East Arnhem Remote Communities Receive Sporting Infrastructure Upgrades02 February 2019The Territory Labor Government is creating jobs for locals by investing $10 million over the next two years delivering on its election promise to upgrade sporting infrastructure, including ovals, in remote communities throughout the NT.
Turbocharged Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program - Round 4 Grants Awarded01 February 2019Alice Springs CBD is set to continue to come alive with stage a series of great arts events including unusual light installations, choir workshops, free craft activities, classical music performances, live painting and storytelling activities through the NT Government’s Live Alice Mparntwe Arts Program Round 4.
Tourist Scores a Ripper Catch on Australia Day30 January 2019The sixth prize fish of Season 4 of the Million Dollar Fish competition was landed at the Daly River Mango Farm by Queensland tourist Mark Iseppi on Australia Day netting him a cool $10,000 in the process.
Traeger Park surface deemed unsuitable for BBL match29 January 2019It’s very disappointing for local fans and players that due to the poor condition of the oval at Traegar Park, Cricket Australia have advised that the Big Bash League game in Alice Springs on February 9th can’t go ahead.
New Territory Netball Stadium A Score for Territorians24 January 2019Thousands of Darwin netball players have a new home and more major sporting events are on the cards thanks to the official opening today of a new indoor netball stadium in the NT.
Expressions of Interest Open For Mobile Food Vans at Casuarina Coastal Reserve21 January 2019The Territory Labor Government is calling for Expressions of Interest to operate mobile food vans at the Casuarina Coastal Reserve after community consultation was in favour of expanding dining options at the popular precinct.
Arafura Games Ambassadors announced on 100 day countdown16 January 2019Today marks the 100 day countdown until the 2019 Arafura Games officially begin and preparations are well and truly underway.
Strong Numbers Support Stimulus Efforts09 January 2019Tourism visitor statistics released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA)* show that domestic and international visitation to the NT has stabilised in the September quarter of 2018.
Virgin Australia New Darwin to Bali Service20 December 2018Territorians will have greater choice when booking holiday flights after Virgin Australia announced a new service from Darwin to Denpasar, Bali from April 2019. The flights follow extensive discussions between the Territory Government, NT Airports and airlines over new routes linking Darwin to destinations in Asia.
Turbocharging Tourism on target19 December 2018The $103 million Turbocharging Tourism initiative is over two thirds of the way to achieving its target of 53,000 extra holiday visitors, with more than 36,000 holiday bookings already made – and expected to inject an extra $45 million into the economy – as a direct result of the investment to date.
Spirit of Christmas in the Red Centre!14 December 2018Connect with nature and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas at the Alice Springs Desert Park from 15-24 December 2018.
Strong Cruise Ship Season underway09 December 2018A strong season is forecast with 75 total cruise ship arrivals planned to visit Darwin, providing a huge tourism boost for Darwin City. The cruise sector brings $87.6 million a year to the local economy, which is good for business and good for jobs.
China Ready Online Training Program Launch03 December 2018The Territory Government has launched an online Chinese cultural and tourism training program for tourism operators aimed at preparing the industry for future Chinese arrivals.
Starlight Foundation a Reel Winner After First Ever Charity Fish Caught21 November 2018An overnight fishing session on Darwin Harbour has landed a local fisho the first ever purple-tagged $5,000 charity barra.
ATEC Inbound Tourism Travel Trade event kicks off in Darwin20 November 2018More than 410 delegates have converged on Darwin for one of Australia’s leading inbound tourism conferences, the 2018 Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Meeting Place.
National Aboriginal Art Gallery: 1st Meeting of the National Reference Group19 November 2018The National Aboriginal Art Gallery will become a globally significant institution that celebrates Aboriginal art and culture and create jobs and economic opportunities.
Starlight Foundation a Reel Winner After First Ever Charity Fish Caught19 November 2018The Co-Chairs of the National Aboriginal Art Gallery National Reference Group have been announced.
Bachelorette Finale heads to the NT15 November 2018The Northern Territory will tonight be beamed to the rest of the country with the screening of the popular Bachelorette series finale – which was filmed in the Top End earlier this year.
Bachelorette Finale heads to the NT13 November 2018A new Darwin-Uluru Qantas route will commence from April 2019, with discounted fares for Alice Springs residents travelling to Darwin.
Delegation to China and Hong Kong23 June 2017Representatives from the Northern Territory Government will travel to China to meet with a number of airlines in an effort to secure direct flights from China to Darwin, led by the Minister for Tourism and Culture.