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AUSTRALIA is set for an out-there weekend of extreme weather with tropical cyclones, driving rain, baking heat and fire fears. An already scorching ... In the Top End, it's rain — not fire — residents need to watch out for with Cyclone Marcus expected to form off the Northern Territory coast by Friday night.
Darwin is in the direct line of a cyclone expected to form into a category 2 storm north of Australia on Friday. Residents of the Northern Territory capital city and across the Top End have been warned to prepare for Cyclone Marcus, which is predicted to make landfall overnight and hit Darwin in the early ...

The motorcycle which fatally collided with a car in Darwin's rural area overnight wasn't registered or fitted with a headlight, according to NT Police. Xavier Lengyel, 16, was riding along Leonino Road in Darwin River around 7.30pm yesterday when it's believed a car overtook another vehicle and crashed ...
A Darwin businessman who used a "confirmation of Aboriginality" certificate to obtain a $407,000 Indigenous grant, has had the document called into ... The money is awarded to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to grow their businesses to fulfil a need in the community and ...
A tropical cyclone is expected to form off Australia's north today and move above Western Australia's Kimberley region over the weekend. ... "We're working in very close collaboration, not just with the cyclone warning centre in Darwin, but also the various emergency agencies both in the NT and in WA," Mr ...
A heritage-listed Darwin tree that survived at least two devastating cyclones, the arrival of European settlers and a Japanese bombing has died, leaving just five listed trees in the Northern Territory city. The milkwood tree in downtown Darwin was given protection in 2006 as a rare example of the vegetation ...

Anyone who's stayed in Darwin long enough to venture out of its CBD will be familiar with the building sometimes colloquially referred to as the Acropolis — and sometimes, less kindly, as the Acrapolis. The immaculately shaped concrete panels and pillars suggest a grand vision evoking the elegant temple ...
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"There are plenty of pilots qualified to co-pilot," said Mike Higgins, CEO of the Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA). ... not showing up, it's been going on for the last six to 12 months," said Nhulunbuy resident David Suter, who had his flight from Darwin to Cairns via Gove cancelled on Sunday.
Northern Territory hunter Catherine Baker feels right at home running through the bush with her dogs Rose and Spider and catching a wild pig. And she is emerging as a leader in the Territory's hunting community. Ms Baker is keen to better educate people about ethical hunting. "There's a small minority of ...
Mr Lawless believes Darwin's housing downturn is "entrenched", and has fallen by 21.5 per cent since May 2014. But there is a silver lining for the Northern Territory capital. "The substantial fall in values relative to rents has pushed Darwin rental yields to their highest level since July 2015," Mr Lawless said.
“And we'll be celebrating some of our finest homegrown talent on New Year's Eve with South Australian acts that range from electronic, blues and soul, indie pop, and ... Darwin Waterfront will again play host to the biggest fireworks show in town, beginning at 9pm for the kids before the midnight finale.
The ABC can reveal RAAF Base Darwin was placed on a "short period" of heightened alert, while over 100 Russian personnel and several aircraft were stationed ... In a statement to the ABC, Australia's Defence Department said "the ADF maintains appropriate levels of readiness and posture to respond to ...
The Northern Territory Ombudsman is investigating NT Police's use of capsicum spray after a 25-year-old woman claimed the device was used to break up a non-violent argument outside a Darwin nightclub at the weekend. Mali Page told the ABC she and her friends were leaving Opium nightclub at ...
A Darwin woman has explained how bystanders were badly hurt when Northern Territory police officers pepper sprayed a large group of people outside a nightclub at the weekend. Mali Page, 25 ... In a statement, NT Police confirmed it had received complaints about the use of capsicum spray on that night.
Flight prices are often cited as a key deterrent to settling down in the Northern Territory, where airfares can cost interstate travellers hundreds of dollars more than east coast flights of the same distance. Mr Gosling, who worked to ensure the inquiry would visit Darwin, told ABC Radio Darwin's Richard ...
CENTURIES-old heatwave records have been shattered all over Australia in the past week as cities from Hobart to Sydney have been hit by prolonged ... architecture at the University of NSW, is working on a project, funded by the NT Government, to study how Darwin's heat can be given the heave-ho.


 

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