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Solar cars are off to Adelaide

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today waved off the solar cars competing in this year’s 3000 kilometre race from Darwin to Adelaide.

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First ever Women in Sport Advisory Committee - EOI Open

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today announced the opening of an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the inaugural Women in Sport Advisory Committee which aims to increase participation and leadership opportunities for women in sport in the Northern Territory.

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First $10k barra for Season 3 of the Million Dollar Fish competition caught by local NT fisho

Northern Territory resident George Voukolos has become the first fisho for 2017 to reel in a barramundi worth $10,000 as part of the NT Government’s Million Dollar Fish competition Season 3.

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75 year maritime mystery solved - SS Macumba shipwreck found

After lying hidden on the seabed for 75 years SS Macumba, sunk in WWII by a Japanese air attack has finally been located off the Northern Coast of Arnhem Land in the Arafura Sea by CSIRO’s RV Investigator as it transited from Sydney to Broome.

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Changing the face of Darwin CBD – Walls that Talk

To breathe life into the Darwin CBD, eight large-scale pieces of amazing street art will be painted permanently on prominent city buildings this month.

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Desert Mob smashes all records and looks to nudge $1M in sales

Desert Mob 2017 has recorded its highest sales records in its 27-year history, with more than $420,000 in exhibition sales achieved as of the end of September, and an estimated $500,000 worth of additional sales at the ever-popular Desert Mob MarketPlace during the opening weekend.

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Transforming the CBD: Live Darwin Arts Program Round 2

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss, has today announced the opening of Live Darwin Arts Program Round 2.

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Arts Trail Regional Stimulus Grants boosting our regional galleries

The Territory Labor Government’s vision to develop the NT as the world’s premier destination has taken a leap forward with 30 regional and remote organisations receiving an infrastructure boost under the Arts Trail Regional Stimulus grant program.

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School Holiday Tourism and Culture Program Bonanza

The Department of Tourism and Culture is excited to offer a bonanza of exciting and fun-filled programs these school holidays.

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NT History Grants available for history buffs

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss, has today announced the opening of the 2017 NT History grants for projects delivered next year.