Sep 13

Chief Minister Launches October Business Month: NTG Newsroom, M. Gunner, 13 Sep 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Michael Gunner: 13 September 2016    Chief Minister and Minister for Trade, Business and Innovation, Michael Gunner today announced an exciting line-up of 171 events across the Territor… Read more »
Sep 06

RBA Interest Rate Decision: September 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy  Extract from Media Release: September 6, 2016     At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The global economy … Read more »
Aug 31

How can I use the equity in my home to buy an investment property?: Rh Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from RH Fusion Media Release: August 2016   With capital city markets growing by an average of more than 6% in the last 12 months and 38.3% since June 2012, there’s a good chance you might have some equity in y… Read more »
Aug 29

Variable rates to push below 3.5% in Aug – 1st time on record: RH Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from RH Fusion Media Release: August 2016   Variable home loan rates are set to dip below 3.5%– the lowest on record – following the Reserve Bank’s decision to cut the cash rate to 1.5%, according to comparison… Read more »
Aug 26

Northern Territory Real Estate Overview: RH Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from Raine & Horne Media Release: August 2016   The northern Darwin suburbs of Leanyer, Jingili and Alawa continue to attract significant buyer attention, despite the Northern Territory being forced to endure t… Read more »
Aug 23

RBA slashes rates to record low in August: RH Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from RH Fusion Media Release: August 2016   Australia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), pulled the monetary policy levers once again in early August, chopping the cash rate by 25 basis points… Read more »
Aug 18

Is it time to get serious about switching to the NBN?: RH Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from RH Fusion Media Release: August 2016   Whether we like it or not, the time has arrived to take the National Broadband Network (NBN), seriously. The NBN is a fibre optic, fixed wireless and satellite infra… Read more »
Aug 16

Official cash rate and property prices connection: RH Fusion, Aug 2016

Extract from RH Fusion Media Release: August 2016   At 2.30 pm on the first Tuesday of every month, except January, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) issues its official cash rate announcement. This month, the RBA cu… Read more »
Aug 03

$250M Westin luxury hotel will go ahead in Darwin: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 3 Aug 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 3 August 2016    The construction of a $250 million luxury hotel on the Darwin Waterfront will enhance the popular precinct, create hundreds of ongoing jobs, boost tourism a… Read more »
Aug 02

RBA Interest Rate Decision: August 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: August 2, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 per cent, effective 3 August… Read more »
Jul 28

R&H gives homeowners the chance to share in $40K prize pool: R&H.com.au, 18 Jul 2016

Media release from Raine & Horne: 18 July 2016    Australian homeowners considering selling their properties between July and November will have the chance to make the move to their new house even more exciting, thanks… Read more »
Jul 22

Defence work to create jobs & boost the economy: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, P. Styles, 22 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles & Peter Styles: 22 July 2016    The Northern Territory Government has welcomed the Australian Defence Force’s appointment of Laing O’Rourke as managing contractor for the pla… Read more »
Jul 22

Country Liberals launch festival & community events plan: NTG Newsroom, P. Styles, 22 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles: 22 July 2016    A re-elected Country Liberals Government has committed $2 million funding towards continued infrastructure upgrades at the Darwin Showgrounds. Deputy Chie… Read more »
Jul 12

Lithium hunt in NT supercharged: ABC News, M. Brann, 8 Jul 2016

Media release from ABC News, Matt Brann: 8 July 2016    A record number of mining companies are exploring for lithium in the Northern Territory this year, as the price for the soft metal hits new highs. Ian Scrimgeour… Read more »
Jul 12

Indigenous employment booming in the NT: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 8 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 8 July 2016    The Northern Territory Government has achieved a significant milestone in boosting Aboriginal employment in the public sector. Chief Minister and Minister fo… Read more »
Jul 08

ANDRA Drag Racing returns to the Top End: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 8 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 8 July 2016   Australia’s fastest show on four wheels returns to Darwin this weekend, with the ANDRA Drag Racing Series set to light up Hidden Valley for a second consecutiv… Read more »
Jul 05

RBA Interest Rate Decision: July 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: July 5, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent. The global economy is contin… Read more »
Jul 05

June Infrastructure spend for the NT: NTG Newsroom, P. Chandler, 5 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler: 5 July 2016    Over $39 million was awarded in contracts during June 2016 to upgrade our schools, community housing and other vital infrastructure throughout the Territo… Read more »
Jul 05

