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Pyndan Camel Tracks, Northern Territory, Australia

Budget 2017

Budget 2017 enhances the Territory lifestyle and promotes tourism by investing in events, sports, the arts and our world-class parks. Highlights to enhance the Territory lifestyle, attract tourists and investment include:

  • $100 million to begin revitalising Darwin’s CBD commencing with State Square, including a Fine Art Gallery
  • $50 million for a Museum of the Northern Territory at Myilly Point
  • $20 million for Alice Springs CBD
  • $43 million for tourism marketing, including business events, aviation route development, investment attraction, strategic product initiatives and visitor information services
  • $10 million to commence the luxury hotel development
  • $9 million additional funding for repairs and maintenance of parks, arts, sporting and heritage assets
  • $10 million over four years for infrastructure development within Nitmiluk National Park
  • $2.3 million to establish an Alcoota  Mega Fauna exhibition

View the Lifestyle and Tourism budget plan here

Download the factsheet

View the Budget 2017 media release here