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30
Jul
2015

Cross-bred cattle beefing up export market

Market options for Northern Territory cattle producers could be set to expand after a research project into cross-breeding cattle returned extremely positive results. In this trial at the Douglas Daly Research Station, the F1 Senepol steers were around 30 kg heavier than the purebred Brahmans at 18...

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30
Jul
2015

A rich Mile

Darwin’s unique Mitchell Street Mile has become Australia’s richest middle distance event with a shared prize pool of more than $35,000. Now there is extra incentive to do your dash in Darwin’s CBD with fantastic prizes on offer for the speediest runners in September’s Mitchell Street Mile.

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30
Jul
2015

$10 million support for Central Australia renal patients

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote Central Australia are being further supported to access dialysis services. The Northern Territory Government welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement this week to provide $10 million over three years to develop accommodation in Tennant...

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30
Jul
2015

New campaign to tell Australians "It's About Time" to Do the NT

A unique new television commercial that uses a surprise twist to encourage Australians to book a holiday to the Northern Territory before it’s too late started running across the country last weekend .

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30
Jul
2015

New infrastructure and business centre to boost Tiwi Islands' economic development

An upgraded barge landing facility, improved roads and a new business centre are examples of how the Northern Territory Government is opening the door to new economic opportunities on the Tiwi Islands.

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30
Jul
2015

Territorians powered up

Thousands of homes and businesses across the greater Darwin region now have a more secure power supply after three new 132kV circuit breakers at Hudson Creek became fully operational. The work completes a $1.4 million Power and Water Corporation investment into upgraded services.

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30
Jul
2015

Tiger Brennan Drive transformation continues

Further development of Tiger Brennan Drive continues to advance with a contract awarded for an off ramp extension aimed at improving road safety for Territorians. The contract was awarded to local Yarrawonga contractor, DAC Enterprises Pty Ltd for $1.8 million. This extension will improve traffic...

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30
Jul
2015

$1.45 billion prawn farm awarded major project status

A $1.45 billion prawn farm that will create 1600 direct jobs and produce more than 100,000 tonnes of prawns a year has been awarded Major Project Status by the Australian and Northern Territory Governments. The announcement comes on the back of the recent launch of the Australian Government’s...

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23
Jul
2015

Statehood on the agenda following historic Leaders’ Retreat

Statehood for Territorians is a step closer following the Australian Leaders’ Retreat in Sydney. The Prime Minister, together with state and territory leaders, supported the Northern Territory’s resolve to become a state by 1 July 2018. The nation’s leaders also mapped a way forward to meet the...

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23
Jul
2015

Catch a free bus to the Royal Darwin Show

Free buses will be available for people who wish to attend the Royal Darwin Show on Thursday 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 July 2015. Territory Government is pleased to provide these services to patrons attending the 64th Royal Darwin Show. Passengers can catch a free bus to and from the Darwin,...

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