Northern Territory projects

Committed projects

Project Proponent Project type Start Value
Ichthys INPEX LNG Plant (Darwin) 2012 US$34B
Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Jemena Pipeline 2016 A$800M
Prelude Shell FLNG (Darwin designated maintenance base) 2011 US$12.6B
Larrakeyah Barracks & HMAS Coonawarra Laing O'Rourke Infrastructure development and upgrade of existing facilities and services 2018 A$500M
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$348.6M
Air 5431 Facilities Project Australian Defence Force Air Traffic Control Complex Infrastructure Project at RAAF Base Darwin and Tindal Lend Lease Defence infrastructure development 2017 TBA
Darwin Port Development Darwin Port  Port upgrades 2016 A$25M
Darwin Luxury Hotel Development Landbridge Group Australia  Hotel  2018 A$250M
The Gateway Hutchinson Builders Shopping Centre 2015 A$108M
Palmerston Regional Hospital Lend Lease Hospital 2015 A$150M
NPARIH (incorporating SIHIP) Territory Housing  New and upgraded remote housing 2008/09 A$2B























Planned projects

Project Proponent Project type Start Value
Project Sea Dragon Seafarms Prawn Farm 2017 TBC
Darwin Ship Lift and Marine Industry Project (SLAMI) Pearl Marine Engineering Ship lift TBA TBA
Royal Darwin Hospital Expansion NT Government Hospital expansion TBA TBA
Northcrest  Halikos Estate Construction 2017 A$300M
Nolans Arafura Resources Rare Earths 2018 A$970M
Mount Peake TNG Limited Vanadium Pentoxide / Ferrovanadium / Refinery 2018 A$1.7B
Chandler Salt Mine Tellus Holdings Salt 2018 A$676M
Jervois KGL Resources Copper, Gold, Silver, Lead and Zinc  2019 A$216M
Beetaloo basin Origin Energy Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA TBA
Mt Todd Gold Mine Vista Gold Gold TBA A$1B

Proposed / Potential projects

Project Proponent Project type Value
Mount Isa to Tenant Creek Railway NT Government RailwayTBA TBA
Crux Shell Oil & Gas TBA
Tassie Shoal MEO Methanol/LNG TBA
Evans Shoal Shell Methanol/LNG TBA
Sunrise Gas project Woodside Natural Gas/LNG TBA
Caldita & Borossa ConocoPhilips / Santos LNG TBA
Bonaparte LNG (Petrel/Tern/Frigate) Engie / Santos LNG TBA
Wonarah Phosphate Mine (Stage 1) Avenira Limited (formerly Minemakers) Phosphate TBA
Ammaroo phosphate Verdant Minerals Phosphate TBA
McArthur basin  Armour Energy Conventional & unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
McArthur / Beetaloo Basins Pangaea Conventional hydrocarbons TBA
Pedirka & Amadeus basin Central Petroleum Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
Pedirka & Amadeus basin Central Petroleum / Santos Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
Georgina basin Central Petroleum / Total Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
McArthur basin Santos Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
Karinga Lakes  Verdant Minerals Potash  TBA
Beetaloo Basin INPEX Unconventional hydrocarbons TBA
Tennant Creek Mineral Field Emmerson Resources Gold TBA

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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 review 7 September 2017.