Outback Way, a series of roads and dirt tracks running 2800 kilometres from Winton in QLD to Laverton in WA, will receive $160 million in funding from the Federal Government.
The project will see up to 28 kilometres of the road upgraded to improve flood immunity, freight capacity and productivity for cattle producers in the Northern Territory.
A contract has been awarded to an Alice Springs-based firm to deliver 15 kilometres of sealing works on The Northern Territory's Barkly Stock Route.
Stage two of the Cavenagh Street Heat Mitigation Project is now underway, which aims to revitalise the Darwin CBD through cooling and greening initiatives.
Mental health and suicide prevention program MATES has launched in the Northern Territory to support the construction, mining and energy industries.