Luke Bowen has been appointed head of the Territory Government’s new Northern Australia Development Office. Source: News Limited
From the NT News, 27th May 2014
OUTGOING chief executive of the NT Cattlemen’s Association Luke Bowen has been appointed head of the Territory Government’s new Northern Australia Development Office.
NADO will provide a base for peak industry bodies to plan for the Territory’s future.
Mr Bowen has spent the past five years at the head of the Cattlemen’s Association and previously spent 11 years working on land management and pastoral development on indigenous land with an Australian Government statutory authority. Chief Minister Adam Giles announced Mr Bowen’s appointment yesterday.
“The Cattlemen’s Association has been strongly engaged in South East Asia and has driven a range of initiatives to expand co-operation and cultural exchange between Northern Australia and Indonesia. Mr Bowen fully understands the needs of industries working in this space,” he said.
“He has a fundamental understanding of our wider region and is passionate about promoting regional economic development.”