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From uranium mining to nature conservation – Kakadu National Park to get $216 million boost,

Kakadu National Park to get $216 million boost, SBS News, 13 Jan 19,     The federal government will invest $216 million in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu National Park to improve road access and tourist facilities. The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park will receive at least $216 million in funding to improve to improve roads and tourist facilities no matter who wins this year’s federal election.

Labor has pledged $220 million for Kakadu if it wins government.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday announced the coalition’s $216 million package for the Northern Territory site during a visit to the town of Jabiru in Kakadu……

January 14, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, environment

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