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2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Winner Announced

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced Dr Al Strangeways as the winner of the 2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian with her portrait titled Hills: Kathleen Wallace and the Dancers.

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Renowned Russian pianist Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev at the Araluen Arts Centre

The Department of Tourism and Culture’s Araluen Arts Centre is pleased to present the winner of the Percy Grainger Second Prize at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, as part of his national Australian tour.

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Territory’s history and character shared with a stroke of a brush

A taste of the Territory’s boundless artistic talent has been captured on canvas with 24 entrants to the 2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award.

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Be vewy, vewy quiet, it’s Waterfowl Hunting Season!

One of the Top End’s favourite pastimes is set to resume at 6am this morning with the start of the 2018 Waterfowl Hunting Season.

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Million Dollar Fish Boost Reels in Tourism and Jobs

The world’s best fishing competition returns for an extended fourth season with more chances than ever to catch a $1 million fish.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Full Steam Ahead for Paralympic Competition

Multiple gold-medal Paralympian Tim Matthews is in the Top End to promote the Para program for the Arafura Games and run a talent identification session to find future Paralympic stars.

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Splashfest Water Safety Week

With Water Safety Week upon us, the Darwin Waterfront is set to host the opening event of the program, Splashfest, an initiative to raise awareness about keeping safe in, around and on the water.

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Job Creating Project: Territory Netball Stadium 70% Complete

Work on the job-creating Territory Netball Stadium continues to progress and impress with 70% of the project complete.

The Territory Government and Australian Governments have contributed $11.8 million and $8 million respectively towards this fantastic new Territory netball stadium at the Marrara Sports Precinct.

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Red Centre Bird Festival in full flight

Celebrate the Territory’s diverse birdlife and start ticking off your bird list at this year's Red Centre Bird Festival.

The annual festival runs from 19-23 September and the Alice Springs Desert Park is at the top of the pecking order.

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Don’t Miss the Final Days of the 2018 Darwin Street Art Festival

Street art has been proven to draw foot traffic into towns all over the world – so the Darwin Street Art Festival is good news for Darwin CBD businesses and creating job opportunities for Territorians.