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21
Jul
2014

Sports Vouchers support Territory families

The family budget will receive a bonus this week with the first instalment of the Government’s expanded Sports Voucher scheme being rolled out to students. The popular vouchers have more than doubled from $75 to a total of $200 per year, reducing pressure on the family budget.

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15
Jul
2014

Give Stella back to the people

The Territory Government has again called on Unions NT to hand back the keys of the iconic Stella Maris site to the people of the Northern Territory. It took a single day for Unions NT to agree to the backroom Stella Maris deal in the first place, and there is no reason why it should take any...

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15
Jul
2014

New BMX track ready for racing

Members of the Jingili BMX Club are ready to race on their new $1.89 million all-weather international standard track. The new track is the first permanently covered international standard BMX track in Australia.

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15
Jul
2014

Connecting Northern Australia

The Territory Government and Telstra CEO David Thodey have been discussing ways the telecommunications company can play a bigger role in the development of Northern Australia. Communications infrastructure is a key enabler of economic development and effective communications technology is critical...

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15
Jul
2014

Have your say on Territory Day

Territorians have just two weeks left to have their say on how we can expand celebrations for Territory Day, including the possibility of a public holiday. I encourage every Territorian to reflect on what Territory Day means to them and to visit our website to have your say about how it should be...

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15
Jul
2014

Boost to a unique Territory industry

The Northern Territory economy will receive a boost of up to $20 million when a multi-million dollar expansion of Darwin Crocodile Farm at Bee’s Creek is completed. A development application has now been approved for an expanded facility that includes a new abattoir and will create extra jobs.

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14
Jul
2014

Transit Systems welcomed to the Top End

The Minister for Transport has welcomed Transit Systems to Darwin as the new operator of the Darwin Bus Service. Transit Systems Pty Ltd was chosen though a rigorous public tender process and the company brings a high level of expertise to the Territory market and the Darwin community.

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11
Jul
2014

More affordable units to rent in Tennant Creek

Seven new apartments will soon be available to rent in Tennant Creek under the Territory Government’s Real Housing for Growth head-lease initiative, which provides subsidised rental properties for key service workers. Under the scheme, the Government leases the privately owned dwellings to eligible...

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11
Jul
2014

Driving down alcohol abuse in the Barkly

Alcohol-related Emergency Department presentations have hit a five year low in Tennant Creek under the Territory Government’s tough new alcohol policies. The Territory Government is tackling grog-related harm head-on with a suite of measures including Alcohol Protection Orders, Temporary Beat...

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08
Jul
2014

New West Daly Council restores local voice

The Territory Government has created a new West Daly Regional Council, giving a local voice for people living in the Wadeye, Peppimenarti and Palumpa region.

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