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19
Oct
2014

Alcohol measures drive down crime Territory-wide

The Territory Government’s tough new alcohol measures have driven an almost 20% drop in alcohol-related assaults across the NT in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period last year. Over the same period, total assaults dropped 14% Territory-wide. That’s 739 fewer assaults.

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16
Oct
2014

Public sex offender website to protect Territory families

The Territory will be the first jurisdiction in the country to introduce a publicly accessible website featuring details and locations of convicted serious sex offenders. The NT Sex Offender Public Website (NTSOPW) legislation will be named ‘Daniel’s Law’ in memory of child sex offender victim...

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15
Oct
2014

Berrimah Farm Redevelopment

The Territory Government is continuing to put downward pressure on the cost of living with the release of the Territory’s largest ever brownfield site at Berrimah Farm which could yield almost 3,000 new dwellings. The 168ha site will be subject to a competitive ‘Expression of Interest’ process...

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15
Oct
2014

Territory welcomes Japanese Business Leaders

International business leaders have been introduced to the unique lifestyle and business acumen of the Northern Territory during this week’s Australia-Japan Joint Business Conference. It was a huge coup for the Territory to host this prestigious conference which attracts the cream of the Japanese...

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14
Oct
2014

Short term accommodation centre opens at RDH

A short term accommodation centre at Royal Darwin Hospital is helping to reduce the pressure on beds at the hospital as part of the NT Government’s plan to improve access to health services in the Territory. Previously known as the medi-hotel, the facility has provided medical services and...

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13
Oct
2014

Alice Springs Masters Games off and away

Thousands of athletes and volunteers are competing in this week’s 15th Alice Springs Masters Games. Chief Minister Adam Giles officially opened the Games on Saturday night at Anzac Oval in Alice Springs.

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12
Oct
2014

Outback Way $40M Upgrade

The Territory and Federal Government have committed $40 million towards upgrades to The Outback Way in the NT. Known as Australia’s longest shortcut (Cairns to Perth), The Outback Way crosses the most remote parts of Australia and offers a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

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11
Oct
2014

Free WiFi for Wangi Falls

Locals and visitors to Wangi Falls at Litchfield National Park will now be able to stay connected with friends and family on the Internet with free public WiFi installed by the NT Government. The site was chosen given the high number of visitors to Wangi each year with other Territory parks also...

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09
Oct
2014

New Central Australia Development Office

The Territory Government will establish a new Central Australia Development Office in Alice Springs as part of its campaign to bring investment to the North. Regional development is a priority for the NT Government and the new Central Australian Development Office will ensure Alice Springs is...

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09
Oct
2014

Tiger Brennan Drive duplication moves into next stage

New stages of the Tiger Brennan Drive duplication between Woolner Road and Berrimah Road will begin construction next month with the managing contract awarded to BMD Constructions Pty Ltd.

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