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10
Dec
2015

Territory Wildlife Park lights up the life of young Territorians in hospital this Christmas

The Territory Wildlife Park has been bringing joy to young, long term hospital patients since 2009. This week, Terri the Wallaby mascot, along with three Wildlife Park employees, took Tropo the croc, Russelle the black-headed python, Milly the frill–necked lizard and Moe the blue-tongue lizard to...

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10
Dec
2015

Indonesian trade ties strengthened

The Northern Territory Government is strengthening trade and relationship ties with Indonesia, with the gifting of four purebred Riverine Buffalo bulls. Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries Willem Westra van Holthe said it was an honour to officially hand the bulls over to Indonesian Consul...

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10
Dec
2015

Youth Round Table outlines key recommendations of young Territorians

Education surrounding drugs and alcohol has been highlighted as one of the key issues facing young Territorians at the 2015 Chief Minister’s Youth Round Table Meeting on Sunday. The group outlined its key findings after 12 months of information gathering in relation to issues impacting Territory...

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10
Dec
2015

Arnhem Land tourism businesses supported with NT Government grants

Arnhem Land’s development as a tourism destination has received a major boost with the Northern Territory Government providing grants towards new accommodation options such as luxury eco tents, and a new camping ground on the beautiful Melville Bay.

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10
Dec
2015

China delegation to focus on NT tourism and business opportunities

Tourism and economic development opportunities will be the focus of a five-day trade mission to China. I will be leading the trade delegation which includes representatives of the tourism industry, the NT Cattlemen’s Association, Chamber of Commerce, Minerals Council and NT Farmers’ Association.

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10
Dec
2015

Carrera Cup returns to Hidden Valley raceway

Fans of the Darwin Triple Crown V8 Supercars will be spoilt for racing choice in 2016 with the return of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia racing series. The inclusion of the Carrera Cup is a huge win for motorsports fans in the Territory and the Northern Territory is building a reputation as a...

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10
Dec
2015

Northern Territory Housing Strategy Consultation Draft open for public comment

Developing a housing system that meets the needs of today and tomorrow in both urban and remote communities is the focus of a Housing Strategy Consultation Draft released for public comment.

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10
Dec
2015

Palmerston Special School under construction

A state of the art special education school will cater for 84 children as construction of stage one of the Palmerston Special School commences. The Territory Government continues its investment in special needs education with $21.35 million allocated to stage one of the new school in Palmerston.

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03
Dec
2015

Drug driving: not worth the risk

From 1 February, if you drive under the influence of drugs you will be caught thanks to amendments to the Traffic Act passing through Parliament this week. The amended Traffic Act will help Police do their jobs by giving them greater powers to keep our roads safe from drivers on drugs.

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03
Dec
2015

Award winning architects to transform the Chan Building

One of the most exciting architectural projects in the Northern Territory will be led by local firm DKJ projects.architects in partnership with the nationally acclaimed Fender Katsalidis Mirams Architects.

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