Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 5)

Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Northern Territory government to close Don Dale detention centre in three monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  2. Darwin fools with the best laid planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    White society invariably living somewhere else has always decided what was best for the Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory. They took away their children, decided they were better off without missionaries, stopped them living in remote communities, and sent in the army.

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  3. These backpackers wanted to see Australia. InsteadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KBMT

    OCTOBER 15: Backpacker from Germany loads her backpack into a hired "Wicked" van before setting off for the outback October 14, 2005 in Darwin, Australia. SYDNEY - The popular program is promoted as a cultural exchange: Young and adventurous travelers can experience Australia's wild outback, while farmers gain much needed agricultural labor.

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  4. 'Disturbing on many levels': Royal Commission into youth detention hands down final reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  5. NT same-sex wedding industry set to boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Mercury

    WHILE same-sex couples celebrate the results of the marriage law survey, businesses throughout the Top End are also gearing up for a boost WHILE same-sex couples celebrate the results of the marriage law survey, businesses throughout the Top End are also gearing up for a boost. Those working in the wedding industry are preparing for what is expected to be an extremely busy 2018, with the possibility of same-sex marriage being legalised before Christmas.

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  6. Darwin Convention Centre Wins NT Brolga Award for Best Business Events VenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Exhibitor Online

    The Darwin Convention Centre won the Business Event Venues category for the 2017 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the highest accolade in the Northern Territory tourism industry. The awards ceremony took place on Saturday 11 November in Alice Springs, where the industry's leading tourism businesses and individuals were competing for recognition across 27 categories.

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  7. Gay marriage vote boosts drag debutantesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Yahoo!

    She's ferocious, she's classy, she's gay - and knowing the majority of Australians support her will help a Darwin drag queen get on stage for the first time. Ricky Borg has been a dancer at Darwin's gay nightclub, Throb, for more than a decade but on Friday night his alter ego, Ferocia Coutura, will make her world debut.

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  8. Perth firm beefs up Thailand exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Thai cattle farmer Montree Boriban, Austhai Capital chief executive Brendon Barnes, Thai feedlot managing director Nalinrat Potikam, Thailand Agriculture Development Council's Somsak Kunngern and ASEAN Beef Association's Preecha Raungvichathorn toured WA and the Northern Territory. Picture: Paul Bartle West Australian grain and cattle could play a pivotal role in Thailand's plan to become the biggest exporter of red meat to China.

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  9. How did the NT's youth detention and child protection systems break so badly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | ABC News

    On a Monday night in July last year, the country's collective conscience was rattled by the ABC's Four Corners report, Australia's Shame. Two images will stick in the minds of many: six boys being tear-gassed in the confined back cells of Darwin's Don Dale youth detention centre, and a young man sitting alone and restrained in a mechanical chair with a spit hood covering his face.

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  10. Cardiologist takes out NT's top honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | ABC News

    A doctor championing the fight against the scourge of rheumatic heart disease in the Northern Territory has been named the Northern Territory's Australian of the year. When Bo Remenyi fled Hungary as a political refugee and started school in Australia, she couldn't speak the language but since then, her education and hard work has been saving lives.

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  11. Why the NT had Australia's lowest turnout rate in the SSM surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | ABC News

    There were tears, cheers, and celebrations in Darwin as supporters of the Yes campaign learnt the result they had been hoping for. For May Dunlop, 34, and Lisa Menchetti, 42, the announcement means a better future for their two children Grace and Zac.

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  12. Darwinites go 'roo crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S not every day the entire Australian national rugby league team visits the Top End, so it's no surprise that Darwinites turned out in force for a chance to see their favourite players A local league fan poses for a photo with Aaron Woods during Monday's signing session with the Australian rugby league team at the Smith Street mall in Darwin. Picture: JUSTIN KENNEDY IT'S not every day the entire Australian national rugby league team visits the Top End, so it's no surprise that Darwinites turned out in force for a chance to see their favourite players.

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  13. Incredible moment a snake's heart beats OUTSIDE its bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Incredible moment an injured snake's heart beats OUTSIDE its body - before a skilled vet stitched up the wound and miraculously saves the creature's life An unfortunate brown tree snake has had a close brush with death, leaving her with a wound so severe that her heart was beating outside her body for several hours. A reptile carer and vet nurse found the wounded creature in Marlow's Lagoon in the Northern Territory and brought her into the Wildlife Rescue Darwin centre on Sunday afternoon.

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  14. it's Almost Over: How SSM result will unfold this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    USUALLY, he tries to keep a low profile, but on Wednesday all eyes will be on this economist in Canberra. Now that the voting on same-sex marriage has closed, we await the result on Wednesday 15 November and what that results will mean for Australia.

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  15. Melbourne Cup punters placed record 850 bets a second on most popular appRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    And in Darwin, far from the rails at Flemington Racecourse, a data room full of powerful computers was processing a truly staggering volume of bets from punters far and wide. Right before the Melbourne Cup, between 2.55pm and 3pm, "that's when the beads of sweat start forming," says Simon Noonan, chief information officer at the nation's biggest online bookmaker, Sportsbet.

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  16. Tourism stalwarts bag a big bunch of BrolgasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Mercury

    Curtin Springs were the big winners at the 2017 Brolga Awards taking out several categories including Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism Excellence Curtin Springs were the big winners at the 2017 Brolga Awards taking out several categories including Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism Excellence. PICTURE: Tourism NT Curtin Springs was the big winner at the Brolga Awards, taking out Best Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism A Excellence.

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  17. Meningococcal quad vaccine to be introduced in NTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | ABC News

    The meningococcal vaccine schedule in the Northern Territory is set to change in the wake of the recent death of a child in Darwin and an outbreak of the potentially fatal infectious disease in Central Australia. From December 2017, a new so-called quad vaccine - which protects against the A,C,Y and W strains of meningococcal disease - will replace the current vaccine for the C strain, according to NT Minister for Health Natasha Fyles.

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  18. Sister Anne Gardiner criticises Uluru Statement handling, urges Australians to do moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | ABC News

    Outgoing Senior Australian of the Year Sister Anne Gardiner has urged non-Indigenous people to do more to open lines of communication with their Indigenous compatriots. She has told an audience in Darwin that non-Indigenous people needed to do more to listen to their Indigenous compatriots.

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  19. Pressure grows to add meningococcal B to immunisation scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | ABC News

    Pressure is mounting to fund a vaccine for meningococcal disease B strain after a new medical study showed increasing numbers of people were contracting the condition. For the past 15 years, the number of cases of meningococcal B have been dropping in Australia.

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  20. Secret recording delays NT fracking inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | ABC News

    The final report into hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory has been delayed by three months, after an Indigenous community in the resource-rich Beetaloo Basin was "pushed" to consider the benefits of fracking during a community consultation. In August, residents in the remote community of Elliot, 700km south of Darwin, recorded a consultation session in which they were repeatedly asked to consider asking for new houses, a cattle station, cultural centre and supermarket.

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