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30
Oct
2014

John Hardy named new Administrator

John Hardy OAM has been appointed the Northern Territory’s 21st Administrator by the Governor General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd). Mr Hardy is a proud Territorian with a track record of working hard in business and in the community. He is an outstanding choice for this role to...

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29
Oct
2014

Cruising into bumper new season

Darwin’s cruise ship season has officially kicked off with the arrival of the Sun Princess at Fort Hill Wharf last week. Between now and the end of April, Darwin will welcome 24 ships to port. March next year will see the busiest cruise week ever when six ships visit over five days, bringing up to...

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28
Oct
2014

Territory’s first Independent Public Schools

Five Top End schools and one Central Australian school have been selected to be the NT’s first Independent Public Schools. ‘Independent status’ allows greater autonomy for schools with proven governance and leadership structures to tailor their school program to suit students’ needs and improve...

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27
Oct
2014

Former Chief Minister backs TIO sale

The Territory Government has tabled a recent report co-authored by former Chief Minister Paul Henderson, backing the sale of TIO and privatisation of the Port. At the end of last year, the Economic Development Advisory Panel made 37 recommendations to Government about future directions for the...

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26
Oct
2014

Red CentreNATS rev into Alice in 2015

The Territory Government is thrilled to bring a new national motorsports event, Red CentreNATS, to Alice Springs from the 3-6 September 2015. The iconic event will be a rev head’s paradise held in association with Canberra’s famous Summernats, cementing the Territory’s reputation as a haven for...

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25
Oct
2014

Two in a row for tidy Titjikala

The desert community of Titjikala has been declared the overall winner of this year’s Territory Tidy Towns Awards for the second year in a row. This is a true reflection of the efforts of the community and sets the bar high for other communities to strive towards.

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24
Oct
2014

Virgin Australia to fly Alice-Darwin route

The Territory Government is thrilled to confirm that Virgin Australia will fly between Darwin and Alice Springs three times a week from March 2015. For too long Central Australia has been reliant on a single carrier for flights from Darwin. These new flights will bring competition to this key route...

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23
Oct
2014

Final stage of Zuccoli released

The final stage of Palmerston’s newest address, Zuccoli, is being released for Expressions of Interest. Stage 5 of Zuccoli will supply land for a further 400 dwellings, bringing the total number that could be generated from land released under the NT Government to almost 6,000.

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23
Oct
2014

Live export industry boom

The Northern Territory live export industry is surging ahead and has smashed industry export records. In the 2014 calendar year so far, the Port of Darwin has already exported over 392,000 head of cattle. Prior to that, the calendar year record was in 2008 when the Port of Darwin exported 359,307...

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22
Oct
2014

Multi-million dollar investment in community safety

The Territory Government is investing $37 million in new and refurbished Police Stations across the Territory. The works are an investment in the local construction industry, in community safety and will provide better working conditions for the Police Force.

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