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Telling Australias forgotten story travelnt.com Tales from the Territory, October 2008 contact: media.tourismnt@nt.gov.au www.travelnt.com Steve Noble Historic Darwin Darwins rich history and culture is an element of Baz Luhrmanns soon to be released epic movie Australia and it unravels itself before you on a walking tour of the city. Enjoy a leisurely heritage walk or bicycle tour around Darwin City with your informative guide Steven Noble. See historic buildings, monuments to past pioneers, the war memorial, spectacular harbour views and tropical parks. Steven Noble may have taken 8 years to get to Darwin via Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East & the Americas but the one time Melbournian now calls Darwin home. Steve believes that Darwin and the Top End have more heritage and culture than any part of Australia and he shares this passion through his fascinating and unique tours of Darwin. Steven provides a revealing commentary about Darwin and the NTs unique history, Aboriginal culture and involvement in World War II including the bombing of Darwin. Visiting the Darwin Wharf precinct, Steves tour takes you behind the scenes of Australia the movie, revealing some interesting stories that only a local would be able to tell you. www.darwinwalkingtours.com Robbie Mills Batji Tours The Larrakia people are the traditional land owners of Darwin and Larrakia guide Robert Mills shares the stories of his ancestors and their home, the Larrakia Land on his Batji Tours. Robert is a part of the Mills family, one of the most prominent and important indigenous families in Darwin. Roberts passion for the Larrakia land and the experience for visitors is a significant aspect of Batji Tours. My familys connection and commitment to Larrakia Country determines our every action whilst on our ancestors land. This includes our commitment and concern for you, the visitor, whilst on country. Your enjoyment and safety remains our guiding light. Robert provides visitors with an interesting insight into the cultural and historical significance of various Darwin sites often involving his relatives and ancestors. A Batji tour includes Roberts traditional Larrakia Welcome to Country. www.batjitours.com.au I want to share Darwins story, rich in heritage and culture, with visitors to the Top End. Steven Noble