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Nominations open for 2018 Brolga Awards with two new categories

Nominations are now open to enter the 2018 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the Northern Territory’s premier tourism industry awards.

Mango Research and Development Forum attracts top researchers

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Mango Research and Development Forum attracts top researchers

Collaboration was the theme at the recent Department of Primary Industry and Resources Mango Research and Development Forum, held in Darwin and Katherine in early May.

Remote communications trialled

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Remote communications trialled

The results of a Wi-Fi trial at Douglas Daly Research Farm, 220km south-west of Darwin, could be a game-changer for people on large outback stations across the Territory.

New fishing facility in Maningrida

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New fishing facility in Maningrida

A purpose built fish processing room funded by the Northern Territory Government has now opened for Maningrida Aboriginal Coastal Licence holders.

Apply now for animal welfare grants

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Apply now for animal welfare grants

There is one week remaining for Northern Territory (NT) organisations to apply for the 2018-19 Animal Welfare Fund grant program.

Keep an eye out for Asian honey bees

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Keep an eye out for Asian honey bees

Territorians are encouraged to report sightings of unusual bees to the Department of Primary Industry and Resources following the recent detection of a swarm of Asian honey bees in Karama, a northern suburb of Darwin.

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Touchdown: Darwin Welcomes Inaugural Donghai Airlines Flight

It’s an exciting day for the Territory, with the first non-stop Donghai Airlines flight to touchdown in Darwin, direct from Shenzhen, China.Following a formal ceremony at the Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport with Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss, Donghai Airlines Chairman Mr Huang Chubiao and President Mr Yang Jianhong and a performance by the Territory’s own award winning Indigenous dance stars Djuki Mala, the new airline service was welcomed to Darwin International Airport with a traditional water cannon salute.

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Sharing Unique Territory Experiences in Shenzhen

With the commencement of Donghai Airlines non-stop flights from Shenzhen in China to Darwin, Territorians have a new holiday destination to discover with flights departing and returning on Wednesdays and Sundays.While in Shenzhen today, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss met with Chinese travel agents and viewed the Tourism NT’s first tourism campaign within Shenzhen and Southern China showcasing NT destinations and attractions on billboards as well as digital advertising spaces.

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Chinese Tourists Are Coming: NT Delegation departs for first to China-Darwin flight

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss is leading a Territory delegation to China today ahead of the Donghai Airlines inaugural flight into Darwin from Shenzhen on Wednesday 30 May 2018.A milestone service for the Territory, the direct route from China is anticipated to bring thousands of new Chinese visitors to the Territory, and has the potential to deliver $32 million in new visitor expenditure each year.

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NT Delegation Heads to China for Inaugural Donghai Flight Ceremony

A Northern Territory delegation will travel to China from 27 to 30 May as part of the Donghai Airlines, inaugural flight ceremony.This visit forms part of the Territory’s commitment to building a sustainable aviation network and attracting the first ever, new direct international air service from China.