NT on track to be a world-class mountain biking venue: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 5 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 5 July 2016   The Northern Territory is on track to become the mecca of Australian mountain biking following the release of the NT Government’s Mountain Biking Master Plan. … Read more »
Jul 05

Extra prize pool for Million Dollar Fish competition: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 5 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 5 July 2016   The second season of Million Dollar Fish will have even more prize hooks to lure anglers and promote tourism in the Top End. Registrations opened today for th… Read more »
Jul 04

NT surveyors now able to have plans approved online: NTG Newsroom, D. Tollner, 4 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, David Tollner: 4 July 2016    The NT Government has reduced red tape further in the construction industry with Northern Territory private industry surveyors now able to lodge their plan… Read more »
Jul 01

NT Govt committed to supporting Darwin businesses: NTG Newsroom. P. Styles, 1 Jul 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles: 1 July 2016    The Northern Territory Government has committed to supporting the growth and prosperity of CBD and Waterfront businesses through a three-year, $180,000 fund… Read more »
Jun 30

Territorians to celebrate ‘Our Day’: NTG Newsroom, P. Styles, 30 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles: 30 June 2016    The Territory’s unique lifestyle, people, history and achievements will be at the heart of celebrations tomorrow to mark Territory Day 2016. Deputy Chief … Read more »
Jun 28

Property Market, good or bad news for owners?: NEWS.com.au, 28 Jun 2016

Media release from NEWS.com.au: 28 June 2016    POTENTIAL changes to negative gearing, increased stamp duty for foreign investors and even Britain leaving the European Union are all tipped to have flow on affects for t… Read more »
Jun 23

Top End parks offer something for everyone: NTG Newsroom, B. Price, 23 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Bess Price: 23 June 2016   Parks and Wildlife Minister Bess Price has encouraged families to enjoy the school holidays in the many parks and reserves open for camping and adventures in … Read more »
Jun 20

Northern Territory Real Estate Overview: RH Fusion, Jun 2016

Media release from Raine & Horne Fusion: June 2016    In a boost for first time property buyers, the 50% stamp duty discount announced in last week’s Northern Territory Budget has commenced, and the phones at Raine & H… Read more »
Jun 20

Negative Gearing Affects Everyone: NGAFFECTSYOU, 20 Jun 2016

Media Releases from NegativeGearingAffectsYou.com, 20 June 2016   NEGATIVE GEARING IS NOT A PERK OF “THE RICH.” IT AFFECTS EVERYONE. IF THE PLAN TO GET RID OF IT SUCCEEDS, IT WILL BE A DISASTER FOR OUR FRAGILE ECONOMY.… Read more »
Jun 20

Federal Gov't pledges $130M for NT road projects: NT News, C. Walsh, 20 Jun 2016

Media release from NT News, Christopher Walsh: 20 June 2016    THE Turnbull Coalition has promised a further $130 million for Territory road projects after first leaving the NT short-changed on infrastructure spending … Read more »
Jun 20

NT Gov't releases plan for multicultural future: NTG Newsroom, P. Styles, 20 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles: 20 June 2016    After extensive and lengthy consultation with the community, the Country Liberals Government has unveiled its plan to ensure a strong, socially inclusive a… Read more »
Jun 18

Supercars at home in Darwin until 2030: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 18 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 18 June 2016   The CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown Supercars event has cemented its place in the Northern Territory events calendar until 2030. The Northern Territory Governme… Read more »
Jun 15

Negative gearing - The facts for property investors: BMT Insider, B. Beer, 15 June 2016

Media release from BMTQS.com.au, Brad Beer: 15 Jun 2016    Over the past few months most of you would have read or heard about negative gearing in the media. There has been heated discussion both in favour and against … Read more »
Jun 15

Visitor spend in NT tops $2B for the first time: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 15 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 15 June 2016    The Northern Territory’s tourism industry continues to grow with visitor expenditure in the 12 months to March 2016 topping $2 billion for the first time. T… Read more »
Jun 08

May Infrastructure spend delivers jobs and prosperity: NTG Newsroom, P. Chandler, 8 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, P. Chandler, 8 Jun 2016    Over $92 million was awarded in contracts during May 2016 to upgrade our roads, construct boat ramps and other vital infrastructure throughout the Territory a… Read more »
Jun 08

Ikea to launch online store - at last: RealEstate Conversation, 8 Jun 2016

Media release from TheRealEstateConversation.com.au, 8 June 2016   No longer will buying budget home essentials - my personal favourites are the Anaboda wardrobe and the Bekvam footstool - mean a trip to Sydney's outer… Read more »
Jun 07

