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There’s a place where birds chatter in the gum trees, fingers of light caress the red dirt and shooting stars fly across the sky. This is Arrernte Country – six-season country from the flat desert plains to the soaring MacDonnell Ranges where kangaroos sniff the cool air, frogs leap through grasses, the whirly winds slow their dance and stars ...

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Update on Events Affected by COVID-19. Parrtjima – A Festival in Light has been rescheduled to 11-20 September 2020 in Alice Springs. The change in dates follows the Federal Government’s 13 March 2020 advice to cancel events of 500 people or more, in the immediate future, as a precautionary measure in relation to COVID-19. For full Media Statement click ...

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Parrtjima brings $1.8m into the Red Centre

Parrtjima brings $1.8m into the Red Centre 2 August 2019 From 5 to 14 April, Parrtjima Festival attracted over 25,000 attendances, a 24 per cent increase on 2018 attendances, with interstate visitation contributing over $1.8 million to the Alice Springs economy through the unique Red Centre event. Parrtjima is the only Aboriginal festival of its kind and showcases some ...

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