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A bright future for Jabiru

A historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in Jabiru will secure the town’s future as the tourism heartland of the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park.  The Northern Territory Government, Australian Government, Energy Resources of Australia and Traditional Owners from the Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) joined for the signing of the MoU, which will support the town’s transition from a mining town to a tourist town.

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Ship lift floats the Territory’s boat

The NT Government will build the largest ship lift in Northern Australia. A ship lift is used to lift vessels out of the water so they can be serviced, repaired or stored, including for safety during cyclones. The planned 103m facility will be capable of servicing large vessels from industries including offshore petroleum, fishing, pearling, Defence and Border Force.

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Race that changed the world

The pilot and crew that successfully flew from London to Darwin to win the Great Air Race in 1919 now feature in a large-scale street art mural in the Territory’s capital, as part of a new program of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ‘race that changed the world’.

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New app for easy reporting of anti-social behaviour

The Northern Territory Government and Larrakia Nation are trialling an app for reporting anti-social behaviour in Darwin and Palmerston. The trial will run for six weeks and the free app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.

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Have Your Say

Have Your Say is the Northern Territory Government online engagement platform. Part of a robust democracy is real public participation, and Have Your Say provides inclusive and transparent engagement while forging constructive relationships between government and the community.

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Something for everyone in the Red Centre

Presented by Red Hot Arts Central Australia and proudly supported by the NT Government, the 2019 Desert Festival is a feast of theatre, music, arts and performance.

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Territory artists on world stage

Maningrida visual artist Janet Marawarr and Paiwan dancer and choreographer Aulu Tjibulangan have been announced as the successful recipients of the 2019 Taiwan-Australia Indigenous Artist in Residence program.

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Local Jobs Fund – Infrastructure Grants now open

Territory Businesses can now apply for Infrastructure Grants through the Local Jobs Fund.

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Changes to 30 day payment policy

To help small business with cash flow, the Northern Territory Government is speeding up its payment terms from 30 to 20 calendar days.

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Proposals sought for seniors’ accommodation in Darwin urban area

Senior Territorians will be encouraged to stay in the Territory and continue to contribute to our community with the development of more seniors’ accommodation.