Category Archives: Darwin

Domino’s Hacks: Your quick guide to scamming free pizza

We  did an experiment, putting the delivery guarantee to the test.   For an extra $5, Domino’s at Pyrmont, guarantees your pizza within 15 minutes or for an extra $3 – they promise safe passage to you within 20.  Ok Pyrmont, let’s play…..

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The secret recipes of Darwin Convention Centre

Opened in July 2008, the Darwin Convention Centre is an award winning, world class venue in the tropical harbour city of Darwin.  Managed by leading venue specialists, AEG Ogden, the Darwin Convention Centre successfully hosts hundreds of events per year, which contributes over $60 million of economic return to the Northern Territory annually.  The Centre has acquired an excellent reputation for the delivery of outstanding and innovative events, first class food and excellent customer service provided by a dedicated team of passionate professionals.  Try out these recipes from the kitchens of DCC for yourself!

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September Movie Guide

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Last month’s new blockbuster movie releases are still making waves with this past weekend seeing The Lion King, Fast & Furious’ spin-off, Hobbs & Shaw and Spider-Man, all maintaining a spot in the top 10 movies smashing the box office!   Angel has Fallen, though down 44.6% on last week, still managed to retain number 1 spots bringing its gross total takings to a whopping USD$11,842,000 (AUD$17,643,312) blowing everyone out of the water!   

So how’s Spring at the flicks looking you ask?   
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Korean, Russian, Latin, Greek, Italian & Jewish movie lover? International Film Festival season starts now!

Movie lovers are in for a treat with a never ending tour of international film festivals taking place now and continuing through the Spring.  Film festivals such as the ones listed below are a critical link in the chain of global film culture.   They encourage great breadth and variety in views, critical thinking on difficult topics, exploring new cultures and creative diversity elevating the moving image and celebrating it in all its guises.

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A bold and bright spring ahead as David Jones dazzles with their latest preview

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Rosie Tupper & Sam Margin arrive at the David Jones SS19 Season Preview  (Hanna Lassen / Getty Images)

David Jones previewed the Spring Summer 2019 season, On the Bright Side, presenting a selection of the best of David Jones’ Australian and international collections. David Jones Ambassadors Jessica Gomes and Victoria Lee were joined by a stellar line-up of talent, including David Jones’ SS19 Face of Menswear Tom Derickx, and international sensation and star of the On the Bright Side campaign,Dilone.

The anticipated event commenced late morning at the iconic Sydney Opera House, where 100 guests attended a fashion presentation and intimate lunch in the light-filled Concert Hall Northern Foyer. Over-looking the Sydney Harbour, David Jones’ SS19 Season Preview captured the essence of a new spring summer season underpinned by optimism, warmth and joy. Viewed from above, John Olsen’s seminal mural Salute to Five Bells and the distinctive royal purple carpet set a spectacular stage for 23 striking international and Australian looks, and a performance by breakout talent and Aria nominee Odette.

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Top 10 picks at Darwin Festival’s 40th Anniversary celebrations

Winter in Darwin averages anywhere between 21.6– 31.8°C maintaining 60-65% humidity thanks to its tropical dry and wet seasons.   It explains why it is one of the popular destinations for domestic travel.   “In 2018, one in five of the 105,000 attendees originated from interstate or overseas.” says Darwin Festival Chair, Ian Kew.  Woking closely with Tourism NT, their focus will be in re-enforcing the city and its annual festival as a destination for its interstate neighbours, describing it as “NT’s best-kept secret”. 

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Say goodbye to what you think you know about the Northern Territory

A stunning new 15-episode online series is set to showcase extraordinary Territory landscapes and experiences to a global audience.

Fishing the Wild: Northern Territory was produced by Darwin production company Run for the Hills. It follows the adventures of Territorians Morgan Hartney and Hamish Simpson (Morgs and Simmo) as they scout out some of the NT’s best fishing spots while encountering a range of local characters and incredible wildlife along the way.

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