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Northern Territory

CountryAustralia
Established by NSW1825
Transferred to South Australia1862
Transferred to Commonwealth1911
Dissolved1927
Reformed1931
Responsible government1978
Capital and Largest cityDarwin
Administration17 local government areas
Government
TypeConstitutional monarchy
BodyNorthern Territory Government
AdministratorVicki O'Halloran
Chief MinisterMichael Gunner ( ALP )
Legislature Unicameral houseParliament of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly (25 seats)
JudiciarySupreme Court, Local Court
Federal representationParliament of Australia House seats 2/151, Senate seats 2 /76
Area
Total1,419,630 km 2 (548,120 sq mi)
Land1,347,791 km 2 (520,385 sq mi)
Water71,839 km 2 (27,737 sq mi)
Area rank3rd
Highest elevation ( Mount Zeil )1,531 m (5,023 ft)
Population (March 2021)
Total247,023
Rank8th
Density0.17/km 2 (0.45/sq mi)
Density rank8th
Demonym(s)Northern Territorian, Territorian
Time zoneUTC+9:30 ( ACST )
Postal codeNT
ISO 3166 codeAU-NT
GSP year2019-20
GSP (A$ million)$26,153 (8th)
GSP per capita$106,851 (2nd)
Websitewww .nt .gov .au
Symbols
MammalRed kangaroo ( Macropus rufus )
BirdWedge-tailed eagle ( Aquila audax )
FlowerSturt's desert rose ( Gossypium sturtianum )
ColourBlack, white, and ochre
Facebooknorthernterritoryaustralia

Covering greater than 1. 3 million km, around 17% of Australia's entire land mass, the Northern Territory is home to several of Australia's many alluring natural sensations: Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon and the magnificent Uluru or Ayres Rock.

While you can't fly straight to Alice Springs from exterior of Australia, it's very easy to take a linking flight from a lot of capital cities.

The devastation of old rock shelters was met with fury, which ultimately resulted in the removal of a number of senior executives, consisting of CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques, and can establish a precedent for future connections between Aboriginal groups and miners in the Northern Territory Despite the capacity for disharmony mining operations bring, the market is important.

The Territory has a first-rate source endowment with a few of Australia's largest deposits in non-ferrous metals, battery and high-technology minerals, fertiliser assets, gold and uranium, the Northern Territory Government states. Amongst the 6 major functional mines is Groote Eylandt, claimed to be the world's largest manganese mine supplying 15% of global demand, and the territory is home to one of the world's biggest deposits of zinc-lead at the McArthur River Mine. Talking to the media in very early December 2021, he said: We can't completely get rid of Covid from the community; we go to a point where Covid-zero no more exists as a technique or as a fact.

If evidence of that guarantee were needed, in mid-December Lucapa Diamond claimed its Merlin facility may generate 2. 1 million carat weights of diamond over its 14-year mine life, or about 153000 carat weights a year, making it the country's biggest industrial ruby mine.

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Covering even more than 1. 3 million km, around 17% of Australia's whole land mass, the Northern Territory is home to a few of Australia's many appealing natural phenomena: Alice Springs, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon and the spectacular Uluru or Ayres Rock.

The devastation of ancient rock sanctuaries was met with fury, which ultimately brought about the removal of several senior executives, including CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques, and could establish a precedent for future relationships in between Aboriginal groups and miners in the Northern Territory Despite the possibility for discord mining operations bring, the industry is essential.

The Territory has a first-rate resource endowment with some of Australia's largest deposits in non-ferrous steels, battery and high-technology minerals, fertilizer products, gold and uranium, the Northern Territory Government claims.

If proof of that promise were required, in mid-December Lucapa Diamond said its Merlin center may generate 2. 1 million carat weights of diamond over its 14-year mine life, or about 153000 carat weights a year, making it the nation's greatest commercial ruby mine.

The Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand extends its hottest many thanks to: The Hon. The pearling mothership the Sanyo Maru was a lifeline for hundreds of Japanese divers that ransacked waters off Arnhem Land in the late 1930s. This included trade, with some Japanese covering divers paying the Yolngu people to coastline their boats in secret island coves during large springtime tides when they could not work. The Sanyo Maru was the largest ship in the fleet and her staff of 20 provided products from its base in Micronesia and accumulated coverings for export back to Japan every fortnight. The tale of the Sanyo Maru and the artefacts located at the wreckage are presently on display in an event at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney.

Steinberg is previous president of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology and senior heritage officer for the NT Government.

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