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19
Nov
2014

Virgin Australia to launch new route and lounge in Alice

The Territory Government has welcomed Virgin Australia’s announcement that a new service from Adelaide to Alice Springs will commence from March next year, along with the opening of a new lounge at Alice Springs Airport. This is a double dose of great news for Alice Springs residents, businesses...

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19
Nov
2014

International foodies get a taste of the Territory

Six of some of the world’s most influential ‘foodies’ visited the Territory as part of Tourism Australia’s Restaurant Australia campaign and Invite the World to Dinner gala event in Hobart. The six food writers, chefs and bloggers sampled some of the Territory’s most unique food and wine...

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18
Nov
2014

Recognising excellence in the NT Public Service

The Territory Government has unveiled a range of measures to modernise the NT Public Service, promote training and staff development, and give staff more flexibility in their working lives. The changes were unveiled at the Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in the Public Sector that recognises...

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17
Nov
2014

Affordable rental apartments for Palmerston

The first sod has been turned on a new development that will deliver 20 affordable apartments for rent to low income earners in Palmerston. The apartments are part of 160 new affordable dwellings to be constructed and managed by the Territory’s affordable housing rental company, Venture Housing,...

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16
Nov
2014

NT Tourism operators recognised at Brolgas

Well-known restaurateur, Jimmy Shu, has taken out the highest honour at the 2014 Brolga NT Tourism Awards at a gala ceremony in Darwin. Mr Shu was awarded the Tourism Minister’s Perpetual Trophy for his years of dedication to food and hospitality in the Territory.

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15
Nov
2014

Momentum building for NT gas pipeline

Expressions of Interest are now open for companies interested in building and operating a vital gas pipeline linking the NT with the East Coast gas grid. Momentum is building for this nation-building project which has the potential to transform the Territory’s gas industry, create jobs in our...

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15
Nov
2014

Increased Grant Funding for Sporting Groups

Sporting clubs and organisations across the Territory can now apply for up to $5,000 to help develop their sport following a funding boost by the NT Government. The Government has increased the maximum amount available for individual applications under the Grass Roots Development Investment Program...

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14
Nov
2014

Cutting red tape with new MVR initiative

The NT Government is cutting red tape with a new online service improving the process for Territorians to renew vehicle registrations. The service allows a mechanic who has inspected your car to update a database with your roadworthy certificate.

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13
Nov
2014

Community to benefit from new Stella Maris plan

National Trust NT has been selected as the preferred proponent to lease the historic Stella Maris site after an open and accountable Expressions of Interest process. As the preferred proponent, negotiations have commenced with National Trust NT to finalise arrangements prior to the issuing of a...

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12
Nov
2014

Remembering the ANZAC Centenary

Territory schools, community groups and local councils will share almost $100,000 in Government grants to help them commemorate the ANZAC Centenary in 2014 and 2015 including:

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