First Smart Cities funding announced

Darwin to get ‘switched on’ The Australian Government has made its first grants under its Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. The grants are to Darwin to ‘switch on’ the city, and to a number of smaller projects in Perth. The program, announced in March 2017 has earmarked $50 million for projects across Australia, with 40 […]

NBN reaches outskirts of Darwin

By Paul Hemsley The outskirts of Darwin have become the latest areas to be connected to the National Broadband Network’s (NBN) fixed wireless infrastructure to provide internet services to people who previously had limited access to high-speed broadband or were confined to using technology such as dial-up or broadband over the mobile network. The rollout […]

NT Police to increase CCTV presence

By Lilia Guan   NT Police are in the planning stages of expanding CCTV into smaller suburbs and filling blind spots in existing areas.   Shane Moten, system administrator at joint emergency services communications centre, NT Police, said CCTV has enabled them to provide another level of policing.   “The benefits are in incident detection […]

Darwin tackles alcohol fuelled violence

By Lilia Guan Darwin City Council has welcomed a Northern Territory Government initiative to stamp out alcohol fuelled violence and crime. Communities within Darwin and Palmerston were encouraged on Tuesday to add their voices to the NT Government’s Alcohol Management Plan (APM). Launched in early September, the AMP was designed to help the community work with […]


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