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Desert Mob Opening Weekend Success

More than 6000 people attended the launch and opening weekend exhibition of Desert Mob 2017 – a huge success that has ensured remote galleries gain national exposure and opportunities to sell their artwork – Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss said today.

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Red Centre Bird Festival in Full Flight

Celebrate the diverse birdlife of Central Australia at the Alice Springs Desert Park annual Red Centre Bird Festival, a five day festival that runs from next Wednesday 20 to Sunday 24 September.

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Parrtjima announces expanded creative program

A new installation and expanded program of events has been announced for Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, the extraordinary 10-night celebration of Central Australian art and culture illuminating Alice Springs from Friday, 22 September to Sunday, 1 October 2017.

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Exciting international field puts Mitchell Street Mile on world stage

The lure of $1 Million to break the world mile track record has attracted a record international field for the 2017 Lottoland Mitchell Street Million Dollar Mile.

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Regional Museums Grant Support Program now open

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss, has today announced that applications are open for the Northern Territory Regional Museums Grant Support Program.

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ASDP Celebrates National Bilby Day and Threatened Species Day

The Alice Springs Desert Park (ASDP) is inviting the community to spend the day with a bilby this Saturday 9 September, with a number of exciting and educational events planned to commemorate National Bilby Day.

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School Groups encouraged to Explore the Territory’s history at Northern Territory Library

The Northern Territory Library has launched a new curriculum based program, Explorers of the Territory, where students will explore a wide range of collections to learn about the stories and characters of early Territory life and exploration.

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Chinese tourism remains a key focus

The Territory Labor Government has welcomed the latest visitor figures showing 18,000 visitors to the Territory from Greater China in the year ending June 2017, up 49 per cent on the previous year.

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The countdown is on to the Rugby League World Cup

Excitement is building leading up to a quarter final being held in Darwin in November 2017.

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Artists in the Park – Commemorating National Threatened Species Day

The Territory Wildlife Park’s 2017 Artists in the Park exhibition officially opened at a ceremony at Tactile Arts Gallery in Fannie Bay last night.