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Virgin Australia: new Darwin to Bali service

Territorians will have greater choice when booking holiday flights after Virgin Australia announced a new service from Darwin to Denpasar, Bali from April 2019.

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Turbocharging Tourism: On target and delivering for Territorians

The Territory Labor Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism initiative is over two thirds of the way to achieving its target of 53,000 extra holiday visitors, with more than 36,000 holiday bookings already made – and expected to inject an extra $45 million into the economy – as a direct result of the investment to date.

Changes to Offshore Net and Line Fishery

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Changes to Offshore Net and Line Fishery

A comprehensive new Management Framework and Associated Harvest Strategy for the Offshore Net and Line Fishery is now in effect.

Aboriginal Workforce Grants

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Aboriginal Workforce Grants

Applications are now open for grants to support more Aboriginal Territorians entering employment and developing careers within the workplace.

Geologist rocks as STEM Superstar

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Geologist rocks as STEM Superstar

A mohawked, mustang-driving, rock music chick might not be the typical image of a scientist, however geologist Dr Verity Normington is breaking down stereotypes.

Crawford Fund develops Territory research

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Crawford Fund develops Territory research

Dr Mary Finlay-Doney, Research Entomologist, recently travelled to Malaysia on a Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) scholarship to participate in a prestigious research leadership course.

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Turbocharging Tourism: 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS tickets now on sale

The Northern Territory Government is turbocharging one of the Territory’s favourite music events, with tickets now on sale for the biggest and best BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival yet.

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Strong Cruise Ship Season Boosting Tourism

A strong season is forecast with 75 total cruise ship arrivals planned to visit Darwin, providing a huge tourism boost for Darwin City.

Arti-FISH-al intelligence benefits DPIR

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Arti-FISH-al intelligence benefits DPIR

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has partnered with Microsoft in an award winning project recording, identifying and classifying fish on remote underwater videos using Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Registration open for AGES 2019

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Registration open for AGES 2019

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), turns 20 in 2019.