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New Grants to Turbocharge Visitor Experiences

Territory tourism-related operations have been awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to provide a better experience for visitors and boost their business, through the Territory Labor Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.

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Our Culture, Our Country

The Department of Tourism and Culture’s Alice Springs Desert Park is celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout the Month of July as part of NAIDOC Week.

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Velodrome Boost on Track for Cyclists and Jobs

Darwin’s cycling community will be able to enjoy track cycling again, with the Territory Labor Government providing an additional $1 million to upgrade the ageing velodrome facility at Bagot Oval.

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Get ready to rock on at Red CentreNATS 2018

The Ultimate Festival of Wheels is set to return to Alice Springs on Father’s Day weekend 2018 and will be bringing some of Australia’s favourite artists to headline the Rock N Rumble and Podium Party concerts.

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The First Long-Term Business Events Strategy Developed for the NT

The Department of Tourism and Culture has appointed KPMG to deliver the first long-term strategic plan for the business events sector in the NT.

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Shortlist announced for the Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award 2018

Senior Director Northern Territory Library and Archives, Mr Patrick Gregory, today announced the shortlist for the 2018 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award.

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Record support to this year’s Darwin Festival

The Territory Labor Government is supporting the NT’s Darwin Festival with a record investment of $1.74 million in 2018.

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Brisbane Travel Trade on Red Centre Tour

Following commencement of the new Virgin Australia Brisbane to Alice Springs twice-weekly service, select Queensland based travel agents are undertaking a familiarisation tour of the Red Centre.

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More Tourists, More Jobs: Virgin Australia Turbocharges into Alice

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today welcomed Virgin Australia’s inaugural flight between Brisbane and Alice Springs, increasing competition and connectivity between the two regions and bringing more tourists into Central Australia.

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Megafauna Central Nearing Completion

The $4.26 million Alcoota Megafauna display, part of the Territory Labor Government’s revitalisation of the Alice Springs CBD, is nearing completion, with the finishing touches being installed in the next fortnight.