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Award winning filmmaker joins Screen Territory

Tourism and Culture Chief Executive Officer Alastair Shields today announced the appointment of award winning filmmaker Sally Ingleton to lead Screen Territory as its new Director starting from 29 May this year.

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Tickets on Sale for the Darwin NRL clash between the Eels and Cowboys

Tickets are now on sale for the Round 14 NRL match between the Parramatta “Territory” Eel’s and the North Queensland Cowboys in Darwin on 10 June.

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OLD HOSPITAL SITE TO BE A NEW TERRITORY MUSEUM

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today confirmed that the historic Old Hospital site would be preserved for the Territory public and form the site of a major new Museum of the Northern Territory.

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New national park collaboration a hot deal for Indigenous rangers

In a national first, Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced that Northern Territory Parks are joining forces with Jawoyn Rangers to use traditional Indigenous fire management to reduce damaging wildfires at Nitmiluk National Park.

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Infrastructure upgrades for Nitmiluk National Park: Budget 17

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced Nitmiluk National Park will receive $10 million over the next four years for infrastructure upgrades to improve the visitor experience.

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Relive history at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Open Day and Markets

The countdown is on for the annual Alice Springs Telegraph Station free Open Day and Markets on Sunday 23rd of April from 9:30am to 1pm.

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World Class Drag Racing returns to rip apart the Top End

The news Northern Territory motorsport fans have been waiting for has been confirmed, with the Nitro Up North drag racing event set for July 21 and 22 at Hidden Valley Drag Strip in Darwin.

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Bombing of Darwin Commemorative Number Plates made available ahead of Anzac Day

The Department of Tourism and Culture, Acting Executive Director Arts and Museums, Patrick Gregory is encouraging Territorians to remember the 75th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin with the commemorative plate program now being extended just in time for Anzac Day.

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Recreation Lagoon temporary closure

During routine water pump maintenance yesterday, unfiltered sea-water was inadvertently pumped into the Darwin Waterfront’s Recreation Lagoon. During water testing shortly after, two jellyfish specimens were found and the Recreation Lagoon is now closed.

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Ready to ride - MTB progress report released

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss has today released the Mountain Bike progress report following the development of the Northern Territory Government’s award winning Master Plan for Mountain Biking (MTB) in the NT.