6th July 2016, Brisbane

What should development in Northern Australia look like? The new ‘food bowl’? Turning the rivers inland? There are grand dreams about developing the ‘north’. But what is the real untapped potential of Northern Australia?

Moderated by Paul Barclay from ABC Radio National, with panellists: Professor Stuart Bunn (Director of the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University); Phil Rist (a Nywaigi Traditional Owner, Executive Officer of the Girringun Aboriginal Corporation and Deputy Chair of the North Queensland Land Council); Clare Martin (previous Chief Minister of the Northern Territory); Jann Crase (Chief Executive Officer of Regional Development Australia Far North Queensland and Torres Strait Inc).

Listen to the debate