The opening siren has sounded, the ball is up in the air, there's the air of anticipation and it is on!!
The Northern Territory Government is calling on Territorians to share their views and vision to help us build a road map for the future of sport and active recreation across the Territory.
Submissions are now open to help inform the Government's Sport and Active Recreation Master Plan. The Master Plan will be complied with information garnered from Territorians, the sporting sector and any other entity which has an interest in making sport and active recreation in the Territory the best it can be.
The Dyldam Parramatta (Territory) Eels are set to take on Goald Coast Titans early next year in a pre-season match in Alice Springs.
The match is confirmed in the Red Centre on Saturday 13 February, and will be a fantastic opportunity for rugby league fans to see the Eels in action as they prepare for their 2016 NRL Premiership season campaign.
"This match will be a treat for rugby league fans in Alice Springs, as they get an exclusive preview of how the Eels are shaping up in 2016," Chief Minister and Eels fan Adam Giles said.
A special Aussie Rules Football carnival gets underway in Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala this weekend.
The carnival is aimed at re-engaging young adults and supporting the restoration of pride and strength in the East Arnhem communities affected by Cyclones Lam and Nathan earlier this year.
"The cyclones cuased extensive damage in Galiwin'ku, Ramingining, Millingimbi, Gapuwiyak and a number of East Arnhem homelands," Chief Minister Adam Giles said.