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25
Mar
2015

Commemoration of Operation Slipper

Thousands of people have turned out to thank our servicemen and women for their commitment to Operation Slipper. Over 400 Territory born servicemen and women are now veterans of the war in Afghanistan. Many hundreds more born in other states have rotated through Units based in Darwin to serve on...

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25
Mar
2015

Funding for Communities

The Northern Territory Government is offering new opportunities for communities and local governments to access funding for transport infrastructure projects.

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25
Mar
2015

Resources Hub

ABM Resources has opened its head-office in Alice Springs, confirming the town’s reputation as a growing hub for the mining and energy industry. ABM is exploring the Territory’s Western Tanami region and their first mining project is currently under development.

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25
Mar
2015

Darwin Business Conference

Darwin will host the Australia-Taiwan Business Council Joint Conference later this year. Darwin was selected over two other jurisdictions to host over 150 domestic and international delegates.  This event is an opportunity to showcase the Northern Territory to potential investors, exposing local...

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25
Mar
2015

Indigenous Jobs

The Territory Government is creating more jobs and opportunities in remote communities with the granting of the first petroleum exploration permits on Aboriginal land managed by the Northern Land Council. The Government is committed to creating jobs in our regions and breaking the cycle of welfare...

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25
Mar
2015

Davis Cup

Work on the purpose-built grass tennis courts to host the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group quarterfinal tie is progressing at a cracking pace. Contractors have begun laying turf on the competition court and two practice courts at Marrara Sporting Complex. Marrara will be transformed over the...

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25
Mar
2015

Future Leaders

The Territory Government has launched a new initiative called Future Leaders to attract and retain talented young people in the Northern Territory Public Service (NTPS). The NTPS is the largest employer in the Territory, with around 20,000 people employed across 32 agencies.

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25
Mar
2015

Writers at the Rock

The Red Centre will be showcased to around 100 of the country’s top travel writers when they meet at Uluru for their annual convention later this year. The Territory Government has lobbied hard to secure the Australian Society of Travel Writers annual convention from 4-5 September at Voyages Ayers...

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18
Mar
2015

Winning the Fight

The Northern Territory is on track to eradicate Banana Freckle, with more than 37,000 households joining the fight against the serious plant disease. We have less than 2,500 properties where plant destruction is outstanding and of those, over 500 of the households are booked in for destruction. 87...

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18
Mar
2015

Tourism Flower Power

The Territory will take centre stage at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show later this month under a new tourism sponsorship deal. The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is the premier event of its kind in the southern hemisphere and it’s an amazing opportunity to reach...

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