More than a thousand delegates will converge on Darwin for a three-day national housing conference, generating $2.5 million for the Territory economy.Around 85 per cent of the 1100 delegates - the third highest numbers in the conference history - are business event visitors to Darwin.
Visitors from across the country will descend upon Alice Springs today as part of this year’s Redback Mountain Biking Stage Race until Sunday 25 August.The 12th Redback Stage Race showcases the incredible mountain biking in Australia’s Red Centre to national and international visitors, as riders navigate an extensive network of hand-made, single-tracks around Alice Springs.
The best of the Territory's tourism experiences, attractions and destinations will be showcased to domestic and international trade operators with multiple events occurring across the NT in August and September.
Australia’s first official semi-permanent FIBA 3X3 spec basketball court will make its debut at the Darwin Waterfront.
The Northern Territory will become the epicentre of Aboriginal fashion following the Territory Labor Government’s announcement that the inaugural National Aboriginal Fashion Awards will be launched in Darwin next year.
The Territory Labor Government recognises the importance of the business events market to the Territory economy and continues to support the sector through our Turbocharging Tourism stimulus investment.
This month Darwin hosts an eclectic mix of art, couture, musical and cultural events highlighting the best in Australian Indigenous high-end fashion, fine art, music and a host of international and national performers.
The pilot and crew that successfully flew from London to Darwin to win the Great Air Race in 1919 have been depicted in a large-scale street art mural in the Territory’s capital, as part of a new program of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ‘race that changed the world’.
Construction has started on the final 12 kilometres of Litchfield Park Road and the bridge over the Lower Finniss River to ensure year-round access - supporting 80 local jobs.
The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is encouraging everyone to get out and about and enjoy our Top End parks and reserves this long weekend.