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Darwin events celebrate our rich arts and cultural talent

This month Darwin hosts an eclectic mix of art, couture, musical and cultural events highlighting the best in Australian Indigenous high-end fashion, fine art, music and a host of international and national performers.

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New street art mural pays homage to Great Air Race Centenary

The pilot and crew that successfully flew from London to Darwin to win the Great Air Race in 1919 have been depicted in a large-scale street art mural in the Territory’s capital, as part of a new program of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ‘race that changed the world’.

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Construction Starts on Litchfield Park Road

Construction has started on the final 12 kilometres of Litchfield Park Road and the bridge over the Lower Finniss River to ensure year-round access - supporting 80 local jobs.

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Top End Parks the perfect place to cool off this long weekend

The Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture is encouraging everyone to get out and about and enjoy our Top End parks and reserves this long weekend.

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Parrtjima brings $1.8m into the Red Centre

From 5 to 14 April, Parrtjima Festival attracted over 25,000 attendances, a 24 per cent increase on 2018 attendances, with interstate visitation contributing over $1.8 million to the Alice Springs economy through the unique Red Centre event.

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Record numbers flocking to Red CentreNATS 05

The 2019 instalment of Red CentreNATS will see more cars than ever before descend upon Alice Springs, with record numbers of entries flooding in for the popular event in conjunction with Summernats from Friday, 30 August to Sunday, 1 September.

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‘Bruce Munro: Tropical Light’ to showcase local artists

The unique artworks of six local artists across various mediums will be showcased to thousands of national and international visitors from November as part of the Bruce Munro: Tropical Light exhibition in Darwin.

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Apply Now for NT History Grants

Territorians are invited to apply for a grant to research and share NT history.

Territory residents, societies and community organisations can apply for up to $7,000, with a total funding pool of $59,000.

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Hobart Hurricanes set to hit Alice for six with new Big Bash League deal

Cricket fans will be bowled over when the Big Bash League (BBL) returns to Alice Springs in December as part of a new deal with the Hobart Hurricanes, Cricket Australia and the Territory Labor Government.

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A bright future for cricket in the Territory

The Territory Labor Government is investing $2.9 million to light Marrara Cricket Ground #1 and Palmerston CDU Oval #2 which will create greater flexibility by enabling clubs to escape the heat of the day to train or play at night.