2019

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Driving the Economy: Motor Sports House Complete

Motor sports in the Territory welcome their new home today with the completion of the Territory Labor Government’s $6 million Motor Sports House project at Hidden Valley.

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Turbocharging Tourism: $2.5 billion of Visitation into the Territory

The Northern Territory is reaping rewards from the Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism investment with visitor numbers up by 11 per cent in the year ending June 2019.

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NT Artists invited to apply for Creative Fellowships

Applications are open to established NT artists and arts workers to apply for a Creative Fellowship valued at up to $25,000 per fellowship as part of the 2019-20 NT Arts Grants Program.

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Great Stories from the Great Air Race

The first of five free entertaining and educational talks sharing stories of adventure, bravery, ingenuity and comradery of the Great Air Race begin tomorrow.Presented by the Darwin Aviation Museum, the five talks follow the ground-breaking journey of the race from its take off in London, its final landing in Darwin and the legacy the Great Air Race had on Australia, Darwin and the aviation industry.

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Grants Support NT Calendar of Events

The Olive Pink Opera, Malandarri Festival and the Chariots of Thunder Sprintcar Series are amongst 19 Territory-wide events that will share in more than $800,000 worth of funding from the NT Major Events Company on behalf of the Territory Labor Government.

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Building Vibrant Communities: Upgrades at Freds Pass Reserve

The Territory Labor Government has invested $3 million in major upgrades at the Freds Pass Sport and Recreation Reserve.The popular rural venue now features improved roads, fencing, reticulation, parking and drainage as well as electrical upgrades

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BetEasy Million Dollar Fish Season 5 now open

The biggest BetEasy Million Dollar Fish competition to date opens today, giving anglers more chances than ever before of taking home the elusive $1 million catch.The fifth season will see a record number of 126 Barramundi tagged with a cash prize, including six fish carrying the red $1 million jackpot tag.

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Bruce Munro: Tropical Light - Installation Begins in Darwin CBD

Darwin is one step closer to viewing the new world-class Bruce Munro: Tropical Light exhibition with the installation of the eight illuminated sculptures commencing across the CBD.Starting with the ‘Water-Towers’ at the Darwin Waterfront Sea Wall, the exhibition will be fully installed by 30 October, ready for the launch on 1 November 2019.

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A fortnight of fun for the October school holidays

These October school holidays will be packed with a vibrant two week calendar of free fun at the Darwin Waterfront. Activities will be held each weekday from 10am to 12noon from Monday 30 September to Friday 11 October 2019.

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Funding for our Regional Tourism Organisations

The Territory’s key Regional Tourism Organisations, Tourism Top End and Tourism Central Australia will each receive $150,000 in funding from 1 November 2019 to 30 June 2021.