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28
Jan
2015

Flood mitigation committees begin their work

The NT Government has announced the draft Terms of Reference and membership of the Darwin and Katherine Regional Flood Mitigation committees. The Territory Government has committed $50 million from the proceeds of TIO for flood mitigation works and these two committees are being established to make...

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26
Jan
2015

Territorians recognised on Australia Day

Congratulations to the NT recipients of Australia Day honours who have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the Territory and the nation. Mrs Kathleen Abbott has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to Indigenous Territorians as an advocate for...

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23
Jan
2015

Free WiFi switched on at Kings Canyon

Locals and visitors to Kings Canyon in Central Australia will now be able to upload photos in real time with free public WiFi switched on at the popular tourism destination by the NT Government. This is follows the rollout of free WiFi at the popular Wangi Falls in the Top End.

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21
Jan
2015

Easing back to school costs for Territory families

The NT Government is helping to offset 2015 school costs for Territory families, with the Back to School Payment Scheme supporting students from Pre-school to Year 12. The $150 entitlement can be used to contribute to costs such as textbooks, stationery, uniforms, book bags, school camps and...

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20
Jan
2015

New $23 million education package announced

The NT Government continues to invest in the future of education in the Territory, with $23 million in new funding announced today. The funding will form part of a $40 million package to assist schools as they transition to the Global School Budgets model. This new reform will empower school...

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19
Jan
2015

NT leading the nation in economic performance

The Territory is leading the nation with CommSec’s State of the States assessment ranking the NT equal first in overall economic performance in Australia. The analysis ranks each jurisdiction across a number of measurements based on current economic activity across decade average levels.

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15
Jan
2015

Bright future for Henbury School

The new $30 million Henbury School is another step closer, with the tender now open for the design and construction phase of the project.

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14
Jan
2015

Temporary Beat Locations target anti-social behaviour in Katherine

Temporary Beat Locations (TBLs) in Katherine are having a noticeable impact on public drunkenness and anti-social behaviour just one month into a six month trial. TBLs place officers outside of bottleshops, stopping people who intend to drink their takeaway grog in restricted areas.

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12
Jan
2015

Record year for residential titles

The Territory’s biggest land release program is delivering impressive results with a record number of new residential titles being issued in the Greater Darwin area. In 2014, 935 titles were issued (38% increase on 2013) which is the most ever issued in a year, continuing on the upward trend with...

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11
Dec
2014

Visitors to NT spend $1.85 billion

International and domestic visitors to the Territory spent $1.85 billion in the NT for the year ending September 2014, according to new figures released this week. The 13% increase in expenditure is the biggest spend by visitors to the NT in five years.

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