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  1. Palmerston miss out on Sustainable TitleRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    City of Palmerston may hold the Northern Territory title for Sustainable City, however that wasn't enough to land them the Australian title. The Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Sustainable Cities Awards 2014 was held in the City of Marion this evening.


  2. New exhibition charts impact of immigrants on AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    A new exhibition chronicling the impact of Australia's immigrants on modern Australia and the advertising campaigns that got them here gets underway in Canberra this week. The acting curator of the National Archives of Australia, Sara King, said the exhibition - A Ticket to Paradise - highlights the largest immigration records collection in Australia, with thousands of images and stories of new Australians.


  3. Hobart Airport reports modest 2014 growth; Jetstar is #1 airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Anna.aero

    Offering a population of over 200,000, Hobart is the capital of Tasmania. The city's deep water port is a stepping stone for Antarctic tourists, an important traffic generator for Hobart Airport, which currently handles around two million passengers per year.


  4. Eels return to Red CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Northern Territory News

    National Rugby League will return to the Red Centre next year when Parramatta Eels battle with Wests Tigers on Friday February 13 at Anzac Oval. The trial match is part of a $4 million four-year deal between the Giles Government and the Eels to play an NRL premiership match in Darwin and a pre-season match in Alice Springs annually.


  5. Exclusive: Timor PM protecting 'corrupt' Cabinet membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Age

    The report, by Darwin-based barrister Alistair Wyvill SC, said the extraordinary sacking of the judges, attorneys and anti-corruption advisers was part of an escalating campaign by Mr Gusmao that threatens the safety of judicial officers still in the country. Last month, at the urging of Mr Gusmao, Timor's parliament passed resolutions to expel the judicial officers, justifying the dramatic step on the alleged ineptitude of the judges and the courts' handling of contentious tax cases involving US oil giant ConocoPhillips.


  6. Exclusive: Timor PM protecting 'corrupt' Cabinet members: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Age

    The shock decision by East Timor's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao to expel foreign judges and advisers from the country appeared to be connected to corruption cases against his cabinet, a damning report to Australia's judges and lawyers has alleged. The report, by Darwin-based barrister Alistair Wyvill SC, said the extraordinary sacking of the judges, attorneys and anti-corruption advisers was part of an escalating campaign by Mr Gusmao that threatens the safety of judicial officers still in the country.


  7. Darwin daredevils brave underwater Cage Of Death just inches from 16-foot crocodileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Daily Mail

    Pictured underwater, plucky tourists are offered the chance to swim with the huge snapper, coming within inches of its huge jaws. Say cheese! Daredevils try out the underwater attraction at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Australia, just inches from a huge crocodile Underwater adventure: The nine-foot-high container is known as the Cage Of Death, and protects thrillseekers from the giant reptile Guests get up close to crocs including Chopper - who is 86 years old and has a varied diet including buffalo, chicken, beef heart and fish Thrillseekers will be contained in a nine-foot-high, acrylic container, known as the Cage Of Death, which protects them should the reptile - called Chopper - attack.


  8. Rinehart slams 'negativity' regarding mining industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | The Age

    "For an industry that delivers so much, wouldn't you think there would be just a little more understanding and less negativity for what mining contributes to our country?": Gina Rinehart said in a speech in Darwin on Saturday. Photo: Joe Armao Gina Rinehart has attacked the "negativity" she says the mining industry is regarded with, considering Australia couldn't "survive" without it.


  9. Govts must cut mining regulation: RinehartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | West Australian

    Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has conceded the anti-development message is winning as she called on government to relax regulation and cut mining red tape. "Regulations are crushing the entrepreneurial spirit of our country, they are sending investment to countries that will then compete with us."


  10. NT police uncover largest drug labRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | NEWS.com.au

    LOOK out Australia. Jacqui Lambie's office has confirmed she is undergoing a style makeover before making a decision about her future.


  11. Consider pumpkin spice -- then skip itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Herald

    ... prized spices. The Banda Islands, for centuries the source of all nutmeg, drift some 550 miles north of Darwin, Australia. There, in the 1600s, the spice could be had for less than a penny for 10 pounds, but back in London it underwent a 60,000 ...


  12. Greg Natale's style secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Yahoo!

    In The Tailored Interior, the award-winning, Sydney-based founder of Greg Natale Design guides readers through his chic, elegant interiors while detailing the creative process that goes into each project - from finding inspiration and establishing a concept, to layering pieces for contrast and balance and adding the finishing touches. "I've always wanted to do a coffee table book but I didn't want it just to be the pictures," Natale said.


  13. Purick supports women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Northern Territory News

    CONTROVERSIAL MLA Kezia Purick has come out in support of Territory women forced interstate and online to get access to banned abortion drug RU486 - while Health Minister Robyn Lambley remains silent. The Northern Territory is the only place in Australia that has not legalised the drug, which has been used in some parts of Europe for more than 25 years and in the USA for about 16 years.


  14. Bishop on Obama: 'There was an issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | NEWS.com.au

    JULIE Bishop has confirmed the government was displeased with US President Barack Obama during his Australian visit. So what did he do? TWO notorious Australian Islamic State recruiters who have had their assets frozen by the Government are the first individuals to be listed as proscribed terrorists.


  15. Women suffering post-natal psychosis missing out on careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ABC News

    More than 600 Australian women each year suffer crippling pregnancy-related psychosis, but many states do not have hospital beds to treat the condition. An ABC investigation has found some states and territories are poorly resourced when it comes to helping women deal with postpartum psychosis.


  16. Shotgun fired at mate in disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Northern Territory News

    Finian Watson Young, 29, had tried to walk away from the ordeal, but his ultimate actions landed him with a suspended jail term on his record. The former Australian Defence Force employee was out with estranged housemate Justin Bayly for drinks on Mitchell St on September 14 when things became strained.


  17. Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report: NT Aboriginal leaders call ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | ABC News

    Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory have called for more say in how federal programs designed to help their communities are run, after a report showed the gap between Indigenous people and other Australians has increased in many areas. Dr Rex Japanangka Granites, a senior Warlpiri man from Central Australia, pastor and mentor to Indigenous children, said locals were best equipped to help change things like the high suicide rate in Aboriginal communities.


  18. Bali Nine friend busted with methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Northern Territory News

    A FRIEND of Bali Nine convict Renae Lawrence has been arrested with drugs outside the prison where the Australian is locked up. The 30-year-old woman was arrested last Wednesday outside Bali's Bangli Prison with 0.44 grams of crystal meth inside her scarf, police say.


  19. Announces Anaconda Women's Basketball Weekly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Patriot League

    ... Lehigh offense to head coach Sue Troyan's 300th career win. CLAIRE MAREE O'BRYAN, BUCKNELL Jr., 5-10, G, Darwin, Australia O'Bryan scored a team-high 16 points and pulled down five rebounds to help Bucknell upset perennial Mid-American Conference ...


  20. You'll live longer in Liberia than NT bushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Northern Territory News

    PEOPLE living in remote areas of the Northern Territory have a shorter life expectancy than those living in Liberia - the West African country currently in the throes of the Ebola crisis. Latest ABS data shows the Northern Territory has the lowest life expectancies across the board.