Existing infrastructure and regional capability, coupled with strong investment facilitation, makes East Arnhem an attractive place to invest.
- LAND & SEAS: Partner with traditional owners, Yolŋu communities and homelands seeking to leverage their land, sea and cultural assets for sustainable development.
- PARTNERSHIPS: Drive innovative and meaningful partnerships with Yolŋu on their lands to progress Yolŋu aspirations for economic independence.
- OLDEST CONTINUOUS CULTURE: Draw on 60,000years of culture and history.
- KNOWLEDGE: Share in the strengths of traditional and modern knowledge and practices of one of the oldest continuous cultures on Earth.
- HISTORY OF TRADE: Build upon a proud history of Yolŋu enterprise and cultural exchange with Macassan traders.
- GOVERNMENT SUPPORT: Continued support from the Northern Territory and Australian Governments for project facilitation, infrastructure investment, capacity and capability development, and economic growth opportunities.
- BUSINESS SUPPORT: Dedicated business and industry development support networks.
- SKILLED WORKFORCE: A local, highly skilled and motivated workforce to support the development and operation of new projects and industries.
- COMMITTED RESIDENTS: An established, collaborative and passionate community driven to see East Arnhem succeed post-mining.
- TRANSPORT: Established road, air and sea corridors support the transportation of goods, services and people.
- TELECOMMUNICATIONS: High speed broadband powered by the Arnhem Fibre Network over the NBN and fibre to the premises is one of the most reliable connection types available.
- GEOGRAPHICAL ADVANTAGE: Strategically positioned between Darwin and Cairns, with the only deep-water port and major airport between the two.
- GATEWAY TO ASIA PACIFIC: Geographically positioned as a natural gateway to Asia Pacific markets, equipped with existing infrastructure.
- SPACE INDUSTRY: Ideally situated for commercial orbital and sub-orbital space engagement due to its proximity to the equator and to the sea, and consistent weather, matched with low density population and comparably low air traffic movement.
- COMMERCIAL PORT FACILITIES: A deep-water marine wharf with complementary infrastructure accommodates a range of vessel sizes, moving bulk goods and large-scale industrial equipment.
- TOURISM PORT FACILITIES: An $8 million land and marine tourism precinct in Melville Bay is currently under construction, and includes boat mooring, restaurant, and the newly developed Manyimi Campground facilities.
- AIRPORT: Aerodrome equipped to handle 150,000 plus passengers per annum, and separate terminals for smaller general aviation craft.
- ACCESS ROADS: Significant investments committed to improving the Regional Arterial Road Network including a $225 million Central Arnhem Road upgrade.
- TERRITORY TOWN: Home to the fourth largest regional town in the Northern Territory, which boasts significant town infrastructure including a considerable number of attractive and well-equipped parks, sporting facilities and playgrounds, hospital, high quality schools, police stations, arts centres, and a 32 bed flexible aged care facility under development.
- HOUSING: Access to housing to support industry and business development through a range of rental and long-term lease options.
- LIVEABILITY: Full range of commerical and community services, including significant range of public and private health services.
- LIFESTYLE: A unique way of life in a pristine natural environment.