RBA Interest Rate Decision: June 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: June 7, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent. The global economy is contin… Read more »
Jun 05

‘Catch the Sunset’ set to showcase NT to millions in China: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 5 Jun 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 5 Jun 2016 ***Catch the Sunset' trailer: https://youtu.be/w8OeVQrZTIQ A new documentary showcasing Northern Territory tourism hot spots and attractions will be broadcast to … Read more »
May 30

Your essential real estate glossary: RH Fusion, May 2016

Media release from Raine & Horne Fusion: May 2016    If you’ve ever wondered what all those real estate terms really mean, here we’ve compiled a useful glossary to help you decipher ‘agent speak’ and navigate the real … Read more »
May 26

Bright future for top talent in the NT: NTG Newsroom, G. Higgins, 26 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Gary Higgins: 26 May 2016   Vibrant NT, the landmark strategic policy document developed to inform arts and cultural policy in the Territory for the next decade, was launched yesterday … Read more »
May 25

Budget 2016-17: NTG Media Releases, May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Budget 2016-17: David Tollner, May 2016   Budget 2016 sets clear choice for Territorians  Budget 2016 has set out a clear choice for voters for the election in August and cements the C… Read more »
May 25

NT Budget does first home buyers a favour: RealEstateConversation, G. Grantham, 25 May 2016

Media release from RealEstateConversation, Glenn Grantham: 25 May 2016   In an boost for first time property buyers, the 50% stamp duty discount announced in the last week's Northern Territory Budget has commenced, and… Read more »
May 25

Labor pledge $24k in stamp duty relief ahead of NT election: NT News, 25 May 2016

Media release from NT News : 25 May 2016   LABOR will offer $24,000 in stamp duty relief to first home buyers on existing homes. The election promise from Opposition Leader Michael Gunner today trumps the CLP’s capped… Read more »
May 24

Zuccoli Aspire News: G. Grantham, May 2016

Here is your chance to catch up with all the news about the fastest-selling Land Estate in the Northern Territory straight from the mouths of the Developers. Video from glenngrantham.wordpress.com, for more informatio… Read more »
May 22

The Ghan - longest passenger train in Australia: Traveller.com.au, H. Morris, 25 May 2016

Media release from Traveller.com.au : Hugh Morris, 22 May 2016   The Ghan, the legendary Aussie train that links Darwin to Adelaide, 1,850 miles away, is to become one of the world's longest trains. Consisting of 44 c… Read more »
May 21

Stamp duty discount to stimulate property market: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 21 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 21 May 2016   Chief Minister Adam Giles says Budget 2016 delivers a 50 per cent stamp duty discount for first-home buyers of established homes valued up to $450,000 and capp… Read more »
May 21

Education budget $77M higher than last year: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles & P. Chandler, 21 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles & Peter Chandler: 21 May 2016   Chief Minister Adam Giles says the Northern Territory’s spending on education will again exceed $1 billion in the 2016-17 Budget. Speaking at… Read more »
May 18

Negative Gearing Affects Everyone: REIA, May 2016

Video from NegativeGearingAffectsYou.com, for more information, click here.    Be Careful What You Wish For Blog article from NGAffectsYou, opinion by Andrew Cocks: 18 May 2016 Nobody is going to argue against the go… Read more »
May 16

NT Govt to ensure our children's great start and future: NTG Newsroom, P.Chandler, 16 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler: 16 May 2016   The Northern Territory Government has laid out its plan to ensure Territory children receive the best possible start to life through its Great Start Great … Read more »
May 15

Reaching for the sky w/ adventure tourism: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 15 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 15 May 2016   Chief Minister Adam Giles says a $20 million Budget initiative to build adventure experiences in Territory National Parks will create world-class visitor attr… Read more »
May 14

Bombing of Darwin licence plates launched: NTG Newsroom, G. Higgins, 14 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Gary Higgins : 14 May 2016   From today Territorians can buy specially commissioned and limited edition licence plates to mark 75 years since the Bombing of Darwin, as part of The Terri… Read more »
May 13

Darwin Blog - The Latest Budget Announcements: Raine & Horne, G. Grantham

Media release from Raine & Horne Darwin, Glenn Grantham: 5 May 2016   As Journalists and Economists race to come out with the likely impacts of the 2016 Budget, we thought we would add in our two cents for you, our cli… Read more »
May 13

NT showgrounds get $2.475 million boost: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 13 May 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 13 May 2016   Northern Territory showgrounds will be upgraded with the Northern Territory Government committing $2.475 million in Budget 2016 to improve showground infrastr… Read more »
May 12

