On this day IN THE TERRITORY
10 YEARS AGO: The Territory Government has joined the YouTube bandwagon and started streaming into people’s homes. Chief Minister Paul Henderson used his first YouTube broadcast to outline his agenda for the Prime Minister’s 2020 Summit.
20 YEARS AGO: Plans for an $11 billion LNG plant near Darwin have been bolstered after flows from a Timor Sea oil field indicated there were enough reserves to justify it. Shell Development Australia said its Evans Shoal-2 Well flowed at a rate of 25.4 million standard cubic feet per day.
25 YEARS AGO: The $3 million needed to finish the survey of the proposed Alice Springs to Darwin railway should be available from the next Federal Budget.