News

news /

Turbocharging Tourism - Parrtjima to return in April as record numbers experience the culture of Central Australia

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss confirmed today a 35% increase in attendance at this year’s Parrtjima festival – its highest visitation to date - and the return of the event in April 2019.

news /

IT’S ALL ABOUT BASSINTHEGRASS19

The 2019 BASSINTHEGRASS event will move to an exciting new site at Mindil Beach allowing for a bigger and better event with an additional stage and an expanded artist line-up on Saturday 18 May 2019.

news /

Turbocharged Alice Springs Street Art Festival – Opens today

The inaugural Alice Springs Street Art Festival starts today.

news /

Fisho reels in the first $10k Million Dollar Fish of Season 4

Territory Ranger Matthew Rawlinson has reeled in the first $10,000 fish of this year’s Million Dollar Fish competition, but the capture came with a few complications.

news /

Final countdown to the Masters Games begins

Around 4000 athletes are flexing their muscles in Central Australian ahead of the official opening of the Alice Springs Masters Games this afternoon.

news /

Historical stonemason’s chisel uncovered at Ross Smith Memorial

An original stonemason’s chisel belonging to famous Darwin stonemason Alexander Crerar has been uncovered at the site of the Ross Smith Memorial in Fannie Bay.

news /

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.

Thumbnail

news /

STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY

The Territory Labor Government is progressing development of a National Aboriginal Art Gallery that will deliver significant economic, social and cultural benefits to the people of Alice Springs.

news /

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.

news /

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.