Northern Territory projects

Committed projects

Project Proponent Project type Start Value
Prelude Shell FLNG (Darwin designated maintenance base) 2011 US$12.6B
Darwin Port Development Darwin Port  Port upgrades 2016 A$150M
Project R8000, Facilities Requirements for the New Air Combat Capacity (NACC) RAAF Base Tindal Lend Lease Defence infrastructure development 2016 A$450M
Growler Airborne Electronic Attack Capability Facilities Project at the Delamere Air Weapons Range Lend Lease Defence infrastructure development 2016 A$146M
Air 5431 Facilities Project Australian Defence Force Air Traffic Control (ATC) Complex Infrastructure Project at RAAF Base Darwin and Tindal Lend Lease Defence infrastructure development 2017 A$400M
Northcrest  Halikos Estate Construction 2017 A$300M
Little Horse and Big Horse Creek Crossings and Road Upgrades Allan King & Sons Infrastructure upgrade 2017 A$35.5M
Darwin Luxury Hotel Development Landbridge Group Australia  Hotel  2018 A$250M
Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes. DIPL New and upgraded remote housing 2018 A$1.1B
Warren Park Stadium Halikos Construction 2018 A$25M
Palmerston Police Station Sitzler Construction 2018 A$30M
State Square Car Park Tomazos Group Construction 2018 A$19M
Garramilla Boulevard Territoria Civil Construction 2018 A$45M
Truck Central Land Development Corporation / Ostojic Group Construction 2018 TBA
Manunda Place Sandran Construction 2018 $45M
STEAM centre at Darwin High School Sunbuild Construction 2018 A$15.9M
Netball Complex Sunbuild Construction 2018 A$18M
Tanami Gas Pipeline Project Australian Gas Infrastructure Group Pipeline 2018 TBC
Larrakeyah Barracks & HMAS Coonawarra Laing O'Rourke Infrastructure development and upgrade of existing facilities and services 2018 A$472M
Project R8099 RAAF Base Tindal Redevelopment Stage 6 and Project R8109 USFPI RAAF Base Tindal Airfield Works and Associated Infrastructure Lend Lease Defence infrastructure development 2018 A$850M
City Deal NT Government Construction and revitalisation of Darwin's CBD 2019 A$500M























Planned projects

Project Proponent Project type Start Value
Project Sea Dragon Seafarms Prawn Farm 2018 A$1.5B
Mt Todd Gold Mine Vista Gold Gold 2019 A$1B
Nolans Arafura Resources Rare Earths 2019 A$970M
Mount Peake TNG Limited Vanadium Pentoxide / Ferrovanadium / Refinery 2019 A$850M
Chandler Salt Mine Tellus Holdings Salt 2020 A$676M
Jervois KGL Resources Copper, Gold, Silver, Lead and Zinc  2019 A$216M
Beetaloo basin Origin Energy Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA TBC
McArthur / Beetaloo Basins Pangaea Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA TBC
McArthur basin Santos Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA TBC
New & Upgraded Police Facilities DIPL Construction 2018 A$30M
Tennant Creek Integrated School Project DIPL Construction 2017 A$6.5M
Ammaroo phosphate Verdant Minerals Phosphate 2019 TBC
Eastern Leases South 32 Manganese 2021 A$160M
Barossa Offshore Project ConocoPhillips / SK E&S / Santos LNG 2019 > A$500M
Darwin Ship Lift and Marine Industry Project (SLAMI) Pearl Marine Engineering Ship lift TBC A$100M
Grants Core Exploration Lithium 2019 A$62M

Proposed / Potential projects

Project Proponent Project type
Seniors lifestyle accommodation NT Government Construction
Darwin water theme park NT Government Construction
Alice Springs tourism commercial development NT Government Construction
Mount Isa to Tenant Creek Railway NT Government Railway
Tassie Shoal MEO Methanol/LNG
Evans Shoal Eni Methanol/LNG
Sunrise Gas project Woodside Natural Gas/LNG
Bonaparte LNG (Petrel / Tern / Frigate) Santos LNG
Wonarah Phosphate Mine Avenira Limited (formerly Minemakers) Phosphate
Karinga Lakes  Verdant Minerals Potash 
McArthur basin  Armour Energy Conventional & unconventional hydrocarbons
Pedirka & Amadeus basin Central Petroleum Conventional & unconventional hydrocarbons
Pedirka & Amadeus basin Central Petroleum / Santos Unconventional hydrocarbons
Georgina Basin Central Petroleum / Total Unconventional hydrocarbons
Beetaloo Basin INPEX Unconventional hydrocarbons
Tennant Creek Mineral Field Emmerson Resources Gold
Roper Valley NT Iron Ore Iron Ore
Renaissance One Energy Renaissance Lithium ion battery manufacturing plant
Molyhil Thor Mining Tungsten
Yarram Territory Iron Iron
Toms Gully Primary Gold Gold
Arnhem Space Centre Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) Construction

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This list is not intended to capture all projects committed, planned or proposed/potential throughout the Northern Territory. The purpose of this list is to provide an overview of projects ICN (NT) believes have a significant impact on local industry. If you feel there is a project missing or would like your project listed here, please contact ICN (NT) to discuss on 08 8922 9422 or email
Projects listed are at the discretion of ICN (NT). Last updated 26 November 2018.