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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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Darwin Waterfront’s Easter Celebrations

The Darwin Waterfront’s egg-xcellent Easter Celebrations will take place on Saturday 15 April 2017 from 9am to 1pm.

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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.

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Building our Tourism and Cultural Experiences - Arts trails Budget 2017 investment announced

Regional and remote galleries will soon be able to apply for $6 million over three years in enhancement grants as part of the Territory Labor Government’s $100 million Arts Trail initiative, Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss announced today.

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TERRITORY TOURISM OPERATORS SUPPORTED IN BUDGET 2017

Budget 17 will include an $8 million injection into tourism marketing and promotion, supporting tourism product and sharing our stories with the world.

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Hop to the Alice Springs Desert Park to celebrate with the Easter Bilby

The Alice Springs Desert Park is celebrating an extra-special Easter this weekend following the birth of a young female bilby.

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Thirsty? Zac is.

Darwin’s first local start-up bubble-tea, smoothie and juice bar, Thirsty Zac, will open its doors at the Darwin Waterfront (next to Fiddler’s Green) in May 2017.

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Araluen Arts Centre presents critically-acclaimed contemporary ballet

The Araluen Arts Centre will host the Melbourne Ballet Company for the first time this month, when they present Arché, an original ballet based on the classic Swan Lake.

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2017 Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award Winner Announced

Congratulations goes out to the three winners of this year’s Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award, being showcased in Alice Springs at the Araluen Arts Centre for the first time, followed by a showing in Darwin later this year.

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NT artists chosen to participate in Asialink Residency

Two talented Territory artists have been chosen for the 2017 Asialink Residency Program.