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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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5ANNUAL REPORT 2003 - 2004 A B O U T O U R D EPA R TM EN T 10 November 2003 Swire Shipping begins new Darwin-Singapore service. 10 November 2003 Chief Minister leads Investment Campaign to Melbourne and Adelaide. 12 November 2003 Strong Family, Strong Community, Strong Future project wins a Commissioner for Public Employments Equity and Diversity Award. 18 November 2003 Mr Ted Egan AO sworn in as Northern Territorys 18th Administrator. 26 November 2003 Parks and Reserves (Framework for the Future) Act passed. 1 December 2003 First progress report on Youth Policy Framework, Building a Better Future for Young Teritorians was produced. 5 December 2003 Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett presents the annual Alicia Johnson Memorial Lecture in Alice Springs and Darwin. 8 December 2003 Tenders called for first stage of the $1.2M Desert Knowledge precinct headworks. 14 December 2003 New youth website launched. 15 December 2003 Chief Minister announces her new Ministry. 19 December 2003 Chief Minister announces short-listed bidders for Darwin City Waterfront Redevelopment project. 17 January 2004 The first freight train arrives in Darwin after a series of celebrations throughout the Territory, including community activities in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin. 1 February 2004 Commenced review of Community Service Sector Peak Counsels and Networks undertaken in partnership with the non-government sector and involving extensive regional consultation. 3 February 2004 The inaugural Ghan passenger train arrives in Darwin, opening a new era in Territory tourism. 9-10 February 2004 Global Freight Connect Conference held in Darwin. 25 February 2004 Northern Territory Electoral Bill passed establishing an independent Electoral Commission. 5 March 2004 Tropical Futures Forum held in Darwin leading to signing of the Cooperative Framework on Tropical Science, Knowledge and Innovation by the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australian governments. 8 March 2004 Winners of Chief Ministers Study Award for Women announced.