A national safety regulator has renewed calls made 16 years ago for more runways lights at the Darwin Airport after a passenger plane veered off the runway — but operators have declined to say whether they will take the advice on board.
The environment and energy have emerged as two of the biggest issues ahead of Saturday's federal election. While that has seen the spotlight shone on Adani's proposed Carmichael Coal Mine, another sector evolving in the Northern Territory has flown quietly under the public's radar.
As researchers around the world look into the antibacterial properties of crocodile blood, one expert is calling on the Northern Territory to reach for a foothold in an emerging medical industry.
Juergen Zimmermann believes electric cars have a huge future in regional Australia, despite the limited range of current models, and Australia's chief scientist says they are a certainty.
Thousands of years before the first stone was cut for the Pyramids of Giza or Olympians competed on the tracks of ancient Greece, Jamie Brooks' ancestors were painting rocks near the Katherine River. Yet only 15 per cent of domestic tourists experienced his culture during trips to the Territory.
A year after Cyclone Marcus, which left almost 30,000 residents without power, the NT Government has finally taken a decades-old program off ice — announcing it would move the power supply of nine Darwin schools underground.
The hundreds of millions promised to Kakadu National Park by both major parties is unlikely to create immediate demand for more flights to Darwin, Qantas Domestic chief executive Andrew David says.
The aircraft under global scrutiny following two horrific plane crashes will no longer fly to Darwin and Cairns, after SilkAir grounded its fleet today.
The aircraft under global scrutiny following two horrific plane crashes is continuing to fly into Australian capitals despite other countries grounding it and a federal regulator demanding design changes to the model.
Despite the Territory's recent budget woes, Chief Minister Michael Gunner's Government will offer to act as guarantors for large-scale projects in the Top End to help drive investment in the region during a series of meetings starting on Thursday.