Developing the Top End - December 2016

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Enough’s Enough

Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) in partnership with the Motor Accidents Compensation Commission (MACC) has launched a hard hitting campaign aimed at saving Territory lives.

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Trauma centre shares innovation with the world

The innovation and capability of Australia’s National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC) has been shared with more than 300 representatives from 65 countries.

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Indigenous engagement the key to Arnhem Land survey

Geologists from the Northern Territory Geological Survey recently returned from two weeks in East Arnhem Land, a trip made possible by the support of Traditional Owners.

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Palmerston Regional Hospital main building now complete

The main building structure of the new $170 million Palmerston Regional Hospital is now complete, just over 12 months since construction commenced.

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Sharing a slice of the Christmas spirit

‘Tis the season to indulge in all things festive and nothing says Christmas like the beginning of the Department of Housing and Community Development’s annual delivery of Lions Christmas cakes.

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Energy savings in Arnhem Land celebrated on national stage

The Manymak Energy Efficiency Project has been awarded the Sustainable and Resilient Communities award at the Banksia Awards, which celebrate Australian sustainability initiatives.

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NADT welcome special guest

Northern Australia Development and Trade office last month welcomed the acting United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Australia, James Curuso.

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Sentinel Banana Plants across the Top End

The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program is currently distributing sentinel banana plants in the Greater Darwin Area.

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First Aboriginal video interpreting service launched

In November the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) launched the first on-demand Aboriginal video interpreting service in Australia.

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Improved flood immunity on Victoria Highway

Upgrades to deliver a 1-in-50 year flood immunity level to the Saddle Creek Bridge Crossing on the Victoria Highway have been completed.