2019

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Turbocharging Tourism: New Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 released

As part of the Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism initiative, the Northern Territory’s Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 released today aims to put the sector on a long term path to prosperity, projecting up to $3.6 billion in visitor expenditure and 3,900 new tourism jobs by 2030.

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The Northern Territory is… Different in every sense

Tourism NT has released its refreshed brand today which promotes the Northern Territory as unlike any other place on earth.

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Darwin International Film Festival celebrates a decade

Celebrating its tenth year, the Darwin International Film Festival (DIFF) kicks off today at the Deckchair Cinema and will run until 22 September.

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Turbocharged Litchfield National Park: Stage 1 road access tender awarded

The Territory Labor Government is creating local jobs and boosting tourism and recreational activities through a $17.5 million investment in Litchfield National Park.

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Business event planners stampede into Alice Springs

The Alice Stampede, a joint familiarisation program between the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture’s Northern Territory Convention Bureau and the Alice Springs Convention Centre will be staged in Alice Springs from tomorrow, 12 September to Sunday 15 September 2019.

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Celebrating 30 years of Nitmiluk National Park

Today marks 30 years since the Jawoyn Traditional Owners regained ownership of Nitmiluk National Park and the start of an historic joint management agreement between the Jawoyn people and the Northern Territory Government.

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New 10 Year Museums Master Plan for Darwin and Palmerston released

The Territory Labor Government has delivered a 10 Year Museums Master Plan for Darwin and Palmerston to guide future investment, services and programs for the region’s museum sector.

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Driving Visitation: Record numbers for Red CentreNATS

The fifth annual Red CentreNATS has attracted more entries and spectators to Alice Springs than ever before with 861 entries from across Australia and 16,468 attendances last weekend.

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Bruce Munro: Tropical Light – Local businesses develop new tours

Local Darwin businesses have developed new Tropical Light tours ready for Bruce Munro’s first city-wide exhibition which starts on 1 November 2019 and runs until 30 April 2020.

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Civic and State Square Masterplan launched - Creating a cooler, greener, more attractive CBD

The Territory Labor Government today launched the Civic and State Square Masterplan, which maps out how the city centre will be revitalised and transformed into a world-class tourist and cultural destination.