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19
Aug
2016

Country Liberals deliver on commitment to create more jobs in the Territory

This week has been all about jobs, jobs and more jobs. I announced that the NT Government will contribute $100 million towards a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as the marine service hub for northern Australia.

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19
Aug
2016

Country Liberals call ‘action’ on Screen Territory funding

A re-elected Country Liberals Government will accelerate the development of the NT film industry, after committing to increase funding for Screen Territory to $9 million over four years.

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19
Aug
2016

Country Liberals plan to make streets and communities safer

Crime prevention and detection will be a priority for a re-elected Country Liberals Government. The Country Liberals will expand the Northern Territory’s network of CCTV monitoring.

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19
Aug
2016

$15M plan to open up Territory Parks

The Country Liberals are aiming high with their new $15 million plan to open up 11 new areas to tourism and recreational activities in some of the Territory’s most spectacular parks and reserves. The plan includes a new access road to the base of the NT’s highest peak, Mount Zeil (1531 metres), to...

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19
Aug
2016

Country Liberals pledge $47 million for public school at Zuccoli

A re-elected Country Liberals Government will invest $47 million to build a new public school at Zuccoli in Palmerston, which will share amenities with a new Catholic primary school and providecommunity facilities. The project includes a preschool for 44 students and a primary school for 250...

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19
Aug
2016

Preferred proponent selected for Darwin ship lift

The Northern Territory Government will contribute up to $100 million towards a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as the marine services hub for northern Australia. Pearl Marine Engineering (PME) was selected last month as the preferred proponent and negotiations will now...

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19
Aug
2016

Country Liberals support fuel self-sufficiency

A re-elected Country Liberals Government will facilitate the construction of a gas-to-liquids processing plant to guarantee a reliable supply of low-cost diesel fuel to Territorians.

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18
Aug
2016

Country Liberals pledge to support recreational fishers

The Country Liberals have unveiled a multi-million dollar strategy to boost recreational fishing in the Northern Territory with plans for better boat ramps, facilities and access roads, a “Fisheries HQ” for the Top End and a long-term program to develop artificial reefs.

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18
Aug
2016

Extra resources also promised to support police

I recently spoke at the Police Association Conference and want to thank all the men and women of the Northern Territory Police Force who are at the frontline of maintaining community safety. I cannot praise the police force in the NBT enough for their dedicated service and I’m committed to building...

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04
Aug
2016

Henbury School gets the keys to its new home

The Country Liberals Government’s commitment to providing improved education delivery has been evidenced in the northern suburbs with the completion of the new $31.5 million Henbury School.

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