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  1. Elferink defends study tourRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    John Elferink has been criticised for spending $45,000 on a study tour to the United States over Christmas. IMAGE DIGITALLY ALTERED Attorney-General John Elferink defended his $45,000 six-week Christmas holiday to the United States at taxpayer's expense on Tuesday, telling media and the public that they are far too "cynical".

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  2. Karate kids hit big timeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    Ana Majetic, 14, and Jessyka Hanson, 17, from Darwin PCYC Karate Club won gold and silver at the Australasian Karate Championships NORTHERN Territory schoolgirls Ana Majetic and Jessyka Hanson reached the top of their martial arts discipline earlier this month, claiming gold and silver at the Australasian Shotokan Karate Nationals on the Gold Coast. The shotokan-based not-for-profit karate organisation follows the original teachings of founder Gichin Funakoshi and the late Master Nakayama who preached the belief believe that the No.1 principle was "never forget that karate begins and ends with respect."

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  3. UK police have euthanasia doc in sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    Dr Nitschke, whose appeal against the suspension of his medical registration begins in the Northern Territory Supreme Court in Darwin on Wednesday, told the Herald Sun the Met had asked him for an interview, under caution. Dr Nitschke said he believed this followed a complaint about a workshop he ran in the United Kingdom in 2013.

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  4. Ried up to challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Border Mail

    Why else would he take on establishing three purpose-built grasscourts for Australia's Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Kazakhstan in the middle of Darwin's wet season. Ried, who is working as a Tennis Australia turf consultant, finished the construction phase last week and will return to the city fortnightly to ensure the courts are up to international standard when play starts on July 17. "Finding materials was difficult as most of the quarries are under water at this time of the year and obviously the threat of rain is always there.

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  5. APA Group, Duet Group, Jemena, Merlin Energy short-listed for NT pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    APA Group will line up against Duet Group, Jemena and Merlin Energy Australia to bid for the right to build a $900 million to $1.3 billion pipeline to connect the Northern Territory with the gas grid in the southern and eastern states. The four companies were shortlisted by the Northern Territory government from the 11 companies invited to make submissions for the North East Gas Interconnector project.

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  6. 4 of the Most Remote Vacation Spots on the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Switched

    Remember when you vacationed in Cape Cod and ran into Bob from accounting? And then, next year, when you vacationed in Myrtle Beach and ran into him again? Well, you might have a more serious problem, but you also might want to try going somewhere a little more remote to get away from it all. "All" meaning Bob and his ilk.

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  7. Surf's up on this NT riverRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A TOP End fishing charter group has caught on camera a rare event that sees a single large wave push hundreds of kilometres up a river. COMPETITION in tablets is about to step up a gear with Microsoft revealing a new model that is cheaper than the Apple iPad, lighter, and better connected.

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  8. Canberra's business leaders are pushing the government to prioritise...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

    Canberra's business community is pushing hard for a new convention centre, which for some ranks ahead of a tram as a priority for government spending. Canberra CBD chairman Emmanuel Notaras said on Tuesday that a new convention centre in the city would be a "game-changer" and should be built at the same time as the tram if not before.

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  9. Hidden Valley not safe after alleged rape of child: residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABC News

    Long-term residents at the Alice Springs town camp where a child was allegedly raped say they no longer feel safe in the community. Adam Giles has made a public commitment to sit down with Tangentyere Council .

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  10. Air Force 'considering' noise monitoring in Darwin after Joint Strike Fighter concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Air Force is considering temporary or permanent noise monitoring equipment at its Darwin base following concern from the public about the loudness of new F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin is located near the centre of the Northern Territory capital and at times this has caused friction with surrounding residents .

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  11. What the art world will lose with Aboriginal community closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crikey

    The manager of one of Australia's largest and most prestigious Aboriginal art centres has said it would be 'unimaginable' if one of the small homeland communities his art centre represents were to close. Paul Sweeney is manager of the Aboriginal-owned Papunya Tula Pty Ltd. established by artists of the seminal Papunya painting school in 1972.

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  12. Pride as Jessie's bravery salutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    MURDER victim Jicenta-Leigh Fullerton showed the kind of bravery which helped her overcome a life filled with battles until the very end. Now, the Quorn camel jockey - who lived with and constantly overcame a long list of health struggles - is being recognised for her greatest show of courage.

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  13. Stress cracks appear in thin blue lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    BUSH police are working to the point of exhaustion while officers in major centres such as Darwin are stressed and unwell because of a lack of numbers in the Northern Territory Police Force. And NT Police Association president Vince Kelly said the stress being experienced by Territory police was a direct result of the Government's failure to meet its election promise of 120 additional officers and policies like Temporary Beat Locations .

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  14. Silence from cops doesn't help kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    THE alleged rape of a seven-year-old Aboriginal girl in an Alice Springs town camp earlier this month has ignited a much-needed discussion within the Northern Territory. This week, Chief Minister Adam Giles criticised the NT media for not reporting the story like we would have if the victim had been "a blonde-haired, blue-eyed little girl".

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  15. Virgin lands first routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    A WATER canon salute welcomed Virgin Australia's inaugural Darwin-Alice Springs-Adelaide flight as it jetted into the Red Centre yesterday morning. "I have been in talks with Virgin Australia for some time about expanding their Territory footprint and I'm excited to see this become a reality," he said.

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  16. Musical electorate seat-rejigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Alison Anderson's seat of Namatjira is at risk in the CLP's plans to redistribute electorates. Picture: Justin Brierty However, the Giles Government wants to abolish Independent MP Alison Anderson's electorate of Namatjira, according to submissions made to the NT Electoral Commission.

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  17. Indigenous Affairs Minister faces angry protest in Alice SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion faced an angry protest by Indigenous organisations in Alice Springs over funding cuts today. In last year's budget, the Federal Government cut $500 million from Indigenous affairs, and redesigned Indigenous spending into five streams.

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  18. Labor, CLP at odds over proposal to scrap seat in central AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Both major parties in the Northern Territory have proposed scrapping a central Australia parliamentary seat and adding one to the Top End amid changing demographics. But Labor and the Country Liberals party disagree on which seat should be axed, while both the CLP parliamentary wing and the party executive have made two separate submissions with contrasting proposals.

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  19. Tidal bore smashes into boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Darwin Barra Crab fishing tours filmed this tidal bore hitting their boat on the Daly River in the Northern Territory. Courtesy: MultiRiver01 A FISHING charter group has caught on camera a rare event that sees a single wave push hundreds of kilometres up a river.

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  20. Central Australian melon farmer says the Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus is out of controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    Paul McLaughlin, who farms melons 380 kilometres north of Alice Springs, said the Northern Territory Government needed to act fast to define the management strategy given the eradication policy had failed . While Mr McLaughlin's Ali Curung property is remote, the Government has detected the virus 180 kilometres south in Ti Tree.

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