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Northern Territory

Federal territory of Australia

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The Northern Territory is an Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia. It shares borders with Western Australia to the west, South Australia to the south, and Queensland to the east. To the north, the territory looks out to the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria, including Western New Guinea and other Indonesian islands. The NT covers 1,349,129 square kilometres (520,902Β sqΒ mi), making it the third-largest Australian federal division, and the 11th-largest country subdivision in the world. It is sparsely populated, with a population of only 246,700, making it the least-populous of Australia's eight states and major territories, with fewer than half as many people as Tasmania.

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Friends of Mehali Anastasios Pastrikos, seven, one of two people killed in a car crash in Darwin, are raising funds to help his young parents pay funeral costs.
Credit: SBS - Published 22 hours ago

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More than half of the Northern Territory will be open to fracking for gas under government plans released on Friday with drilling due to start in July.
Credit: SBS - Published 23 hours ago

A pilot and two park rangers have survived a helicopter crash while culling feral animals from the air in the Northern Territory's Kakadu National Park.
Credit: SBS - Published 3 days ago

Labor's Warren Snowdon has claimed victory in his Northern Territory seat of Lingiari on Monday morning.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

A meteor lit up the Northern Territory outback overnight with a brilliant white light seen in Alice Springs and 500 kilometres north in Tennant Creek.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Labor's Warren Snowdon has claimed victory in his Northern Territory seat of Lingiari on Monday morning.
Credit: SBS - Published 5 days ago

Sleeping under the stars on a Darwin street, Paula Roberts dreams of her own home. The former teaching assistant and grandmother of twelve says she could afford..
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Labor looks to have held the Northern Territory's two seats, but Bill Shorten had promised more funding for projects in the Territory than the Coalition.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Labor has held on to its only two seats in the Northern Territory with reduced margins, in a slight surprise given the party's unexpected overall polls loss.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

Labor has held on to the Darwin seat of Solomon and is likely to hold on to the Northern Territory's other seat or Lingiari.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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