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25
Feb
2015

Getting Ready for Record Cruise Ship Week

Local businesses are gearing up for a huge influx of visitors next week with a record six cruise ships carrying up to 11,000 passengers stopping in Darwin from 2-6 March. This will be a significant boost to the tourism industry with predictions visitors could pump as much as $2.5 million dollars...

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25
Feb
2015

60th Anniversary of NT Training Awards

An amazing milestone this week with the NT Training Awards celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Awards have a long tradition of celebrating the NT Vocational Education and Training sector’s best trainees, apprentices, vocational students, training organisations, trainers and employers since 1955.

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25
Feb
2015

New $12 Million NT Open Education Centre a Step Closer

Construction of the new world-class Northern Territory Open Education Centre (NTOEC) reached a significant milestone this week, with a tender issued for its construction. The NTOEC is a major investment in the future of education in the Territory. The $11.6 million dollar purpose-built facility...

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25
Feb
2015

Territory Spirit Shines in Wake of Cyclone Lam

I know all Territorians thoughts were with the communities of Galiwin’ku, Ramingining, Milingimbi and Gapuwiyak this week, which were hit hard by Category 4 Cyclone Lam. Surveying the damage after the storm had passed was heart-breaking with many homes and buildings destroyed. But, it was...

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25
Feb
2015

Sheffield Shield Hits Alice Springs

It is great to see yet another historic sporting event delivered in Alice Springs this week, with the Sheffield Shield coming to the Territory for the first time. This is a huge coup for the Centre and the Territory with the Sheffield Shield Australia’s premier domestic cricket competition.

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25
Feb
2015

Moving Forward with NT Airline Milk-Run

The Territory Government is pushing ahead with plans to connect major centres along the track with a new airline spine service or ‘milk-run’.

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25
Feb
2015

Tickets Now On Sale for 2015 NT Sports Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the Territory's most prestigious sporting awards. The 2015 NT Sports Awards will be celebrated on 27 March at a gala event at the Darwin Convention Centre.

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25
Feb
2015

Happy Chinese New Year

It was fantastic to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Sheep with Darwin’s Chinese community this week with a special reception at Parliament House. The Chinese community has strong ties to the Territory and particularly in Darwin where many local businesses were owned and operated by...

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20
Feb
2015

The historic Borella Ride commences

Today the Northern Territory paid tribute to its only Victoria Cross recipient Albert Borella by starting the re-enactment of his remarkable journey from Tennant Creek to enlist in World War I. The 1000 km journey will include stops in Renner Springs, Elliott, Dunmarra, Daly Waters, Larrimah,...

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18
Feb
2015

Another Territory Eels visit over – more to come

Thousands of Alice Springs NRL fans were treated to a fantastic night of football on Friday night when the Territory Eels took on the Wests Tigers at Anzac Oval. It was a pleasure to attend the trial match which was a fantastic game and great night out for Centralians. Congratulations to Wests...

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