Paspaley Group bids for 6 Star Hotel at Cullen Bay: NT News, A. Manicaros, 12 May 2016

Media release from NT News, Ashley Manicaros : 12 May 2016   The Paspaley Group has confirmed it is a short-listed bidder for a luxury six-star hotel in Darwin. Last August the Giles Government issued an expression of… Read more »
May 03

RBA Interest Rate Decision: May 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: May 3, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75 per cent, effective 4 May 2016.… Read more »
Apr 28

Mindil Beach: off with a bang this Territory Day: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 28 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 28 April 2016   Territorians will be treated to a performance by one of Australia’s greatest party bands with The Cat Empire confirmed as the headline act for the Mindil Be… Read more »
Apr 23

Territory education on show in China: NTG Newsroom, P. Chandler, 23 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 23 April 2016   Fourteen students from the Northern Territory Music School departed for China yesterday as part of the sister-school arrangement with Tongling Middle Sc… Read more »
Apr 22

Tiger Brennan Drive Nearing Completion: NTG Newsroom, P. Chandler, 22 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 22 April 2016   Construction of the 9.14 kilometre duplication of Tiger Brennan Drive is in its final months, with the project nearing completion. Jointly funded by th… Read more »
Apr 19

Gearing up for the V8 Supercars in June: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 19 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 19 April 2016   A bumper to bumper entertainment program was today revealed with Australian rock royalty added to the Darwin Triple Crown V8 Supercars program. The Darwin … Read more »
Apr 17

Curtain rises on Deckchair Cinema upgrade: NTG Newsroom, P. Styles, 17 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles : 17 April 2016   The curtain will rise on the newly upgraded Deckchair Cinema tonight with hundreds of Darwin Film Society members expected to turn out for a sneak peek pr… Read more »
Apr 17

Tickets on sale for Top End Int'l Hockey Open: NTG Newsroom, N. Barrett, 17 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Nathan Barrett : 17 April 2016   Tickets are now on sale for the International Hockey Open to be held in Darwin in May. The Hockeyroos will take on India, New Zealand and Japan in the … Read more »
Apr 15

John Farnham to headline VOICE IN THE VALLEY: NTG Newsroom, A. Giles, 15 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 15 April 2016   Australian music icon, John Farnham is set to return to the Northern Territory for the first time since 2001 as the headline act for the VOICE IN THE VALLEY… Read more »
Apr 14

Greyman Express ship features 'greatest animal welfare standards': ABC News, C. Curtain, 14 Apr 2016

Media release from ABC News, Carl Curtain : 14 April 2016   Australia's newest live cattle export vessel was loaded in Darwin last night with over 4,000 head, bound for Indonesia.  The Greyman Express is the latest li… Read more »
Apr 11

Territorian’s powered by new Darwin Substation: NTG News, P. Chandler, 11 Apr 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 11 April 2016   A new $40 million substation has been opened in Darwin City today to meet the future demands of the Territory. Minister for Essential Services Peter Ch… Read more »
Mar 28

Major myths holding back first homebuyers: NT NEWS, K. Craze, 28 Mar 2016

Media release from NT News, Kirsten Craze : 28 March 2016   TO ASSUME makes an ass out of “u” and me and who wants to be an ass when it comes to buying real estate for the first time It’s true that if you’re not alrea… Read more »
Mar 23

Happy Easter - Check out a DIY by Handimania

Happy Easter from the Development Marketing Team at Raine & Horne Darwin Mark, Byron, Adam & Michelle hope you have a safe and happy Easter. Raine & Horne Darwin is closed during the Easter break from Thursday 24th Mar… Read more »
Mar 23

Temple Terrace / Stuart Highway intersection now open: NTG News, P. Chandler, 23 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 23 March 2016   The upgrade of the Temple Terrace / Stuart Highway intersection is now complete and open to traffic, as we reach a construction milestone for Palmerston… Read more »
Mar 23

NT Government welcomes changes to clean energy: NTG News, P. Chandler, 23 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 23 March 2016   The Northern Territory Government has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s decision to keep two renewable energy agencies and establish a new $1 billi… Read more »
Mar 18

Building Amendment provides options for property owners: NTG News, D. Tollner, 18 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG News, David Tollner : 18 March 2016   The NT Government has amended the Building Act to introduce two new alternative pathways to certification. Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner said bu… Read more »
Mar 16

