land transport infrastructure projects.

Review of the National Partnership Agreement

In 2018, the National Partnership Agreement on Land Transport Infrastructure Projects was reviewed, in accordance with clause 53 of the Agreement. In accordance with the terms of reference, the review assessed the operation and effectiveness of the Agreement in facilitating the delivery of transport infrastructure projects.

State schedules

Under the National Partnership Agreement the schedules indicate the levels of funding the Commonwealth intends to provide to the States for land transport infrastructure investments. These schedules are updated following the Federal Budget each year, and as required.

The latest agreed schedules for each state and territory: