The federal government has been urged to fast-track an investment worth more than $200 million it promised two years ago to revitalise the world heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.
Kakadu National Park has been waiting two years for a pivotal federal investment
Politicians and traditional owners fear Kakadu will ‘stagnate’ without it
A Senior Advisory Group has been established to examine the management of the park
The Australian government has allocated only $5.4 million so far to transition Jabiru — the community in the centre of the park — from a mining town into a world-class tourism hub.
Outlined in 2019 federal budget papers, the $216.2 million was also meant to fund road upgrades, a new park visitor centre and more…