$5M funding boost for tourism infrastructure: NTG News, A. Giles, 16 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG News, Adam Giles : 16 March 2016   The Northern Territory's tourism industry is set to receive a major boost with the NT Government investing $5 million into new infrastructure. The accelerator … Read more »
Mar 15

Centralian businesses in the spotlight at Mining Services Expo: NTG News, P. Styles, 15 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG News, Peter Styles : 15 March 2016   Central Australian businesses in the resources supply chain are up in lights this week at the Mining Services Expo in Alice Springs. Thirty-seven businesses … Read more »
Mar 14

Defence Strategy highlights the Northern Territory’s advantages: NTG News, A. Giles, 14 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG News, Adam Giles : 14 March 2016   Northern Territory Government’s new Defence Strategy capitalises on our natural advantages to make the most of economic development opportunities foreshadowed i… Read more »
Mar 13

Darwin CBD gets $44M high-rise units proposal: NT News, D. McDonald, 13 Mar 2016

Media release from NT News, D. McDonald : 13 March 2016   ANOTHER multimillion- dollar high-rise towering over Mitchell St could be on the cards if a development application gets through the Development Consent Authori… Read more »
Mar 12

Northern Territory tennis centre becomes a reality: NTG News, A. Giles & N. Barrett, 12 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles & Nathan Barrett : 12 March 2016   Chief Minister Adam Giles and Minister for Sport and Recreation Nathan Barrett were joined today by Australian tennis legend Pat Rafter to … Read more »
Mar 12

Darwin luxury hotel development progressing: NTG News, A. Giles, 12 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG News, Adam Giles : 12 March 2016   The Department of Chief Minister will next week call for detailed proposals to develop a luxury hotel in Darwin that would help attract more tourists and boost … Read more »
Mar 12

More than $21M of tenders for Boosting Our Economy package: NTG News, P. Chandler, 23 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler : 12 March 2016   Territory businesses will start to reap the benefits of the $100 million Boosting Our Economy package as a number of tenders are released for education … Read more »
Mar 11

Cheer up! Australia is doing OK: SMH, M. Wade, 11 March 2016

Media release from SMH, Matt Wade : 11 March 2016   Sell everything. That's the advice global financial giant the Royal Bank of Scotland gave its customers just two months ago. It warned of a "cataclysmic year" ahead a… Read more »
Mar 10

Companies line up for slice of NT's $5B developmental fund: ABC News, M. Brann, 10 Mar 2016

Media release from ABC News, Matt Brann : 10 March 2016   The Federal Government is getting ready to launch the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), which will administer its $5 billion loan scheme to sti… Read more »
Mar 06

Boosting Our Economy package to provide opportunities for NT businesses: NTG News, A. Giles, 6 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 6 March 2016   Schools right across the Territory will be repaired and upgraded as part of a $100 million Northern Territory Government 'Boosting our Economy' package aimed… Read more »
Mar 04

Four questions you should ask your conveyancing lawyer: RealEstateConversation, R. Muir, 4 Mar 2016

Media release from RealEstateConversation, Richie Muir: 4 March 2016   Buying a property is often the biggest financial transaction a person will make in their life so you need to choose a trusted team of professionals… Read more »
Mar 04

From little things, big things grow: NTG News, G. Higgins, 4 Mar 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Gary Higgins : 4 March 2016   Manton Dam has 7000 new residents. Primary Industry and Fisheries Minister Gary Higgins today helped release 7000 Barramundi fingerlings into the dam. “I… Read more »
Mar 03

Cruise ship docks in remote islands, Tourists expected to spend $250k on art: ABC News, A. Dias, 3 Mar 2016

Media release from ABC News, Avani Dias : 3 March 2016   A luxury French cruise ship is the first international liner to drop anchor at a remote community on the Tiwi Islands north of Darwin, delivering hundreds of hig… Read more »
Mar 02

Japanese business delegates tour for agricultural investment opportunities: ABC News, C. Curtain, 2 Mar 2016

Media release from ABC News, Carl Curtain : 2 March 2016   Japanese business delegates tour northern Australia in search of prime agricultural investment opportunities  Around 20 Japanese government officials, bankers… Read more »
Mar 01

RBA Interest Rate Decision: March 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: March 1, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.0 per cent. Recent information suggests … Read more »
Feb 29

Happy little vegemites as chef cooks up a culinary crocodile combo: NTG News, Peter Styles, 28 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles : 28 February 2016   Minister for Business Peter Styles has joined Chef and YouTube sensation Chris Urbano to cook up what is thought to be a world-first culinary combinati… Read more »
Feb 25

