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30 May 2018

Touchdown: Darwin welcomes inaugural Donghai Airlines flight

It’s an exciting day for the Territory, with the first non-stop Donghai Airlines flight to touchdown in Darwin, direct from Shenzhen, China.

Following a formal ceremony at the Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport with Minister for Tourism and Culture, Donghai Airlines Chairman Mr Huang Chubiao and President Mr Yang Jianhong and a performance by the Territory’s own award winning Aboriginal dance stars Djuki Mala, the new airline service was welcomed to Darwin International Airport with a traditional water cannon salute.

Read the full media release on Touchdown: Darwin welcomes inaugural Donghai Airlines flight.

16 May 2018

NAIF makes its first investment in the Northern Territory

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s first investment in the Northern Territory will help expansion of an aquaculture business, creating regional jobs and helping meet increased demand for seafood.

Australian Government Minister for Resources and Northern Australia today welcomed the NAIF board’s first investment in the Northern Territory to Humpty Doo Barramundi.

Read the full media release on NAIF makes its first investment in the Northern Territory.

15 May 2018

2018 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia has formally released the 2018 offshore petroleum exploration areas at the annual APPEA Conference in Adelaide.

The Australian Government's annual release of offshore petroleum exploration acreage encourages investment and contributes to the responsible development of Australia's oil and gas resources.

Read the full media release on 2018 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release.

10 May 2018

New data reveals potential copper 'hot spots' in Northern Australia

Potential copper 'hot-spots' in an area on the Queensland-Northern Territory border are revealed in new data released by the Australian Government today.

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia said these locations were contained in the latest Northern Australian Geochemical Survey (NAGS) data.

Read the full media release on new data reveals potential copper 'hot spots' in Northern Australia.

2 May 2018

Government plans to remove Gove wharf

The old government wharf at Nhulunbuy will be removed to open new opportunities for economic redevelopment, the Treasurer has announced.

As part of yesterday’s Budget, the Treasurer, who is also the Minister for Infrastructure, said $1.6 million had been set aside for the removal.

Read the full article on government plans to remove Gove wharf.

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