Abbott’s Northern Australian idea: grand vision or folly?
On Line opinion
The policy has identified agriculture, energy, tourism, education, and health sectors as potential drivers of development.
It is a long term vision that should be thoroughly investigated. Land is plentiful, water could be an issue but the main problem will be staffing and costs. Despite having the Training programs and resources the state of Vocational Training in Australia is extremely poor due to many reasons amongst which state v federal issues reamin high.
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