2019

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Easier access to event funding in the Territory

The Territory Labor Government continues to build a sustainable events industry in the Territory helping to create new and develop existing events to engage the local community, attract visitors and showcase the Northern Territory.

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Our Culture – NAIDOC celebrations at the Alice Springs Desert Park

Held annually, NAIDOC Week is an occasion for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  This year’s NAIDOC theme is ‘VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH.’

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Investing in Arts Programs = Investing in Jobs

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced funding of $300,000 to support 10 artists and arts organisations through the Strategic Arts Program.

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2019 Taiwan – Australia Indigenous Artists in Residence Announced

Maningrida visual artist Janet Marawarr and Paiwan dancer and choreographer Aulu Tjibulangan have been announced as the successful recipients of the 2019 Taiwan-Australia Indigenous Artist in Residence program.

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New Series ‘Fishing the Wild: Northern Territory’ Puts the Territory on Display

A stunning new 15-episode online series is set to showcase extraordinary Territory landscapes and experiences to a global audience.

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Tender Awarded to Construct a New Jetty at Nitmiluk National Park

The Territory Labor Government continues to invest in key tourism assets with the new Nitmiluk National Park gorge jetty $1.9 million construction contract awarded to Advance Civil Engineering Pty Ltd.

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Job Creating Motor Sports House – 70% Complete

The Territory Labor Government continues to invest in motor sports in the Territory with construction of Motor Sports House at Hidden Valley almost 70 per cent complete.

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2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards Finalists Announced

The Northern Territory Library congratulates local Territory writers who have been announced as finalists for the 2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards.

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Heritage listing for Old Darwin Primary School will not go ahead

In accordance with sections 35 and 94 of the Heritage Act 2011, the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss has decided not to formally declare the Old Darwin Primary School as a heritage place.

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Preserving and Sharing the Territory’s Cultural Heritage

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced funding of $285,000 to support nine projects through the NT Government’s 2018-19 Regional Museums Grant Support Program, including five projects from Central Australia.