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Styles, Peter


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Northern Territory Government

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Sanderson Electorate


Newsletter, August 2016

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Peter Styles, Minister Legislative Assembly.



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Daly NewsSanderson News FIND ME ON FACEBOOK facebook.com/PeterStylesMLA PETER STYLES MLA Member for Sanderson Shop 4, Northlakes Shopping Centre PO Box 620 Karama NT 0813 Tel: 08 8999 6781 Fax: 08 8945 1769 Email: electorate.sanderson@nt.gov.au Up-coming Events Exercise Pitch Black 2016 Open Day Saturday 13 August 2016, 9am to 3pm RAAF Base, Darwin NT Thunder vs Sydney Swans Saturday 13 August 2016, 6.30pm TIO Stadium, Marrara Tropical Garden Fair Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August 2016, 10am to 4pm George Brown Botanic Gardens Anula Primary School Fair Saturday 27 August 2016, 11am-3pm Anula Primary School, Anula Free movie under the stars Hero 6 (PG) Saturday 27 August 2016, 7pm Darwin Waterfront 20th Barrio Fiesta Saturday 3 September and Sunday 4 September 2016 1pm til late Filipino Community Centre, 4 Batten Road, Marrara MOBILE OFFICE Sunday Brunch Sun 7 August 2 016 Wulagi Shops Sun 14 August 2016 Wagaman Shops Sun 21 August 2016 Anula Shops MOBILE OFFICE Saturday @ the Shops Sat 6 August 2 016 Northlakes Shop s Sat 13 August 2016 Anula Shops Sat 20 August 2016 Wulagi Shops The NT Government has delivered on its commitment to reduce flood risks in Darwin with flood mitigation works progressing at the Marrara Triangle Flood Detention Basin. The Darwin Flood Mitigation Committee took account of information and community feedback and has implemented a works plan for the Rapid Creek Catchment to an estimated total value of $11.8 million that included: The construction of a detention basin at the corner of Henry Wrigley Drive and McMillan Road to hold flood waters in a large flood events. Flood proofing assessments and works in affected homes to reduce the impact of flooding and sewerage contamination in homes. MILLION DOLLAR FISH The second season of Million Dollar Fish will have even more prize hooks to lure anglers and promote tourism in the Top End. Registrations have opened for the competition to begin on October 1 when 101 barramundi will be tagged and released at fishing locations across the Northern Territory. One will carry a million-dollar prize tag and the other 100 fish will be worth $10,000 each if caught. An extra $160,000 of bonus prizes will also be awarded, making one of Australias richest fishing competitions even richer. Happy Fishing! SENIORS MONTH Seniors Month is held in August each year and is a fantastic month for older people in the Northern Territory. It is a great opportunity to celebrate the positive aspects of ageing. Seniors Month activities are aimed at encouraging older people to have a healthy lifestyle, become involved in a new activity, connect to the community and to create opportunities for continued involvement in activities. Seniors Month activities are at www.nt.gov.au/community/seniors Darwin flood mitigation works progress at Marrara Basin Power and Water Corporation to fund and install back-flow prevention devices to all properties at risk of sewerage contamination in Millner. The NT Government remains committed to reducing the risk of flooding in Darwin by implementing the measures outlined by the Darwin Flood Mitigation Committee to improve community safety and limit the damage, disruption and costs associated with major flood events. Register NOW for the Darwin Relay For Life September 16 - 17, 2016 Relay For Life is an amazing event that gives the community the chance to celebrate cancer survivors and their carers, remember loved ones lostand fight back against a disease that affects too many. Cancer Council NT is committed to reducing the impacts of cancer for all Territorians, we do this by offering support, education and information to anyone affected by cancer and we can only continue our work with the support of the community. To register your team today and kick off your fundraising- visit www. relayforlife.org.au/get-involved/ register

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