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Hiker rescued by police while completing iconic NT trail

The man was rescued when hiking the Larapinta Trail, following a spate of emergency rescue operations in the area.

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Aviation

All in a days work: Qantas zeroes in on emissions, announces new CMO and launches shortest international flight

Travel Weekly also announced a carbon neutrality plan, though it mainly involves strapping solar panels to our office dog and hoping we can convince the intern to stand outside with her for a few hours a day.

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Wholesalers

AAT Kings & Inspiring Journeys teams up with Tourism NT to champion top end travel

Just in case your clients need a reminder of all the far out experiences the Northern Territory has to offer, spark their curiosity with the sneaky little discount in this article.

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Cruise

Northern Territory lifts restrictions on key cruise market

Australia’s top end is set to more than double its cruise ship capacity cap, but one major line says it’s time the federal government stepped up.

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Aviation

Qantas extends Darwin stopovers on London route, announces new NT jet base

Qantas appears to be taking its relationship with Darwin to the next level. That’s right, we’re talking BFF status complete with handwoven friendship bracelets, reading each other’s diaries, the works.

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Tourism

Tourism NT’s new ‘Seek Different’ campaign encourages Aussies to reunite

The newest NT Tourism campaign is designed to get Aussies excited about reuniting with family, so best to get a box of tissues ready before watching.

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Destinations

Western Australia slams NT border shut, rolls out new app in preparation for reopening

WA seem to be where every other state was in 2020 while the rest of us stock up on Hydralyte and Panadol as our phones explode with casual contact alerts.

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Tourism

Updated travel requirements: here’s everything you need to know

Over the holiday period, Omicron changed the travel game. So here’s what Aussies need to know for domestic and international jaunts.

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News

Restrictions lifted in NT as QLD hits 80 per cent vax target and Omicron reaches two more states

by Ali Coulton

There’s much to celebrate in Australia today, with (nearly) all Aussie states having reached 80 per cent double vaxxed rates, despite Omicron continuing to spread like the Blob.

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Destinations

Tourism NT becomes first Aussie tourism body to offer vaccine incentive

The NT has emerged from the pack of local tourism bodies with its own vax campaign to the tune of $5 million.

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Destinations

Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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Aviation

“I was on the brink”: Man tells court he breached SA’s COVID restrictions to “urgently” use airport toilet

The NT man pleaded guilty to breaking travel restrictions, explaining he had eaten All-Bran with skim milk for breakfast, and that he was worried he was going to “soil” his pants.

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