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  Northern Territory, Top End and Red Centre - holiday bookings and reservations
The Top End of Australia's Northern Territory is one of the last remaining genuine outback regions where you can fully experience the awesome grandeur of nature first hand.
The modern multicultural city of Darwin, the Territory's capital, is the northern gateway to Australia.
It is the hub of Central Australia, making it the perfect base to your explorations of the region, it is rich with the culture and heritage of the Aboriginal people who have roamed the Territory for tens of thousands of years.
www.northernterritory.visitorsbureau.com.au   (382 words)

  
  Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863, and part of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
The Northern Territory was briefly one of the few places in the world with legal voluntary euthanasia, until the Federal Parliament overturned the legislation.
The territory is represented in the Commonwealth parliament by two members in the House of Representatives, currently Warren Snowdon for the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and David Tollner for the Country Liberal Party (CLP), and two members in the Senate, currently Trish Crossin for the ALP and Nigel Scullion for the CLP.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Territory   (1360 words)

  
 Darwin, Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Territory was initially settled and administered by South Australia, until its transfer to the Commonwealth in 1911.
Darwin is situated in the Northern Territory, on the coast of the Timor Sea at geographic coordinates 12°27′S 130°50′E.
While it has a number of campuses across the Northern Territory, its primary campus, where a large portion of the university's 19,000 students attend, is located in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Darwin,_Northern_Territory   (2347 words)

  
 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
Northern Territory adopted their flag on 1 July 1978 even though the Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911.
Northern Territory was administered by the Federal Government and used the National Coat of Arms.
The Wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax) was proclaimed as the territory's emblem in 1975.
www.angelfire.com /al2/Australia/NorthTer.html   (1237 words)

  
 Northern Territory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Australian aborigines represent nearly one fourth of the Northern Territory’s population and own the land of 15 reservations with a total area of 94,000 sq mi (243,460 sq km); the Arnhem Land preserve is the largest.
Northern Territory’s first settlement was established at Port Essington in 1824 in an attempt to forestall French colonization.
Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
www.bartleby.com /65/nr/NrthrnTer.html   (406 words)

  
 Floral Emblem of Northern Territory
The blazon of the armorial ensign [illust] assigned to the Northern Territory on 11 September 1978 and recorded in the College of Arms, London, states: 'Growing from a compartment comprising a grassy sandy mound Sturt's Desert Roses (Gossypium sturtianum)...
As the Northern Territory approached self-government, the appropriateness of a territorial flag was realised.
Stamps featuring Sturt's Desert Rose as the floral emblem of the Northern Territory were of three values, 2 cents [illust], 4 cents and 6 cents, issued on 1 October 1971, 27 April 1970 and 28 September 1970 respectively.
www.anbg.gov.au /emblems/nt.emblem.html   (973 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Australian Outback - Northern Territory Official Travel Site
Kakadu National Park, in Australia’s outback, the Northern Territory, is one of only a handful of World Hertitage sites to be listed for both its natural and cultural values.
Fishing in the Northern Territory is world class and there are many diverse fishing habitats on offer from lush billabongs, big tidal rivers, mangrove-lined estuaries, a scattering of islands and hundreds of kms of unspoilt coastline.
With an extraordinary amount of natural habitats and untouched wilderness, the Northern Territory is the perfect place for a bushwalking or trekking experience.
www.travelnt.com   (692 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Northern Territory
The Northern Territory, formerly Alexander Land, is that part of Australia bounded on the north by the ocean, on the south by South Australia, on the east by Queensland and on the west by Western Australia.
John McDouall Stuart, the pioneer explorer, and his successors declare that large tracts in the interior are suitable for the cultivation of cotton and the breeding of cattle, while the government officials at Port Darwin have grown spices, fibre plants, maize, and ceara rubber with great success.
Somewhat later the mission was confided to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Issoudun and established in 1906 as the Prefecture Apostolic of the Northern Territory.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11115a.htm   (607 words)

  
 Northern Territory holidays, travel, tours and vacations
Northern Territory travel involves long distances and roads are limited.
The northern end of the state, commonly known as the Top End, is dominated by wetlands at the foot of an escarpment.
The Northern Territory tourist body is active in promoting its tourism industry and while plenty of good accommodation is available, it is recommended that advance bookings are made, especially during the
www.austtravel.com.au /northern_territory.htm   (867 words)

