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29
Sep
2014

Lee Point Road duplication officially opened

The Territory Government has officially opened the Lee Point road duplication between Vanderlin Drive and Tambling Terrace. The completion is great news for northern suburbs residents, improving safety and easing congestion for vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

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26
Sep
2014

Discounted rental properties available in Darwin

Fifty apartments in Karama will soon be available to rent for eligible key workers at 30% below market rate under the NT Government’s head-leasing initiative. The head-leasing program is part of the Government’s $6.7 million Real Housing for Growth strategy which will see 2000 new affordable homes...

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25
Sep
2014

Central Australian salt mine wins Major Project Status

The NT Government has awarded Major Project Status to Tellus Holdings’ Chandler Salt Mine near Titjikala, 120km south of Alice Springs. The Government is committed to developing the Territory’s regions and the granting of Major Project Status to this $464 million project reflects the significant...

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24
Sep
2014

Increased security on public transport

New measures have been put in place by the Territory Government to address anti-social behaviour and ensure the safety of all passengers and drivers using the public bus service. Permanent security guards are now stationed at Palmerston, Darwin City and Casuarina interchanges.

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24
Sep
2014

International stars show off the Red Centre

The international spotlight has been on the Red Centre with one of American’s most popular travel experts, Pauline Frommer, producing a two-hour radio travel show in Central Australia.

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23
Sep
2014

Learn to Swim Vouchers encourage Water Safety Awareness

The number of children enrolled in a Water Safety Awareness Program (WSAP) almost tripled last month following the introduction of the NT Government’s Learn to Swim Vouchers. The month of August saw a 185% increase in enrolments through the WSAP course and 291 registrations compared to 102 in the...

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22
Sep
2014

Intersection Tender to boost Palmerston and Rural area

The NT Government has released a tender for the $6.5 million redevelopment of an intersection that marks a key stage in the development of the Palmerston Regional Hospital.

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22
Sep
2014

Mitchell Street Mile a real winner

More than 3500 onlookers flocked to Mitchell Street in Darwin’s CBD on Sunday for the inaugural Mitchell Street Mile. Australian mile record holder Craig Mottram claimed the title of the fastest runner in a time of 4.03.6. In the elite women’s race, Australian cross country champion Bridey Delaney...

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20
Sep
2014

Alice in the spotlight for Fashion Week

Territory fashion will take centre stage next month with the official launch of the 2014 NT Fashion Week program held in Darwin last week. The program will feature seven events across seven days showcasing the latest designs and trends from eight fashion designers, four jewellers, four milliners...

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19
Sep
2014

Tough alcohol policies drive down crime across NT

Tough alcohol policies introduced by the NT Government are driving down violence across the Territory. The latest crime statistics reveal that assaults dropped 14 per cent Territory-wide and alcohol-related assaults decreased 18 per cent during the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same...

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