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NTIS Officiating Development Program now available

The Department of Tourism and Culture’s NT Institute of Sport (NTIS) has launched the 2017/18 Officiating Development Program, with key funding available to the Peak Sporting Bodies to develop qualified sport officials across the Territory.

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Award winning architects appointed for Museum of the NT

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced the dynamic architecture partnership of troppo and ARM architects as the successful tenderer to lead the Territory Labor Government’s vision to establish a new Museum of the Northern Territory.

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Four Arts Fellowships headline Arts Grant Funding

For the first time, the Territory Labor Government is offering four Arts Fellowships valued at up to $50,000 each for leading established NT artists and arts workers for professional development. The Fellowships will be awarded to a Top End and Central Australian artist, with the remaining two Fellowships offered to a professional arts worker and an Aboriginal artist or arts worker.

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Award-winning book Diary of a Wombat comes to life on the Araluen stage

Monkey Baa Theatre Company return to Alice Springs with Diary of a Wombat, a new Australian play based on the multi-award winning picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley.

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Boosting Tourism, Recreational Fishing and Jobs – Million Dollar Fish Season 3 Ready to Start

The 101st and final prize-tagged barramundi for the Million Dollar Fish competition was released today ahead of season three of the competition starting on 1 October 2017. The competition will help lure in fishing fanatics from around the Territory, the country and even overseas, boosting jobs in both the tourism and recreational fishing sectors.

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Florence Falls 4WD Campground Upgrades

Improvements are being made at Florence Falls 4WD Campground with works to upgrade the walking track from the campground to the plunge pools, sealing of the access road, and completion of upgrades to the campsites due to commence on Monday 25 September.

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Parrtjima – A Festival in Light to illuminate Alice Springs tonight

The second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light is set to launch tonight, illuminating Alice Springs – home of the Arrernte – with extraordinary contemporary art by talented Aboriginal artists from around Central Australia over 10 nights.

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Meeting of Cultural Ministers held in Brisbane today

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss, will present on the Northern Territory’s investment into arts and culture, at the Meeting of Cultural Ministers held in Brisbane today.

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Increase in Domestic and International Visitors to the Centre

More visitors from Australia and overseas are making their way to Central Australia, staying longer and spending more, according to latest Tourism Research Australia (TRA) results.

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Free Darwin Waterfront Shuttle Bus

A free Darwin Waterfront shuttle bus will commence operations today. The bus will operate at peak lunch and dinner times; from 11.30 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm.