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NT Out and About Series: Showcasing the NT as a Foodie and Unique Events Destination

The Territory Labor Government is continuing to invest in festivals and events across the Territory, recognising their importance to liveability, tourism, and local jobs. 

Commencing this week to coincide with the start of the Easter in the Alice event, a special seven part series NT Out and About will air on Channel 9 and Imparja featuring the Territory’s unique events and foodie tourism highlights.

The series is part of the Territory Labor Government’s Turbocharging Tourism activity and aims to increase intra-territory travel and encourage Territorians and their visiting friends and relatives to explore and try our great food and beautiful backyard and become advocates of the Territory’s wonderful food and travel experiences.

Filmed on location across the Territory’s key tourism destinations, the series is hosted by NT local and now national ABC radio presenter Shannon Byrne and encourages Territorians to book a holiday at home. 

Featured events include:

Central Australia 

Top End

Food operators include:

Central Australia

Top End

Quotes from Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss:

“The NT Out and About promotion is a great way to remind Territorians about the wonderful events we have in our own backyard.

“The Territory hosts some of Australia’s most iconic festivals and events and this is a great way to spread the word and encourage friends and family to visit.

“It’s also a great promotion for our regional destinations, encouraging regional dispersal to deliver economic benefits and supporting local jobs in the tourism and hospitality sectors.”

Quote from Sponsor and Promotor of Outback Cycling Easter in the Alice, Clark Petrick:

“I’m really excited to see the Outback Cycling Easter in the Alice event promoted as part of this tourism campaign.

“This is a race event that locals love. I’m sure the series will get people thinking about the event, excited.”

Media Contact: Trish Grimshaw 0401 119 242

Link to 30 second snippet of series 1: