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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.

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Don’t Miss the Final Days of the 2018 Darwin Street Art Festival

Street art has been proven to draw foot traffic into towns all over the world – so the Darwin Street Art Festival is good news for Darwin CBD businesses and creating job opportunities for Territorians.

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Screen Industry Champion Recognised

Territory screen industry champion, Andrew Hyde, has been announced as the successful recipient of the 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award at the Darwin International Film Festival. The award honours the achievements of a Territorian who has made an outstanding contribution to the NT screen industry.

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Desert Mob 2018 Opening a Giant Success

Close to 7,000 people flocked to the Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs over the weekend for the opening of Desert Mob 2018, demonstrating the importance of Aboriginal art both as tourist drawcard and economic driver.

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STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY

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

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The String Contingent present a night of chamber-folk music at the Araluen Arts Centre

Renowned acoustic chamber-folk trio The String Contingent, will visit the Department of Tourism and Culture’s Araluen Arts Centre this September.

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NT Young Australian of the Year Kevin Kadirgamar to present the annual Eric Johnston Lecture

The Northern Territory Library has announced immigration lawyer, advocate and 2018’s NT Young Australian of the Year, Kevin Kadirgamar, as the guest speaker to present the 2018 Eric Johnston Lecture.

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Chinese travel agents tour Red Centre, Top End

Twenty-four specialist Chinese travel agents will take part in tours of the Top End and the Red Centre this week after participating in one of Australia’s most prominent tourism conferences on the Gold Coast - Corroboree Asia.