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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.