Parties vow to cut emissions while supporting NT fracking. Is that possible?

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.

Opportunity beckons as flesh-eating crocodiles used to fight flesh-eating bacteria

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.

Why doesn’t the world’s oldest living culture attract more tourists?

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.

Darwin’s underground power project restarts but could take 30 years to finish

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.

NT Government spruiks offer to underwrite loans for major projects to big four banks

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.