2019

Christmas closures

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Christmas closures

The following offices and facilities managed by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture are closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Welcome to the world’s biggest art gallery

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.

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Delivering on an Election Promise: Increased Powers for Aboriginal Rangers

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.

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More Blockbuster AFL Games Set For the Territory

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.

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Check if a park is open: Berry Springs closes for swimming

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.

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Territory filmmakers at MIPCOM

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.

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Turbocharging Tourism: George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor and Event Centre Opens

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.

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Driving Tourism and Innovation: World’s Biggest Solar Challenge

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.

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Tenders called to upgrade campground at Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles

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.

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Alice Springs rocks during Earth Science Week

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.