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29
Jul
2014

Alice Desert Festival

A feast of arts and culture is in store for audiences at this year’s Alice Desert Festival from 10-14 September.

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29
Jul
2014

Alice contractor wins $8m Police Station tender

An Alice Springs construction company, Asbuild NT, has been chosen to build Arlparra’s brand new $8 million Police Station.

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28
Jul
2014

Major upgrades begin at Hidden Valley

The first stage of the Territory Government’s $9.6 million upgrade to the Hidden Valley racetrack in Darwin is underway. Motorsport is extremely popular in the Top End and these upgrades will ensure Hidden Valley remains in peak condition so Darwin can continue to host national events like the V8...

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24
Jul
2014

New remote breast screening service

A new service to help women in remote areas tackle breast cancer has begun operating in the Northern Territory. The BreastScreenNT Bus will give women the opportunity to be screened closer to home. Extending and improving health services for Territorians in remote areas is a top priority of the...

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23
Jul
2014

Preserving traditional languages in remote communities

The Territory Government is supporting the preservation of traditional languages in remote communities by funding transport services for workers in the Ngukurr community.

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23
Jul
2014

Delivering work-ready apprentices for Katherine employers

The Territory Government is collaborating with Katherine businesses to boost the number of work-ready apprentices available to local employers. A new program, aimed at people in the region who are interested in an apprenticeship in automotive or engineering trades, assists new entrants through the...

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23
Jul
2014

Improved croc safety at Litchfield National Park

A new crocodile barrier to improve swimmers safety at one of the Top End’s favourite tourist spots has been completed as part of more than $330,000 of works at Litchfield National Park. Territorians love the great outdoors and it has been a priority of the Territory Government to improve visitors...

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23
Jul
2014

Less alcohol-related violence and fewer assaults across NT

Assaults have continued to fall across the Territory with the latest crime statistics revealing there were 449 fewer offences over the first five months of the year. Assaults over the first five months of 2014 have dropped by a staggering 14 per cent compared with the same period in 2013, with...

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23
Jul
2014

Planning for growth in Northern Australia

The Northern Territory remains the key focus in the development of Northern Australia with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) being signed between Defence Housing Australia (DHA) and the Northern Territory Government covering the future release of land in the Lee Point area. Under the MOU, the...

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23
Jul
2014

NT economy leads the country in key areas

The CommSec State of the States report released this week shows that the Northern Territory leads the way on economic growth, business investment, unemployment and construction work. The Territory was ranked second highest among the jurisdictions on retail trade, with spending more than 18 per cent...

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