The Northern Territory is being billed as ‘the world’s biggest art gallery’ in the government’s latest bid to attract more tourists.
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 Northern Territory Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.
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.
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.
The Northern Territory has been declared banana freckle free, with the proof of freedom from the disease declared on 1 February.
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.
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.
A mineral lease has been granted for a new lithium mine about 90km south of Darwin.
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As a result of continued efforts to trace plants infected with the citrus canker disease as well as assistance from the community, the Citrus Canker Emergency Response Team has successfully identified another plant infected with citrus canker. Located on a residential property in Durack, this is the 14th infected plant found in the Northern Territory since the first citrus canker detection in April 2018.