NT to reap rewards of increased Defence spending: NTG News, 25 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 25 February 2016   The Federal Government’s 2016 Defence White Paper highlights significant job and business opportunities for the Northern Territory with $20 billion to be… Read more »
Feb 25

$7 billion spend as part of Defence White Paper to boost NT: NT News, Ashley Manicaros, 25 February 2016

Media release from NT News, Ashley Manicaros : 25 February 2016   DEFENCE spending in the Northern Territory is estimated to exceed $7 billion between now and 2036, according to figures released in the 2016 Defence Whi… Read more »
Feb 25

NT Government supports Tennant Creek Power Station with $26 million upgrade: NTG News, Adam Giles, 25 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles : 25 February 2016   The Northern Territory Government has announced a further boost to Territory power supply and will invest $26 million to upgrade the Tennant Creek Power … Read more »
Feb 24

CareFlight delighted by grant to build emergency helipad at Adelaide River: ABC News, Matt Brann, 24 February 2016

Media release from ABC News, Matt Brann : 24 February 2016   A government grant will help build a new helicopter emergency landing pad at the township of Adelaide River, 100 kilometres south of Darwin. Ian Badham from… Read more »
Feb 24

233 new international students welcomed to the NT: NTG News, Peter Chandler, 24 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler: 24 February 2016   The Northern Territory has welcomed 233 new international students to commence study opportunities at local education facilities. Minister for Educat… Read more »
Feb 22

Yield hungry southern state investors set to drive Darwin real estate: RealEstateConversation, Glenn Grantham, 22 February 2016

Media release from RealEstateConversation, Glenn Grantham: 22 February  2016   Residential real estate sales volumes are expected to return to 2013 levels this year as a consequence of stronger interstate investor acti… Read more »
Feb 22

NT Government showcasing local business at Trade Expo: NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles, 22 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles : 22 February 2016   Northern Territory businesses have a new avenue to showcase their capabilities as part of a Northern Territory Government two-day business and trade Ex… Read more »
Feb 22

Darwin to host jam-packed month of cruise ships: NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles, 20 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 20 February 2016   Darwin’s bumper cruise season is about to go into overdrive with a flurry of cruise ships set to sail into the Top End capital. Chief Minister and Touris… Read more »
Feb 17

Northern Territory projects recognised in Australian Infrastructure Plan: Adam Giles, 17 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 17 February  2016   Four Northern Territory projects have been recognised as nationally significant projects in the Australian Infrastructure Plan released by the Federal Go… Read more »
Feb 13

Work starts on new Darwin Waterfront shaded walkway for cruise ship passengers: NTG News, Adam Giles, 13 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 13 February 2016   Work has started on a new $1.2 million shaded walkway that will allow cruise ship passengers to stroll from the Cruise Ship Terminal to the Darwin Waterfr… Read more »
Feb 12

Labor conference should support Northern Territory economy and onshore gas development: NTG News, Peter Styles, 12 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Styles: 12 February  2016   The Minister for Business Peter Styles has urged delegates at this weekend’s Northern Territory Labor Party Conference not to be swayed by the Greens a… Read more »
Feb 11

Infrastructure investment keeping Territory moving ahead: NTG News, Adam Giles, 10 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 10 February 2016   Private sector investment in new residential developments and shopping centres was a sign of confidence in the Northern Territory right now and in the bri… Read more »
Feb 11

Consultation with industry begins for $75 million research centre for developing northern Australia: ABC News, Daniel Fitzgerald, 11 February 2016

Media release from ABC News, Daniel Fitzgerald: 11 February 2016   The Co-operative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia has started consulting with industries across the north, ahead of its official launc… Read more »
Feb 10

Infrastructure plan growing the Territory: NTG News, Peter Chandler, 10 February 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Peter Chandler: 10 February  2016   Only the Country Liberals have a plan to grow the economy and invest in the infrastructure the Territory needs now and into the future. Minister for… Read more »
Feb 02

RBA Interest Rate Decision: February 2016

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Extract from Media Release: February 2, 2016   At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.0 per cent. Recent information su… Read more »
Jan 26

Territory’s natural beauty showcased in $40m international tourism campaign: NTG, A Giles, 26 Jan 2016

Media release from NTG Newsroom, Adam Giles: 26 January  2016   Nitmiluk National Park is one of the stars of Tourism Australia’s new global $40 million tourism campaign. The new campaign will focus on the world-class … Read more »