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150 years since the establishment of Darwin

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of permanent European settlement in the Northern Territory, by South Australian Surveyor-General George Goyder.

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Round two of the NTIS Officiating Development Program is open for applications

NT Peak Sporting Bodies are encouraged to apply for the NTIS Officiating Development Program 2018/19 Grants Round 2.

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Turbocharged Territory Arts Trail Campaign to Boost Tourism

The Northern Territory is being billed as ‘The world’s biggest art gallery’ in the Government’s latest bid to attract more tourists.

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Turbocharged Military Heritage Campaign Launched

Military buffs will be lured to the Territory for the inaugural Territory Tribute event series, with a targeted marketing campaign set to roll out as part of the Territory Labor Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.

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Turbocharged Botanic Gardens Visitor and Events Centre Construction Contract Awarded

The contract to design and construct the brand new George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens visitor and event centre has been awarded to local company Sunbuild and will create more than 45 construction jobs.

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East Arnhem Remote Communities Receive Sporting Infrastructure Upgrades

The Territory Labor Government is creating jobs for locals by investing $10 million over the next two years delivering on its election promise to upgrade sporting infrastructure, including ovals, in remote communities throughout the NT.

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Arts grants available to support a creative Territory

The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is supporting Northern Territory artists, arts workers and arts organisations, to deliver projects and initiatives through grants funding that benefit the Territory community.

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Turbocharged Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program - Round 4 Grants Awarded

Alice Springs CBD is set to continue to come alive with stage a series of great arts events including unusual light installations, choir workshops, free craft activities, classical music performances, live painting and storytelling activities through the NT Government’s Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program Round 4.

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Recreation Lagoon temporarily closed to swimmers

The Darwin Waterfront’s Recreation Lagoon and beach area has been temporarily closed to swimmers due to recent weather conditions.

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Tourist Scores a Ripper Catch On Australia Day

The sixth prize fish of Season 4 of the Million Dollar Fish competition was landed at the Daly River Mango Farm by Queensland tourist Mark Iseppi on Australia Day netting him a cool $10,000 in the process.