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23
Jul
2014

Preserving traditional languages in remote communities

The Territory Government is supporting the preservation of traditional languages in remote communities by funding transport services for workers in the Ngukurr community.

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23
Jul
2014

Delivering work-ready apprentices for Katherine employers

The Territory Government is collaborating with Katherine businesses to boost the number of work-ready apprentices available to local employers. A new program, aimed at people in the region who are interested in an apprenticeship in automotive or engineering trades, assists new entrants through the...

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23
Jul
2014

Improved croc safety at Litchfield National Park

A new crocodile barrier to improve swimmers safety at one of the Top End’s favourite tourist spots has been completed as part of more than $330,000 of works at Litchfield National Park. Territorians love the great outdoors and it has been a priority of the Territory Government to improve visitors...

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23
Jul
2014

Less alcohol-related violence and fewer assaults across NT

Assaults have continued to fall across the Territory with the latest crime statistics revealing there were 449 fewer offences over the first five months of the year. Assaults over the first five months of 2014 have dropped by a staggering 14 per cent compared with the same period in 2013, with...

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23
Jul
2014

Planning for growth in Northern Australia

The Northern Territory remains the key focus in the development of Northern Australia with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) being signed between Defence Housing Australia (DHA) and the Northern Territory Government covering the future release of land in the Lee Point area. Under the MOU, the...

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23
Jul
2014

NT economy leads the country in key areas

The CommSec State of the States report released this week shows that the Northern Territory leads the way on economic growth, business investment, unemployment and construction work. The Territory was ranked second highest among the jurisdictions on retail trade, with spending more than 18 per cent...

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23
Jul
2014

New health facility

A new mental health accommodation facility in Ludmilla has opened to support Territorians and their families. The Territory Government is committed to helping Territorians with mental health issues to receive the support and care they need.

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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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