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27
May
2015

Shipping reforms to boost Territory cruise industry

The Territory Government has welcomed planned changes to federal shipping laws that support the expansion of cruise services across remote Northern Australia. The Federal Transport Minister Warren Truss has announced the creation of a new Coastal Shipping Act which will introduce a single permit...

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27
May
2015

Emerging Indigenous Leaders turning ideas into reality

The First Circles program is improving the participation of the community in local decision making. Emerging Indigenous leaders are bringing new voices to the conversation about how to improve lives in remote communities while also building the next generation of community leaders.

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27
May
2015

Nurturing our neighbours

An all-inclusive community program is underway in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin, as the Government allocates $1.2 million for a Neighbourhood Activity Centre in Sanderson.  The space at Sanderson Middle School will provide a venue for people of all ages within the community to connect. 

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27
May
2015

Richardson Park – the next steps

The Richardson Park project is moving forward with the next steps in the process taking place. The Northern Territory Government has committed $20 million through Budget 2015 to expand facilities and seating capacity at the legendary facility. The Government is dedicated to seeing Richardson Park...

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27
May
2015

Mission accomplished for 'Operation Bring them Home'

The Northern Territory Government welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement to support ‘Operation Bring them Home’ - the mission to repatriate Australian Vietnam veterans buried at the Terendak Military Cemetery in Malaysia and the Kranji Cemetery in Singapore.

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27
May
2015

Putting the Territory on China’s travel itinerary

More than 30 of China’s Aussie Specialist travel agents visited the Red Centre to get a taste of what the region has to offer their customers. Chinese travel agents visited Alice Springs, Kings Canyon and the iconic Uluru during their Central Australian trip, getting a first-hand look at the region...

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27
May
2015

South Korea gets a taste of Central Australian art

Representatives from Aboriginal art centres across Central Australia have wrapped up a four day business delegation to South Korea showcasing Aboriginal art. South Korea is considered a prospective new market for Central Australian Aboriginal art and is currently in the Northern Territory’s list of...

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27
May
2015

NT Government protects Top End fisheries

The Government has delivered on its promise to develop a Fisheries Resources Sharing Framework, to protect Territory fisheries into the future. The framework will ensure Top End waterways are used in a sustainable and fair way.

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21
May
2015

When Harry met Snappy

No visit to the Northern Territory is complete without a crocodile experience as recent Royal visitor Harry, Prince of Wales showed. Prince Harry found time in his busy schedule to assist in the removal of a large crocodile in the estuaries of Darwin Harbour with the Northern Territory Crocodile...

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21
May
2015

NT Barra Classic goes international

One of the Territory’s premier fishing competitions, the NT Barra Classic, will be broadcast around the world this year with an Italian film crew set to cover the event. Italian Fishing TV will showcase the Top End as a must-do fishing holiday to hundreds of thousands of viewers in Europe, the...

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