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Specialised Tourism Services Winner at 2012 Australian Tourism AwardsThe Northern Territory Library has gone on to win a prestigious 2012 Australian Tourism Award, in the Specialised Tourism Services category.
How does a Library fit with Tourism?
As part of the Library’s core business, it enhances the visitor experience and contributes to the tourism industry as a whole. The Library’s entry highlighted how the Library inspires visitors to learn more about the Territory, by visibly showcasing aspects of the Territory’s people, history and culture, giving tourists a greater sense of place, which which heightens their experience and increases their knowledge of the Territory.
2014 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award Now Open
The 2014 Chief Minister’s Northern Territory History Book Award recognises the most significant historical book on the Northern Territory, published between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2013. The Award winner will receive $1000.
Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Lecture, Criminal Lawyers Association5:15 Thursday 20 March
Northern Territory Library, Parliament House
The third biennial Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Lecture, presented by the Criminal Lawyers Association of the Northern Territory (CLANT), will be delivered by the Honourable Justice Virginia Bell, a judge of the High Court of Australia, and the patron of CLANT.
Justice Bell’s lecture will examine fair trial principles and sentencing under our adversarial system of criminal justice. Justice Bell will be introduced by Chief Justice Trevor Riley of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.
Free event, open to the public. Bookings preferred, e. email@example.com or p. 8999 7177.
Paul Foelsche: A Life's Work (1831-1914)Until 23 March 2014
This new exhibition commemorates the centenary of the death of Inspector Paul Foelsche who was in charge of the Northern Territory police force for over thirty years. He also made significant contributions to natural science and ethnography, was a leading public figure and a remarkable photographer.
A project of the Fannie Bay History and Heritage Society, Lodge Foelsche and the Northern Territory Library, the exhibition presents Foelsche's extraordinary photographic legacy chronicling the colonial development of the Northern Territory.
Various texts have been made available in conjunction with references within the exhibition for visitor’s to gain a deeper understanding of this complex character and times – in particular the violence of the frontier and the role of the police within this.
Free event, open to the public.
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All events will be held at the Northern Territory Library, Parliament House, unless otherwise specified. For further enquiries and bookings, contact the library on (08) 8999 7177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The library reserves the right to cancel programs. Where possible, prior notice of cancellations will be given.