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The Northern Territory news Sat 31 Jul 2021



The Northern Territory news Sat 31 Jul 2021

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

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SATURDAY JULY 31 2021 NEWS 05 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA recent renovations. The Department of Health and NT Police raised no objections to the licence, St John Ambulance did not respond and Katherine council came out in favour of alcohol being served at the venue. In a document published by the NT Liquor Commission, the application noted the event nominee, Paul Mullins, had a good compliance history at previous licensed events. Mr Mullins declined to comment. Liquor is proposed via two (2) bars, with the main fixed bar being in the Buntine Pavilion and a temporary bar being erected adjacent to the corporate tents, the Commission noted. Based on its experience running this event in previous years, the applicant estimates that patrons who consume liquor at the event will purchase between 7.5 and 10 standard drinks. Despite this history, stakeholder consultation in late May saw the NTFRS come out against the application. The organisation argued both bars were yet to be assessed for Maximum Patron Numbers. (The new entertainment and function pavilion and showgrounds) when last inspected by NTFRS (November 2020) identified a number of defects that required rectification which havent been confirmed as rectified, the report said. (The Buntine Pavilion) recently had major alterations. NTFRS have not inspected after completion of alterations. However, Assistant Chief Fire Officer Joshua Fischer said the NTFRS had since changed its attitude towards Jack Buckley, Tahnee Cvirn, Alex Ward and Joe McCue are ready to go all out at the Sportsbet Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball. Picture: Glenn Campbell ONE of the ritziest nights on the Darwin social calendar is here. The Sportsbet Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball tonight will feature a dinner under the stars trackside. Those who snapped up a ticket will wine and dine tonight in an intimate setting at the Darwin Turf Club. The ball was moved from Little Mindil Beach to the turf club after the lockdowns in Sydney and Melbourne impacted attendance numbers. This is the second year the ball has been held at the turf club. However, despite the Sydney hotspot and the ever-changing situation elsewhere, 1200 people are expected to dress up for the three-course meal and dance the night away to the Robbie Williams Tribute Band and a DJ. Alex Ward is excited to be heading to the ball. Shes sorted out her dress, which is hanging on the curtain, ready to go. Ive been a few times before and its always a highlight of the year, she said. And with the borders changing Mum and Dad could come up, so itll be a great family affair. JUDITH AISTHORPE HUNDREDS TO PARTY TRACKSIDE Firefighters temporarily supporting Katherine Cup Cup not hosed by fireys NT Fire and Rescue Service has changed its attitude to a liquor licence application after it failed in a bid to scupper a licence being granted to the Katherine Cup Carnival, arguing it had identified defects at the premises. The race, scheduled for August 14, has had its application with the NT Liquor Commission green lit. Thats despite the NTFRS coming out against the idea, arguing it hadnt had a chance to inspect the premises after the event and was supporting it on a one off basis. On 16 June, NTFRS emailed Licensing NT supporting the liquor licence application with the condition that both the Katherine Turf Club and Buntine Pavilion not be occupied due to occupancy certificate issues, he said. As of 27 July, NTFRS are supporting the use of the Buntine Pavilion as a one off due to temporary measures put in place to the satisfaction of the NTFRS for this event until permanent measures are completed. THOMAS MORGAN DARWIN Turf Club chief executive Brad Morgan has reassured punters there will be ample booze facilities at this years Darwin Cup after the 2020 event saw some stocks run dry. Mr Morgan said more preparation time and fewer Covid restrictions meant the Territorys biggest day in racing would not disappoint racing lovers. Our staff have worked tirelessly to prepare the facilities ahead of what will again be one of the biggest social events on Darwins calendar, he said. The significant restrictions enforced upon us last year, due to the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, markedly reduced our preparation time. Whilst this year hasnt been without its challenges, we have invested in more infrastructure including bars, shade structure and seating, to ensure all patrons have a fantastic day out. Mr Morgan said he was looking forward to welcoming thousands of domestic and interstate visitors to the Turf Club for the Territorys biggest social and sporting event. Punters to enjoy extra bars LEE ROBINSON DARWIN FAMILY DAY CARE Darwin Palmerston Rural | 8920 0600 |info@tccg.org.au MURRAYA CHILDRENS CENTRE Leanyer | 8927 1080|murraya@tccg.org.au BEES CREEK OSHC AND VACATION CARE Bees Creek | 8983 3290 |beescreek.oshc@tccg.org.au MANILTOA CHILDRENS CENTRE Coolalinga | 8900 9365 | maniltoa@tccg.org.au Family Day Care Educators are small business owners and child care professionals who work in their own homes to provide a high quality caring, safe and educaonal environment for children to play, learn and develop. 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