Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Northern Territory Strategic Roads Package

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Estimated Project Cost:$415,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$332,000,000

Project Description

Upgrades to various remote and regional roads across the Northern Territory, including the Mereenie Loop, Santa Teresa Road and access to Maningrida, Ramingining, and the Milingimbi mainland barge ramp.


Works will focus on all-weather access and improving year-round connections to services and opportunities for communities.


Projects will be determined in consultation with the Northern Territory Government. 


Benefits include: Improved efficiency and network reliability, improved road safety for all road users, improved connectivity between people with jobs and services, and goods with markets.


Total funding of $415 million (Australian Government funding: $332 million, Northern Territory Government contribution: $83 million).

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Project details last updated: 18/11/2022