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Darwin Pride Festival’s 34th Birthday

Today marks the beginning of the 34th Darwin Pride Festival, four days of celebrating the Northern Territory’s LGBTQIA+ communities.

Destination Darwin to feature on national travel show Getaway

Channel Nine’s travel and lifestyle show Getaway have spent the past week in Darwin filming travel stories to air in early 2020. During the Darwin shoot Getaway presenter Lauren Phillips came face to face with the world’s largest reptile, diving in the Crocosaurus Cove’s Cage of Death, with the segment also featuring Crocosaurus Cove’s Big Croc Feed show and Fishing for Crocs activities.

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Top End Health Service committed to patient safety

With the inaugural World Patient Safety Day on Tuesday 17 September 2019, Top End Health Service is deeply committed to patient safety. TEHS Co-Director (Nursing) – Division of Women, Children & Youth Maureen Brittin said an escalation system for patients and their families to raise concerns about their own, or a family member’s care, had been rolled out across all Top End hospitals over the past year. “The escalation system titled ‘REACT’ encourages patients, carers and families to escalate their concerns and receive immediate feedback if they notice something is ‘not right’.”

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LOCATION: Fog Bay Road, MILNE

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Katherine East Area Plan Stage Two consultation complete

The NT Planning Commission has recently completed Stage Two of its stakeholder engagement on the draft Katherine East Area Plan.

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Smoky conditions – health alert

The bushfires currently burning in the Greater Darwin region and Top End have led to smoky conditions that may be a risk to people with respiratory ailments.

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Applications open for youth grants

The Department of Health is now accepting applications for funding through the 2020 Alcohol and Other Drugs Youth Grants Program.

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NT Sports Awards open for nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Northern Territory Sports Awards.

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Advice

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This message is to advise of increased smoke in area, further west of the main fire area.

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This fire has been downgraded from a Watch & Act to Advice. This will be the last message for today.

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Travelling these school holidays? Make sure your vaccinations are up to date

Territorians are being reminded to ensure they are fully immunised against measles before travelling over the school holiday period, as cases are currently present in Australia and much of the rest of the world.

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Entries open for Red CentreNATS 06

Car enthusiasts from across the country are being urged to get their entries in early for next year’s Red CentreNATS, with submissions now open for the 2020 event in Alice Springs from Friday, 4 September to Sunday, 6 September.

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LOCATION: Stuart Highway, ELSEY ALERT LEVEL: Advice - A fire has started in the area. Monitor the situation for changes.

Zoe Malone represents Northern Territory on national stage

The 2019 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Winner was announced at a gala event in Canberra yesterday evening, with Darwin woman Zoe Malone representing the Northern Territory as a finalist.

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Kids Stress Less conveys positive mental health messages to children

More than 630 local school children are expected to attend Kids Stress Less tomorrow in Alice Springs.

Box jellyfish in Territory coastal waters

As temperatures and humidity rise in the Top End, the Public Health Unit is reminding Territorians and visitors to be aware of increasing numbers of box jellyfish – or ‘stingers’ – in coastal waters.

Business event planners stampede into Alice Springs

The Alice Stampede, a joint familiarisation program between the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture’s Northern Territory Convention Bureau and the Alice Springs Convention Centre will be staged in Alice Springs from tomorrow, 12 September to Sunday 15 September 2019.

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Bruce Munro: Tropical Light – Local Businesses Develop New Tours

Local Darwin businesses have developed new Tropical Light tours ready for Bruce Munro’s city-wide exhibition which starts on 1 November 2019 and runs until 30 April 2020.