Developing the Top End - July 2016

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Free WiFi now available in Kakadu

Tourists visiting Kakadu National Park can now share trip highlights with family and friends easily, with a free WiFi network activated at the Gunlom day use area.

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Energy efficiency program wins national award

A trial program to educate more than 500 residents throughout East Arnhem Land on the benefits of using power and water more efficiently has won a national award for its contributions.

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Land and water suitability assessment focused on Wadeye

Stage one of the Land and Water Suitability Assessment Program commenced last month in Wadeye. The program involves detailed soil and land suitability mapping, with ground and surface water investigations. The information will help inform the community about development opportunities.

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StudyNT supports the 2016 Council of International Students Australia National Conference

On Wednesday 6 July, 120 international students and 30 university, government and business representatives were welcomed to the official opening of the 2016 Council of International Students Australia (CISA) national conference.

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Students set sail with new Maritime Training

Students at Casuarina Senior College, Nhulunbuy High School and Milingimbi School have taken their learning to the water, with boats as their newest classroom.

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Baseline Weed Survey at Goodall Legacy Mine

The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy (DME) awarded a tender to local company EcOz Pty Ltd to conduct a baseline weed survey of the Goodall Legacy Mine site and surrounds.

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NT WorkSafe is kicking goals in the Katherine region

The message of safety at work is heading to the Katherine region as NT WorkSafe takes up naming rights sponsorship of the Big Rivers Football League (BRFL) for the next three years.

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Honouring our wartime history

The contribution of Indigenous Australians to the defence of Darwin has been commemorated through the unveiling of a statue at Wurrumiyanga.

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Public art conveys important message at Casuarina Coastal Reserve

The first of two new art sculptures has been installed at Casuarina Coastal Reserve as part of the reserves capital works project.

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Shepherdson reigns supreme in sports clash

Shepherdson College has emerged as the clear winner of the recent Arnhem Sports Competition at Galiwin’ku.