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01
Oct
2014

Crime and violence down in Tennant Creek

Tough alcohol policies and a targeted approach to property offences are driving down crime in Tennant Creek. The town is experiencing 14 year lows in total property offences, house break-ins and property damage. The latest crime statistics show that house break-ins are down by a staggering 67% and...

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01
Oct
2014

MRI service now available in Central Australia

Patients in Central Australia now have access to MRI scans for the first time, with the installation of a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine at Alice Springs Hospital. The new service will provide faster investigation and diagnosis of tumours and diseases related to internal organs as well as...

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30
Sep
2014

Unlocking final stages of Zuccoli

The Territory Government is rolling out over $10 million worth of infrastructure projects to unlock the final stages of the Zuccoli subdivision in Palmerston. Works include a connecting road and bridge, water main, a sewerage pump and rising main that will provide access to sites for development...

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29
Sep
2014

Lee Point Road duplication officially opened

The Territory Government and Darwin City Council have officially opened the Lee Point road duplication between Vanderlin Drive and Tambling Terrace.

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28
Sep
2014

$50 million for remote health clinics

The NT Government is calling for tenders on a new health clinic at Canteen Creek, as part of the $50 million program to build and upgrade health centres in the bush. The tender is expected to be awarded by early November, with work to be completed mid-2015.

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27
Sep
2014

Police Station upgrade for West Arnhem Land

A $600,000 upgrade is underway at the Oenpelli (Gunbalanya) Police Station improving safety for local residents. The NT Government is serious about law and order and we are giving Police the tools and infrastructure they need to keep Territorians safe and drive down crime.

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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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