  
 Northern Territory Australia, hotel & travel info by AUinfo
Northern Territory, an almost entirely tropical region apart from the 250Km or so south of Alice Springs, extends northwards for 1500Km from its border with South Australia to 'The Top End' and 800Km west from the Queensland border to Western Australia.
Although the Northern Territory is a beautiful majestic place, it can also be harsh and unforgiving since water and fuel may not be readily available and shade may be difficult to come by.
The Capital of The Northern Territory is Darwin which is the most northerly city in Australia.
www.auinfo.com /northern-territory.htm   (460 words)

  
 Northern Territory travel guide - Wikitravel
The Northern Territory is a mainly tropical region of Australia, with a substantial amount of desert areas and with a very small population.
There is a distinct 'wet' and 'dry' season, and thunderstorms and cyclones are not uncommon during the summer Wet (at which times average temperatures and humidity reach unbearable levels), so tourists are strongly advised to plan their travels carefully and to take full advantage of the more hospitable winter dry season between April and October.
Roads are sparse in the Northern Territory and much of the country is relatively inaccessible.
wikitravel.org /en/Northern_Territory   (436 words)

  
 Northern Territory Legislation
This database is the result of the combined efforts of the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel, the Legislative Assembly, the Department of Justice (formerly the Attorney-General's Department) and the Department of the Chief Minister.
Historical consolidations of Acts and subordinate legislation of the Northern Territory are available on the Northern Territory Legislation History database.
Bills introduced in the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory, and numbered Acts and subordinate legislation of the Northern Territory, are available on the Register of Legislation database.
notes.nt.gov.au /dcm/legislat/legislat.nsf?OpenDatabase   (375 words)

  
 Northern Territory (Australia)
At the hoist is a fl panel 1/3 the width of the flag, bearing 5 white stars in the constellation of the southern cross.
The seven petals and points (on a normally five-petalled flower) represent the six states of Australia and the Northern Territory, in a similar manner to the seven points of the Commonwealth star on the Australian national flag.
The flag was first raised on the Esplanade in Darwin, the capital city of the Territory, and acknowledged by a 19-gun salute as part of the ceremonies celebrating the grant of self-government on 1 July 1978.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/au-nt.html   (592 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Australia - Goway Travel
The Northern Territory is one of the world's most exciting frontiers.
AREA: The Northern Territory comprises 1/6 of Australia's land mass and is 1,346,200 km2 in area.
The easiest place to see Aboriginal culture is the Northern Territory, which has by far the greater number of sacred sites and ancient art.
www.goway.com /downunder/australia/nt   (865 words)

  
 WorldLII - Categories - Countries - Australia - Courts & Case-Law - Northern Territory
Decisions - Supreme Court of the Northern Territory 1986-
Supreme Court of the Northern Territory - Court of Appeal Decisions
Supreme Court of the Northern Territory - Court of Criminal Appeal Decisions
www.worldlii.org /catalog/21.html   (236 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Australian Outback - Northern Territory Official Travel Site
Australia's Northern Territory is renowned for its colorful characters.
It is one of the most sparsely settled environments on the planet and one of the last places on earth where ancient woodlands meet untouched beaches and even older desert dunes.
This is the outback of rugged landscapes and spirited places - where the pace of life winds back a notch, the scale of nature soothes your soul and even strangers have time to share a smile and a story or two.
www.travelnt.com /Default.aspx   (692 words)

  
 Northern Territory Vacations - Australia Vacations : Pleasant Holidays
Australia's Northern Territory is a timeless place of vast horizons, rainforests, red sand and grass plains.
Visitors to the region characterize a boat cruise on the waters of Katherine Gorge as a magical experience.
The 'Red Centre' of the Northern Territory is a land of majestic Outback, marked by cloudless skies, red earth, mysterious monoliths, and ancient mountain ranges.
www.pleasantholidays.com /PleasantHolidaysWeb/SubDestinationDisplayView.do?key_SubDestinationOID=code__.__NT&key_MainDestinationOID=code__.__AUS   (223 words)

