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Creating Jobs and Boosting Tourism: Grants to Support Territory Events and Festivals

The Territory Labor Government is continuing to invest in festivals and events across the Territory, recognising their importance to liveability, tourism, and local jobs.

Program released for AGES 2019

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Program released for AGES 2019

The program of speakers for the 2019 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), the Territory’s premier mineral and petroleum exploration event, is now available.

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Turbocharged Territory Arts Trail Campaign to Boost Tourism

The Northern Territory is being billed as ‘The world’s biggest art gallery’ in the Government’s latest bid to attract more tourists.

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Turbocharged Botanic Gardens Visitor and Events Centre Construction Contract Awarded

The contract to design and construct the brand new George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens visitor and event centre has been awarded to local company Sunbuild and will create more than 45 construction jobs.

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Turbocharged Military Heritage Campaign Launched

Military buffs will be lured to the Territory for the inaugural Territory Tribute event series, with a targeted marketing campaign set to roll out as part of the Territory Labor Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.

Cotton crop trials commenced in the Territory

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Cotton crop trials commenced in the Territory

The Northern Territory Government has commenced research and demonstration of genetically modified (GM) cotton on our research farms to evaluate its future economic viability as a major component of a developing Northern Territory agricultural industry.

Northern Territory goes bananas!

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Northern Territory goes bananas!

The Northern Territory has been declared banana freckle free, with the proof of freedom from the disease declared on 1 February.

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Turbocharged Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program - Round 4 Grants Awarded

Alice Springs CBD is set to continue to come alive with stage a series of great arts events including unusual light installations, choir workshops, free craft activities, classical music performances, live painting and storytelling activities through the NT Government’s Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program Round 4.

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Tourist Scores a Ripper Catch On Australia Day

The sixth prize fish of Season 4 of the Million Dollar Fish competition was landed at the Daly River Mango Farm by Queensland tourist Mark Iseppi on Australia Day netting him a cool $10,000 in the process.

Mineral lease granted for Territory’s first lithium mine

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Mineral lease granted for Territory’s first lithium mine

A mineral lease has been granted for a new lithium mine about 90km south of Darwin.