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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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4 DEPARTMENT OF THE CHIEF MINISTER A B O U T O U R D EP A R TM EN T THE YEAR AT A GLANCE 2003-2004 1 July 2003 The Territory celebrates 25 years of self government with fireworks and community activities. 11-12 July 2003 Bass in the Grass concerts held in Darwin and Alice Springs to provide young Territorians with access to popular music entertainment. 14 July 2003 Community Cabinet returns to Katherine 6 August 2003 The Chief Minister leads an investment mission to Sydney to promote the Territory as a good place to live, work and invest. The first of a series of missions leads to increased awareness of the opportunities available in the Territory. 11 August 2003 Chief Minister announces proposed $600 million Darwin City Waterfront Redevelopment and Convention Centre project. 14 August 2003 The first customer signs up for the Darwin Business Park, with a $10 million investment from Toll Holdings. 22 August 2003 Community Cabinets first visit to Groote Eylandt 31 August 2003 Chief Minister leads a delegation to Greece to foster education and trade links. 19 September 2003 Community Cabinet returns to Alice Springs 25 September 2003 Tracklaying for the AustralAsia Railway is completed with the final rails laid down at East Arm Port. 16 October 2003 Alcan announces joint venture for proposed $1.5 billion Gove expansion feasibility study. 17 October 2003 Launch of 2004 Tribute to Territory Women, an annual award recognising the contributions of selected women to the Northern Territory. 22 October 2003 Chief Minister leads investment campaign to Queensland. 24 October 2003 Community Cabinets first visit to Maningrida. 27 October 2003 Community Cabinet Womens Forum held for the first time in Maningrida in conjunction with Community Cabinet. All Community Cabinets since then have included a Womens Forum. 29 October 2003 Chief Minister names interim board for Desert Knowledge Australia. 9 November 2003 Chief Minister announces plans for Daly Region and establishes Daly Region Community Reference Group.