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Creating Jobs and Boosting Tourism: Round 2 Events & Festival Funding Now Open

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced the second round of NT Major Events Company (NTMEC) funding, to boost the Territory’s event offerings and supporting the local economy.

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New Araluen Art Collection exhibition demonstrates the vitality of art created in response to Central Australia

The Department of Tourism and Culture’s Araluen Arts Centre presents emergence – recent acquisitions, a new exhibition comprised of works from the significant Araluen Art Collection that demonstrates the vitality of art created in response to Central Australia.

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NT Screen Industry Development Plan 2018 – 2020 Released

Backing its record $9 million investment in the Territory screen industry, the Territory Government has today released a new NT Screen Industry Development Plan, presenting a clear vision and plan to create more jobs and increase the sustainability and success of local screen businesses.

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Northern Territory History Grants

The Territory Government is encouraging the collective of doers and thinkers to explore the Territory’s rich history through the NT History Grants Program.

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Kakadu’s Yellow Water delivers a second $10k Million Dollar Fish

night-time fishing session on Kakadu’s Yellow Water Billabong has landed Wanguri fisherman Basil Te Aho and his father Kimgi an 81cm barramundi worth $10,000.

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Portrait of a Senior Territorian People’s Choice Award

Julia Mayman has been named the winner of the People’s Choice Award for her painting titled Proud Land as part of the 2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian.

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Creative panel appointed for Tourism marketing of the Territory

A two-year panel contract has been awarded to seven companies to deliver creative services to enhance the destination marketing strategy and proactively execute the creative plan.

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Protecting Territory stories from the grave: Search on for descendants

On the western boundary of Palmerston Cemetery, next to Darwin’s Motor Vehicle Registry office, lies the grave of Nicholas Holtz, a Territory horticulturalist whose name would ring a bell to visitors of the Darwin Botanic Gardens, particularly brides and grooms.

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Turbocharging Tourism: Japanese Charter Heading for Alice Springs

The Red Centre will be rolling out the welcome mat for an influx of Japanese visitors next week, with the first direct charter flight from Japan in over a decade touching down in Alice Springs.

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Arts Trail Regional Stimulus Grants - Boosting our Art and Cultural Sectors

The Territory Labor Government continues to invest in our regions, boosting economic growth across the Territory’s art and cultural sectors and creating jobs in regional areas.