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Bringing Back the Arafura Games: More Countries Sign Up

Minister for the Arafura Games, Ken Vowles, said Timor-Leste and the Philippines have joined Vietnam and Indonesia as the first countries to officially sign up for the Arafura Games more than 12 months out from the event.

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Works start on fresh mountain bike trails in Alice Springs

Work has started on the development and rejuvenation of almost 21 kilometres of mountain bike and shared-use trails in the Araluen area of Alice Springs.

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Darwin Businesses Resuming Trade

With the continuing clean-up effort across the Northern Territory’s Top End following Tropical Cyclone Marcus, Territory businesses have mobilised to resume normal trade as soon as possible and ensuring their properties, their homes, their staff and families are safe to do so.

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Northern Territory Literary Awards Open for 2018

The Department of Tourism and Culture has today announced the opening of the 2018 Northern Territory Literary Awards.

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First major win for Turbocharging Tourism - Alice Springs to Welcome New Virgin Airline Route

Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss welcomed the announcement today by Virgin Australia that it will commence a new route between Brisbane and Alice Springs from 19 June 2018.

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Territory Wildlife Park Master Plan

The NT Government has committed to developing a Territory Wildlife Park (TWP) 10 year Master Plan, providing a road map for the future development of the Park.

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Welcoming Chinese Visitors to the NT

The Northern Territory Government is providing a range of small grants to assist NT based tourism, retail and hospitality businesses to welcome Chinese visitors to the NT.

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Artists from the Alice Springs Correctional Centre return to the Araluen Arts Centre with Big Mob of Dogs!

Opening on Thursday 22nd March, artists from the Alice Springs Correctional Centre return to the Department of Tourism and Culture’s Araluen Arts Centre, with a new body of work dedicated to one of Central Australia’s most culturally enmeshed, iconic and quintessential animals, the dog!

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‘Territory’ Eels sign for another two years

The Territory Labor Government has renewed its partnership with the NRL and Parramatta ‘Territory’ Eels signing a two-year agreement to secure premiership games in the NT for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

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International Visitor Survey supports Turbocharging Tourism Plan

Tourism Research Australia has released the results from the latest international Visitor Survey IVS for the year ending December 2017 providing insight into international visitor trends to the NT in comparison to the rest of Australia.