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01
Aug
2014

Affordable housing project takes shape

The first units are being fitted out as part of an $8.6 million affordable housing project being fast tracked in Alice Springs. The Territory Government has a plan for the future of Alice Springs and new housing stock is critical for the town to grow. The project on Larapinta Drive is more proof of...

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31
Jul
2014

New tourism venture to grow East Arnhem

Visitors will soon be able to cruise from Darwin to Gove on board a working cargo ship as part of a unique new tourism venture being supported by the Giles Government. Freight company, Sea Swift, has been given a $100,000 grant by the Territory Government to help start the cargo tours, as part of a...

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30
Jul
2014

Alice contractor wins $8m Police Station tender

An Alice Springs construction company, Asbuild NT, has been chosen to build Arlparra’s brand new $8 million Police Station. Almost 100 contractors are expected to work on the project which is due for completion by the middle of next year. This includes 22 Indigenous staff and 12 apprentices.

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30
Jul
2014

$24 million for Stuart Highway rail overpass in Alice Springs

The Territory Government has welcomed the $24 million Federal Government investment to build a rail overpass on the Stuart Highway in Alice Springs. The railway overpass project will replace an existing level crossing with a 40 metre bridge, which will reduce the risk of collisions between rail and...

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30
Jul
2014

Major power infrastructure upgrade set to begin

Power and Water Corporation (PWC) is set to begin a major equipment upgrade of three 132kV circuit breakers at the Hudson Creek Switchyard. This work is part of the PWC intensive dry season maintenance program which helps ensure our electricity supply is as resilient as possible for the upcoming...

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30
Jul
2014

Tiger Brennan Drive officially opened

The switching on of traffic lights between Dinah Beach and Woolner Roads last week marked completion of the first section of works on Tiger Brennan Drive in Darwin. The upgrade means Palmerston residents and those from further afield can enjoy a quicker and safer commute into and out of the CBD, so...

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30
Jul
2014

Minister Price wins women’s leadership award

Northern Territory Government Minister Bess Price has been recognised for her leadership on women’s issues with a prestigious national award. Minister Price has been chosen as the Northern Territory winner of the Awards for Excellence in Women’s Leadership which recognise the achievements of women...

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29
Jul
2014

Alice Desert Festival

A feast of arts and culture is in store for audiences at this year’s Alice Desert Festival from 10-14 September.  Now in its 14th year, the Alice Desert Festival is Central Australia’s premier arts event with a terrific program the whole region can be proud of.

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28
Jul
2014

Major upgrades begin at Hidden Valley

The first stage of the Territory Government’s $9.6 million upgrade to the Hidden Valley racetrack in Darwin is underway. Motorsport is extremely popular in the Top End and these upgrades will ensure Hidden Valley remains in peak condition so Darwin can continue to host national events like the V8...

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24
Jul
2014

New remote breast screening service

A new service to help women in remote areas tackle breast cancer has begun operating in the Northern Territory. The BreastScreenNT Bus will give women the opportunity to be screened closer to home. Extending and improving health services for Territorians in remote areas is a top priority of the...

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