2020

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Coronavirus

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.There are no confirmed or suspected cases in the Northern Territory (NT).

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Back to School for 330 New Territory Teachers

In 2020 the Territory welcomes 330 new teachers. Our kids are the future so it is important they have a good start in life. Good schooling and dedicated teachers means a bright future.

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Cover up and stay safe

Everyone in the Top End needs to be aware that recent rains have increased the threat of the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis. There are about 50 cases of the soil-borne disease reported in the Northern Territory each year. The majority of cases are diagnosed during the Wet Season between October and May.

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New Year, Tight Lines!

Darwin fisho Jamie Cooper has kicked off 2019 in style with the capture of a tagged barra worth $10,000. The 59cm fish was caught on a New Year fishing trip at Adelaide River with his cousin Pete.

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1989 Cabinet Records released today

The release of the 1989 NT Government Cabinet Records has revealed a fascinating insight into Territory life 30 years ago. The documents provide a unique look at our past and highlight the decisions the government of the day made to deal with matters of importance to Territorians at that time.