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Monday July 16, 2018

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NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power
Energy
Tuesday July 25 2017

NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power

The Northern Territory government has installed more than 10,000 solar panels across 10 remote Aboriginal communities in a bid to provide a more secure energy supply...

$800m Northern Gas Pipeline Gets ‘Go Ahead’
Infrastructure
Thursday May 4 2017

$800m Northern Gas Pipeline Gets ‘Go Ahead’

The Northern Territory government has given the $800m Northern Gas Pipeline project the green light after granting a construction license.

NT Government Backflips on Tradie Scheme
Business
Tuesday February 7 2017

NT Government Backflips on Tradie Scheme

The Northern Territory government has reinstated a popular tradies scheme in a stunning policy backflip after months of rejecting the need for it.

Controversial NT Port Gets Green Light
Infrastructure
Monday December 19 2016

Controversial NT Port Gets Green Light

A major offshore oil and gas hub in the Northern Territory has been cleared to operate a second time without an environmental impact assessment.

Fracking Halted in the Northern Territory
Energy
Thursday September 15 2016

Fracking Halted in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory government has imposed a moratorium on fracking while it conducts an independent inquiry.

Ichthys Delays Hit UGL Hard
Business
Tuesday June 7 2016

Ichthys Delays Hit UGL Hard

UGL shares have lost a third of their value after the engineering firm said it may face a $200 million provision due to delays on the...

NT Construction Leader Slams Building Regulation Report
Business
Thursday March 3 2016

NT Construction Leader Slams Building Regulation Report

A leader in the Northern Territory’s construction sector has slammed a report into building regulation within the territory, describing the report as a ‘desktop exercise’ and...

NT Emerges as a Model for Building Industry Regulation
Business
Thursday November 19 2015

NT Emerges as a Model for Building Industry Regulation

Proposed reforms to building industry regulation in the Northern Territory are sensible and should serve as a model for all other states to follow, a key...

NT Govt Lifts 90-metre Height Restriction for Darwin Buildings
Zoning
Thursday August 6 2015

NT Govt Lifts 90-metre Height Restriction for Darwin Buildings

The restriction was in place because of the Australian Defence Force's concerns about tall buildings in Darwin interfering with aircraft taking off from the nearby Air...

Infrastructure
Feb 28 2018
Territory on Track for Record Infrastructure Spend

NT Government: Treasurer Nicole Manison today re-confirmed that the Territory Labor Government’s number priority is jobs, with a $1.75 billion job-creating cash budget for 2017/18.

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Mining
Jan 23 2018
Industry Groups Call for Fracking in NT

Lifting a ban on fracking in the Northern Territory would be welcomed by consumers as a move to help put a lid on future gas prices,...

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