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Delicious record for NT mangoes

Darwin is on track to produce the largest haul of mangoes ever recorded with more than three million trays harvested this season. Traditionally, the Northern Territory Mango season runs from October through until Christmas.

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Preserving the Territory's wartime heritage

The wreck of Royal Australian Air Force Spitfire A58-2 that crashed in the Top End during World War II has been given to the NT Government for preservation.

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Amazing Race will show off amazing Top End

Spectacular Nitmiluk Gorge will be the finish line for Channel 10’s The Amazing Race AustraliaTourism NT has partnered with Jetstar to co-sponsor the season and showcase the beauty of the Top End to a national audience.

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Register now for the 9th Aboriginal Economic Development Forum

The Northern Territory Government has more than ten years history of delivering an Aboriginal specific economic development forum to progress Aboriginal economic development in the Northern Territory and providing opportunities for Territory Aboriginal businesses to establish connections with other entities that can lead to commercial outcomes.

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Weather Web saves water for Darwin Schools

New rooftop weather stations and smart irrigation controllers have been installed in 40 Darwin schools, as part of the new Weather Web program that aims to save 120 million litres of water annually.

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More visitors and more money for Territory tourism

The Northern Territory is reaping rewards from tourism with visitor numbers up by 11 per cent in the year ending June 2019. More visitors are travelling to the Northern Territory and they’re spending more during their stay, latest figures from Tourism Research Australia reveal.

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Biosecurity alert: African Swine Fever

African swine fever (ASF) is geographically closer to the Northern Territory (NT) than anywhere else in Australia, following the recent confirmation in Timor-Leste. However, Australia remains free from ASF and it is crucial the disease is kept out.

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Looking after our volunteers

Territory volunteers and Bushfires NT Staff do an amazing job keeping our community safe and it’s important they get the support they need. That’s why the Territory Government has released the Territory’s first Bushfires NT Volunteer Strategy. It will support the creation of a more sustainable volunteer program to continue providing high quality service to Territorians.

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One million reasons to wet a line

Million Dollar Fish will kick off Season 5 with six tagged barramundi worth $1 million each. The Million Dollar Fish Competition is Australia’s richest fishing competition. The Territory is already well known as a dream destination for fishos and now there’s a million more reasons for anglers to book their trip of a lifetime.

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Getaway discovers the many delights of Darwin

Channel Nine’s travel and lifestyle show Getaway have spent the past week in Darwin filming travel stories to air in early 2020. During the Darwin shoot Getaway presenter Lauren Phillips came face to face with the world’s largest reptile, diving in the Crocosaurus Cove’s Cage of Death, with the segment also featuring Crocosaurus Cove’s Big Croc Feed show and Fishing for Crocs activities