The following offices and facilities managed by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture are closed over the Christmas and New Year period.
The Northern Territory is once again being promoted as the ‘World’s Biggest Art Gallery’ with a two-phase Territory Arts Trail campaign set to roll out nationally from today.
The Territory Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to give Aboriginal Rangers more power to manage and protect their land with amendments to the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1976 passing in Parliament today.
Territorians will continue to enjoy blockbuster AFL games, with the Territory Labor Government signing a new agreement that will see the Gold Coast Suns play a home game in Darwin and the Melbourne Demons continue to play in Alice Springs each season for the next four years.
The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is reminding Territorians and visitors to ‘Check if a Park is Open’ before travelling to our national parks, to avoid disappointment. While many Territory Parks remain open year-round, others are subject to seasonal closures.
The NT Government is investing $9 million in the Territory’s film sector over four years to grow the industry and create jobs. The latest initiative involves supporting five NT filmmakers to attend the world’s largest entertainment content market, Marche International des Programmes de Communication (MIPCOM) in Cannes, France.
The new $9.9 million George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor and Event Centre is now complete.It is part of the Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism investment to breathe new life into the Gardens, attract visitors, stimulate the economy and create jobs.
Dozens of solar cars will begin their 3,000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide as part of the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on Sunday 13 October.
Visitors to Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve will soon enjoy upgraded facilities with the Territory Labor Government releasing a construction tender to upgrade the campground.
Earth Science Week 2019 runs from 13-19 October 2019 and Alice Springs Desert Park is joining forces with the Department of Primary Industry and Resources NT Geological Survey (NTGS) to shine a light on geoscience.