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03
Sep
2014

Housing to support economic growth in East Arnhem

The Territory Government has welcomed moves by Rio Tinto Alcan to make 50 accommodation units available to support new and expanded business in East Arnhem Land. These are the first of 250 properties committed by Rio Tinto under its plans to support the regional economy. We are working hard to...

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03
Sep
2014

Desert Mob hits Central Australia

Almost 300 works from 31 art centres have arrived at the Araluen Art Centre in Alice Springs ahead of the upcoming Desert Mob exhibition. Now in its 24th year, the Desert Mob exhibition is a world-class event that showcases the unique art and culture we have in Central Australia. The exhibition...

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03
Sep
2014

Land released in Zuccoli

Budding home owners have had the opportunity to buy one of the 42 blocks up for grabs in Palmerston’s newest land release, Mitchell Creek Green in the suburb of Zuccoli. This second stage of Zuccoli was awarded to developers Territory Life in December last year and will see blocks starting from...

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03
Sep
2014

Tourism boost for Gove

A fishing charter business near Gove will undergo major upgrades that will help attract more tourists to the region, under a new project supported by the Territory Government. Tourism is critical to the future of Nhulunbuy and the east Arnhem Region and the NT Government is committed to growing a...

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03
Sep
2014

National Stars to compete in Mitchell Street Mile

The inaugural Mitchell Street Mile has secured two high calibre athletes with Australian Women’s Cross Country champion, Bridey Delaney, and Australia’s fastest man over one mile, Craig Mottram, to compete in the race later this month. Delaney, 25, was a member of Australia’s 2014 women’s 4 x 1500m...

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03
Sep
2014

Borella family joins historic ride

The grandson of the Territory’s only Victoria Cross recipient will help re-enact the war hero’s historic journey to enlist, as part of next year’s ANZAC Centenary commemorations. Albert Borella was a remarkable Territorian who undertook an inspiring journey to join combat in World War I.

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01
Sep
2014

Multi-million dollar investment for Royal Darwin Hospital

The Royal Darwin Hospital will receive an immediate multi-million dollar investment to maternity services in response to the Top End’s baby boom. Currently there are more than 2000 births at RDH a year, an increase of more than 25% in the last four years.

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29
Aug
2014

New legislation to ban smoking in cars with children

The Territory Government has introduced landmark legislation in Parliament to ban smoking in cars carrying children under 16. This is another significant reform from a NT Government that is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Territorians.

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27
Aug
2014

Stella Maris goes back to the community

The Territory Government is calling for formal expressions of interest (EOI) on the Stella Maris site. The community is being given an opportunity to put forward proposals for the iconic Stella Maris site in Darwin’s CBD.

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27
Aug
2014

Territory’s first female Auditor-General appointed

The Auditor-General is a critical position in the fabric of Territory democracy and I welcome Julie Crisp to the role as the Territory’s new Auditor-General. I thank outgoing Auditor-General Frank McGuiness for his service, holding the post of Auditor-General since 2004 and officially finishing up...

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