  
 Northern Territory Travel Guide | Northern Territory Travel Information Guide
This colossal landscape, spanning land mass six times the size of the UK, sits more or less at the geographical heart of Australia and is also at the heart of its legacy.
The Northern Territory has immense historical significance to the Aborigines that inhabit the State, representing nearly one-fourth of its population.
The Northern Territory is as diverse as it is huge, comprising waterfalls and looming gorges, arid red desert and staggering outcroppings.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/country_guide.ehtml?o=206&NAV_guide_class=CountryGuide&NAV_Region=206   (291 words)

  
 Ozhorizons - A Travel Guide of The Northern Territory
The Northern Territory is truly a land of contrasts - from the beautiful arid centre, home to Ayres Rock to the tropical wildlife rich Kakadu and Litchfield Parks.
The Northern Territory is famous for its colourful characters and relaxed lifestyle.
The age of the resident population of the Territory is young in comparison to the rest of Australia and this adds to the energetic feel of the place - join in the fun!
www.ozhorizons.com.au /nt.htm   (369 words)

  
 Education in the Northern Territory - Department of Employment, Education and Training
The Middle Years is recognised as a distinct phase of schooling in the Territory.
To ensure a smooth transition between the primary and secondary years and improve secondary education outcomes, the Middle Years approach will be implemented in government schools.
The teacher recruitment campaign, launched in September 2004, aims to attract teachers to Territory schools and the establishment of the Teacher Registration Board will ensure a quality teaching force.
www.deet.nt.gov.au /education   (235 words)

  
 Northern Territory
represent nearly one fourth of the Northern Territory's population and own the land of 15 reservations with a total area of 94,000 sq mi (243,460 sq km); the
Groote Eylandt - Groote Eylandt [Du.,=large island], 950 sq mi (2,461 sq km), Northern Territory, N Australia.
Bathurst Island, Australia - Bathurst Island, c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), Northern Territory, N Australia, near Melville...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0835976.html   (454 words)

  
 Travel NT Australia Northern Territory tourist guide - Australian Tourism Net
Experience the unique lifestyle of Australia's northern most Capital Darwin and visit world heritage listed Kakadu National Park in the Top End.
The Territory is Australian outback at it's most memorable.
Climb Ayers Rock in the Red Centre shoot a roll at Devils Marbles or have a dance with the locals in a corroboree whilst enjoying a succulent witchety grub entree, the scope for adventure in this area is as limitless as the dreamtime.
www.atn.com.au /nt.htm   (128 words)

  
 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services
During the Dry Season, bushfires in the Top End are inevitable and the results can be frightening and devastating.
The Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services is a tri-service with an overarching vision to enhance community safety and protection through excellent policing, fire prevention and emergency response services to the community.
Dedicated police, firefighters, emergency service personnel and support staff work together and with the community across the Territory to reduce crime and protect the community from fires, other emergencies and disasters.
www.nt.gov.au /pfes   (241 words)

  
 Northern Territory Entry Point - www.gov.au
This website is a one-stop shop for information on the Northern Territory, including government services and news.
It's a must-visit for anyone intending to travel to the Territory, whether it's for a holiday or for business.
The site offers easy access to information on business and investment opportunities, living and working in the Northern Territory, events, festivals and major projects.
www.gov.au /sites/nt.html   (60 words)

  
 Home :: Tourism NT
Tourism NT is charged with the promotion and development of tourism in the Northern Territory.
Temporary Fishing Licence - The Federal Court recently made a decision affecting fishing in the Territory known as the 'Blue Mud Bay Case', which will see a temporary fishing licence and permit system introduced for some areas in the Northern Territory.
Tourism NT has appointed the AECgroup and Stanton Partners to develop a 5-year strategic plan for the Northern Territory Tourism Industry.
www.tourismnt.com.au   (238 words)

  
 Northern Territory Government
This weekend the Northern Territory celebrates the 10th hosting of the V8 Supercar event at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Raceway, The Skycity Triple Crown.
From June 22 to 24 spectators can enjoy three V8 Supercar Championship races as well as a full support program of racing events including the Porsche Carrera Cup, V8 Utes, Performance Cars, and Improved Production Cars.
The Northern Territory Government is providing free public transport to the venue via special Darwinbus services.
www.nt.gov.au   (108 words)

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