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2019 Arts NT Varuna Residential Fellowships Awarded

The 2019 Arts NT Varuna Residential Fellowships for NT writers and illustrators have been awarded to Sam Carmody, Mhairi Duncan, Gretel Bull and Biddy O’Loughlin.

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Heritage Grants restoring the past for the future

The Northern Territory Government is assisting community groups and private property owners with grants of up to $20,000 to preserve their slice of local history.

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Creating Jobs and Supporting the Community – Purkiss Reserve upgrades

The first stage of works to upgrade Purkiss Reserve will get underway soon, with the contract to deliver new perimeter fencing awarded to local company Harvey Developments (NT) Pty Ltd.

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Turbocharging Tourism: Research Shows International Visitors On The Rise

The Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism initiative is working to grow our economy, with the latest figures from Tourism Research Australia showing international visitor numbers up by 4.2 per cent for the year to March 2019.

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2019 BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown a Resounding Success

After 13 years, the BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown title has finally been won.

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Wave Lagoon update

The waves at the Darwin Waterfront Wave Lagoon are not in operation due to widespread tile failures. Tile failures have impacted the Wave Lagoon to varying degrees for the last 10 years. A number of large aquatic facilities around the country with tiled pools have had similar experiences.

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Territory Day - Celebrating Our Lifestyle, Landscape and Achievements

The Northern Territory’s vibrant lifestyle will again be on show this Territory Day with concerts and fireworks displays.

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Beach volleyball at the Waterfront

Now you can play beach volleyball at the Darwin Waterfront’s Recreation Lagoon.

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2019 Arts Fellowships Showcase the Artistic Talent of the Territory

The 2019 Arts Fellowships have been awarded to leading Territory arts professionals Daniel Wilfred, Marina Strocchi, David Garnham and Britt Guy with each to receive $50,000 in funding.

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Turbocharging Tourism: New Qantas Route for Darwin

A new Qantas Darwin-Broome service will further cement Darwin’s growing reputation as Australia’s gateway for Asia