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Building the Terabit Territory

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Building the Terabit Territory

The Northern Territory (NT) Government will partner with the leading Australian telecommunications company Vocus to upgrade the Territory’s existing fibre optic cable from 400 gigabites to 20 terabits.

Monitoring calving to reduce calf loss

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Monitoring calving to reduce calf loss

Calf loss has huge financial impacts on producers across northern Australia, reducing productivity and profitability of most breeding herds. To understand the causes of calf loss in northern Australia, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources, Principal Livestock Research Officer, Tim Schatz and a collaborative team are working on the Calf Watch project.

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$2 Million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan for the Northern Territory

The Territory Labor Government has announced a $2 million Immediate Tourism Resilience Plan to minimise the impact to our tourism industry from the Australian Bushfires and the coronavirus outbreak and maintain the momentum in attracting more visitors to the NT.

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Turbocharging Tourism: Works Begin on Three Nitmiluk Projects

Three Turbocharging Tourism projects are now underway in Nitmiluk National Park as part of the Territory Labor Government’s $5.5 million Turbocharging Tourism investment to enhance visitor offerings and support jobs.

Barra return home after the rains

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Barra return home after the rains

Researchers from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) and Charles Darwin University found that barramundi return to their home waterways after the wet season, sometimes travelling more than 80 km.

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Investing in Aboriginal Tourism, Supporting Local Businesses: New Funding to Boost Aboriginal Tourism

Aboriginal owned tourism businesses can now apply for a new $200,000 funding program to help improve business sustainability, enhance the Northern Territory’s unique Aboriginal tourism offerings and further strengthen its position as the undeniable leader in the Aboriginal tourism sector.

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Update on Tourism Response to coronavirus and Bushfires

Tourism NT is working with local industry and Tourism Australia on managing the impacts of bushfires and coronavirus on NT tourist numbers.

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Driving Business Events to the Territory: Event Here This Year

Business Events Australia has released a domestic campaign encouraging Australians to Event Here This Year, to help provide a boost to the events industry in the wake of the combined effect of a global downturn in travel to Australia as a result of the bushfires.

Rum Jungle Environmental Impact Statement open for public comment

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Rum Jungle Environmental Impact Statement open for public comment

The former Rum Jungle Mine Rehabilitation Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been made available for public comment for a period of six weeks from 25 January to 6 March 2020.

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Driving Visitors to the Territory: Australians urged to Holiday Here This Year

Tourism NT has fast-tracked its latest marketing campaign featuring the new brand ‘Different in every sense’ which will roll out from Sunday in eastern state metro papers alongside a new video advertisement to run on Facebook this weekend, urging interstate travellers to put the Territory on their holiday itinerary.