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BetEasy Million Dollar Fish Season 5 now open

The biggest BetEasy Million Dollar Fish competition to date opens today, giving anglers more chances than ever before of taking home the elusive $1 million catch.

The fifth season will see a record number of 126 Barramundi tagged with a cash prize, including six fish carrying the red $1 million jackpot tag.

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Bruce Munro: Tropical Light - Installation Begins in Darwin CBD

Darwin is one step closer to viewing the new world-class Bruce Munro: Tropical Light exhibition with the installation of the eight illuminated sculptures commencing across the CBD.

Starting with the ‘Water-Towers’ at the Darwin Waterfront Sea Wall, the exhibition will be fully installed by 30 October, ready for the launch on 1 November 2019.

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A fortnight of fun for the October school holidays

These October school holidays will be packed with a vibrant two week calendar of free fun at the Darwin Waterfront. Activities will be held each weekday from 10am to 12noon from Monday 30 September to Friday 11 October 2019.

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Funding for our Regional Tourism Organisations

The Territory’s key Regional Tourism Organisations, Tourism Top End and Tourism Central Australia will each receive $150,000 in funding from 1 November 2019 to 30 June 2021.

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Million Dollar Fish Season 5: Your Chance to Bag One of the Six $1 million Barra

Australia’s richest fishing competition and the Territory’s own, Million Dollar Fish will kick off Season 5 with a staggering six tagged Barramundi worth $1 million each.

The Million Dollar Fish Competition reels in fishing fanatics to the Territory, providing a boost to tourism and local tourism operators.

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Waterfowl Hunting Season Opening Tomorrow

The 2019 Waterfowl Hunting Season resumes at 6am tomorrow, 25 September, for 15 weeks.

Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture’s Acting Director Wildlife Operations, Peter Ross, said this year’s 15-week season has increased to a daily bag limit of seven magpie geese and 10 ducks per person.

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Another Boost for Territory Film Industry

The Territory Labor Government’s $9 million investment over four years into the NT’s film and screen sector is starting to pay dividends with a host of local productions proving a hit with national and international audiences.

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Top End Stars in 2019 Cotton On Body Swimwear Campaign

Some of the Northern Territory’s most picturesque landscapes including Nitmiluk, Elsey and Litchfield National Parks will feature in Cotton On Body’s 2019 summer swimwear launch as part of a collaboration with the Australian retailer and Tourism NT.

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Supporting jobs and improving liveability: Top End mountain bike tracks completed

The expansion and redevelopment of the popular mountain bike and shared-use trails at Casuarina Coastal Reserve and Charles Darwin National Park have been completed as part of the Territory Labor Government’s $1 million investment into the NT Mountain Bike Master Plan implementation.

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Destination Darwin to feature on national travel show Getaway

Channel Nine’s travel and lifestyle show Getaway have spent the past week in Darwin filming travel stories to air in early 2020.