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Keep the change! Pay for street parking on your smartphone

Street parking is now more convenient at the Darwin Waterfront through the introduction of smartphone parking apps, saving users both time and money.

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Augmented Reality Launched at Megafauna Central

Megafauna Central in Alice Springs has extended its visitor offering with the launch of an exciting, new Augmented Reality (AR) experience and a new HoloLens headset experience.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: The Final Countdown

The finishing touches are being put on preparations right around Darwin as the countdown to the long-awaited return of the popular Arafura Games begins.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Business Engagement Program and History of Trade Exhibition

The Territory’s international trade and investment attributes and rich history of doing business with our neighbours across the Asia Pacific region will be on show during the Arafura Games.

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BUDGET 2019: TURBO2 - Enhancing Visitor Experiences and Attracting Business Events

Territory tourism businesses will be supported to enhance their visitor offerings, with the Visitor Experience Enhancement Program (VEEP) to be extended for another two years as part of the Territory Labor Government’s $62.8 million TURBO2 investment announced earlier this week.

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Thailand Grand Festival at the Darwin Waterfront

The Darwin Waterfront will be bursting with Thai culture tomorrow evening from 4pm to 10pm with the Thailand Grand Festival.

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BUDGET 2019: TURBO2 - Supporting Festivals and Events

Major events and festivals will get a $20 million boost under the Territory Labor Government’s TURBO2 investment aimed at attracting more visitors and injecting more money into the economy.

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BUDGET 2019: TURBO2 ANNOUNCED - Investing in Tourism to Support Business and Create Jobs

The Territory Labor Government today announced an additional $62.8 million over two years for Turbocharging Tourism 2.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Athletes Start Arriving

With only days to go until the commencement of the 2019 Arafura Games, excitement is building as national and international athletes arrive for the nine-day event.

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Tourism Data Indicates Turbocharged Results for the Territory

The latest domestic visitor data from Tourism Research Australia for the 12 months to December 2018 shows domestic holiday visitors to the NT increased by 6.7 per cent to 652,000 visitors, with expenditure also increasing by 35 per cent to $832 million.