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IT’S ALL ABOUT BASSINTHEGRASS19

The 2019 BASSINTHEGRASS event will move to an exciting new site at Mindil Beach allowing for a bigger and better event with an additional stage and an expanded artist line-up on Saturday 18 May 2019.

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Final countdown to the Masters Games begins

Around 4000 athletes are flexing their muscles in Central Australian ahead of the official opening of the Alice Springs Masters Games this afternoon.

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Historical stonemason’s chisel uncovered at Ross Smith Memorial

An original stonemason’s chisel belonging to famous Darwin stonemason Alexander Crerar has been uncovered at the site of the Ross Smith Memorial in Fannie Bay.

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2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Winner Announced

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced Dr Al Strangeways as the winner of the 2018 Portrait of a Senior Territorian with her portrait titled Hills: Kathleen Wallace and the Dancers.

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STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY

The Territory Labor Government is progressing development of a National Aboriginal Art Gallery that will deliver significant economic, social and cultural benefits to the people of Alice Springs.

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Million Dollar Fish Boost Reels in Tourism and Jobs

The world’s best fishing competition returns for an extended fourth season with more chances than ever to catch a $1 million fish.

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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: Full Steam Ahead for Paralympic Competition

Multiple gold-medal Paralympian Tim Matthews is in the Top End to promote the Para program for the Arafura Games and run a talent identification session to find future Paralympic stars.

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Splashfest Water Safety Week

With Water Safety Week upon us, the Darwin Waterfront is set to host the opening event of the program, Splashfest, an initiative to raise awareness about keeping safe in, around and on the water.

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Job Creating Project: Territory Netball Stadium 70% Complete

Work on the job-creating Territory Netball Stadium continues to progress and impress with 70% of the project complete.

The Territory Government and Australian Governments have contributed $11.8 million and $8 million respectively towards this fantastic new Territory netball stadium at the Marrara Sports Precinct.

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Red Centre Bird Festival in full flight

Celebrate the Territory’s diverse birdlife and start ticking off your bird list at this year's Red Centre Bird Festival.

The annual festival runs from 19-23 September and the Alice Springs Desert Park is at the top of the pecking order.