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Darwin to Host Inaugural National Aboriginal Fashion Awards

The Northern Territory will become the epicentre of Aboriginal fashion following the Territory Labor Government’s announcement that the inaugural National Aboriginal Fashion Awards will be launched in Darwin next year.

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Location Scouts wins US Awards

Tourism NT’s quirky web series Location Scouts has won further international acclaim winning Best Web Series at the Los Angeles Film Awards for July 2019, Best Web Series at the Top Shorts Film Festival for July 2019 and Best of Show at the IndieFEST Film Awards.

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3X3 basketball debuts at the Darwin Waterfront

Australia’s first official semi-permanent FIBA 3X3 spec basketball court will make its debut at the Darwin Waterfront.

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Boosting Business Events – Creating Local Jobs

The Territory Labor Government recognises the importance of the business events market to the Territory economy and continues to support the sector through our Turbocharging Tourism stimulus investment.

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Darwin events celebrate our rich arts and cultural talent

This month Darwin hosts an eclectic mix of art, couture, musical and cultural events highlighting the best in Australian Indigenous high-end fashion, fine art, music and a host of international and national performers.

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New street art mural pays homage to Great Air Race Centenary

The pilot and crew that successfully flew from London to Darwin to win the Great Air Race in 1919 have been depicted in a large-scale street art mural in the Territory’s capital, as part of a new program of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ‘race that changed the world’.

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Construction Starts on Litchfield Park Road

Construction has started on the final 12 kilometres of Litchfield Park Road and the bridge over the Lower Finniss River to ensure year-round access - supporting 80 local jobs.

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Top End Parks the perfect place to cool off this long weekend

The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is encouraging everyone to get out and about and enjoy our Top End parks and reserves this long weekend.

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Record numbers flocking to Red CentreNATS 05

The 2019 instalment of Red CentreNATS will see more cars than ever before descend upon Alice Springs, with record numbers of entries flooding in for the popular event in conjunction with Summernats from Friday, 30 August to Sunday, 1 September.

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Parrtjima brings $1.8m into the Red Centre

From 5 to 14 April, Parrtjima Festival attracted over 25,000 attendances, a 24 per cent increase on 2018 attendances, with interstate visitation contributing over $1.8 million to the Alice Springs economy through the unique Red Centre event.