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Bombing of Darwin and Military History

We bring stakeholders together to enhance and advise on military tourism opportunities. This advisory committee makes recommendations to the Community & Cultural Services Committee.

Membership

City of Darwin

  • Lord Mayor (Chair)
  • Alderman Gary Haslett
  • Aldermen Mick Palmer (Alternate)
  • General Manager Community & Cultural Services
  • Executive Manager

Northern Territory Government

  • Tourism NT
  • Department of Tourism and Culture

Department of Veterans' Affairs

  • Return Services League

Tourism Top End

Darwin Military Museum

Aviation Historical Society of the NT

Committee's Purpose

For the Bombing of Darwin & Military History Advisory Committee to strengthen the tourism, historical, cultural and educational prospects of the raft of events and activities relating to Darwin’s military heritage.

The objectives of this committee are to:

  • Develop the tourism, historical, cultural and educational prospects and aspects of both the Bombing of Darwin event and Darwin’s broader military history.
  • Provide a strong vision for the infrastructure, activities and events that promote the Bombing of Darwin and Darwin’s broader military history.
  • Establish effective partnerships with key stakeholders engaged in participating in and promoting the Bombing of Darwin event and Darwin’s broader military history.

Explore the prospect of a formal link between Darwin and Honolulu via the development of a Sister City or Friendship City relationship.

Meeting Frequency

6 – 8 times per year.

Last modified 
12 Oct 2018

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