2019

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Barunga Works Underway for Roper Gulf Sporting Infrastructure Upgrades

The Barunga community is set to get new upgraded oval lights, with works currently underway.The light upgrades are part of a $1.85 million investment in sporting infrastructure enhancements in the Roper Gulf which will also fund new multi-purpose courts in Borroloola and oval lights and associated power upgrades at Ngukurr.

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Job Creating Motor Sports House Taking Shape

The Territory Labor Government continues to deliver for motor sport in the Territory with the construction of Motor Sports House at Hidden Valley nearly a third of the way complete.

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Entries now open for the 2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards

The annual Northern Territory Literary Awards are now open for 2019. Administered by the Northern Territory Library, the Awards were established in 1983 to promote the importance of literature and celebrate the achievements of writers across the Northern Territory.

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Turbocharging Tourism Delivers for the NT

International visitors to the Territory are behind a $472 million injection into the local economy last year.

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International Military Writers’ Festival tickets selling fast

Locals and visitors alike are being urged to secure their spot at next month’s Territory Tribute International Military Writers’ Festival, with tickets to the much-anticipated event selling quickly.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Locals Create Revitalised Medal Ceremonies

Goannas, reclaimed wood from Cyclone Marcus, clapsticks and the didgeridoo will all feature in the Arafura Games medal ceremonies, giving the events a distinct Territory flavour.

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NT Sport Integrity Network Established

A newly formed NT Sport Integrity Network involving the Territory’s peak sporting bodies, will meet quarterly to provide leadership on integrity issues affecting sports both on and off the playing arena.

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Turbocharged 2019 Parrtjima Program - Something for Everyone

The official program for the breathtaking Parrtjima – A Festival in Light 2019 has revealed 10 nights of mesmerising large scale light installations, artworks, workshops, talks, films and live music for the whole family.

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Landmark Exhibition, Tjunguṉutja: from having come together, returns to Central Australia

A landmark exhibition of the most significant collection of early Papunya paintings, Tjunguṉutja: from having come together officially opens next weekend at the Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs.

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New Arts Projects to Showcase Territory Talent

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced an investment of $200,000 into 12 arts projects across the Territory.