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17
Sep
2014

Territory schools to have more say

The Territory Government is increasing the level of autonomy in NT schools to provide them with the right tools to make local decisions and improve education outcomes. Federal Minister for Education Christopher Pyne and Deputy Chief Minister Peter Chandler announced yesterday that the Australian...

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16
Sep
2014

Strengthening ties with Malaysia Airlines

Chief Minister Adam Giles has met with senior executives from Malaysia Airlines and agreed to ramp-up marketing efforts promoting the company’s Darwin – Kuala Lumpur route. This service has been well supported and the NT Government encourages Territorians to take advantage of the cheap, convenient...

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15
Sep
2014

New tourism trail for Tiwi

A new walking trail identifying cultural, historical and wildlife sites on Bathurst Island is being developed under a new tourism project supported by the Territory Government. The three kilometre track, soon to be known as the ‘Tiwi Trail’, will link together tourist sites at Wurrumiyanga and be a...

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15
Sep
2014

New barge landing for the Tiwi Islands

The Territory Government is continuing to deliver important new infrastructure to the Tiwi Islands with work getting underway on the new $2 million barge landing at Wurrumiyanga. Rusca Brothers Services Pty Ltd has won the contract to build the barge landing which will employ 25 workers, including...

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14
Sep
2014

Improving safety in Central Australia

A Central Australian construction company, Probuild, has won the $7.6 million contract to build a state of the art Police Station in Yuendumu. The construction of the new Police complex in Yuendumu will improve safety for local residents and living arrangements for officers stationed there.

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14
Sep
2014

Tourism boost for iconic Territory cattle station

An historic Central Australian cattle station will use a new tourism infrastructure grant to diversify its business by offering privately guided salt lake tours and paper making workshops. Curtin Springs Station has won a $45,680 grant from the NT Government as part of a $1.3 million pool of NT and...

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12
Sep
2014

Improvements to Royal Darwin Hospital car parking

The Territory Government has announced a range of new measures to improve parking at Royal Darwin Hospital including more parking spaces and a simpler system for all. Construction will start in the coming weeks on a boom gate system in Car Park 1 which will allow people to pay when leaving, similar...

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11
Sep
2014

NT Tourism hits five-year high

More than one million Australians spent $1.4 billion on visits to the NT last financial year, the highest figures for the Territory in five years. Tourism Research Australia’s latest National Visitor Survey shows the local industry is on the road to recovery with domestic visitation to the NT up 9....

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10
Sep
2014

Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy

The NT Government has unveiled a range of events and a new website to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy over the next six months. The 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy is an opportunity to reflect on the Territory’s resilience, community spirit, and how far Darwin has come since the...

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10
Sep
2014

New Supreme Court in Alice Springs

Construction is expected to begin before the end of the year on the new Alice Springs Supreme Court. The Government has signed a 20 year lease for Supreme Court facilities in a brand new building on the old Commonwealth Bank site. The state of the art building will be constructed by local company,...

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