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Darwin is a thriving and prosperous city with lively bars and a wide-ranging cosmopolitan cuisine. This is the gateway to top end outback adventures such as the world heritage Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park. Darwin is the most multicultural (75 nationalities) city in Australia with a large indigenous population (25 percent) and a diverse range of immigrants from Asia.


Population 129,000
Currency Australian Dollar (AUD) $1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Most shops are open 7 days a week. Generally on weekdays they will be open from 9am to 5pm and on weekends 10am to 3pm.
Newspapers The Northern Territory News
The Territory Times
Emergency numbers 000 (Ambulance, Police and Fire)
Tourist information Darwin City Centre
6 Bennett Street
Corner Bennett and Smith Streets
+61 8 8980 6000 or 1300 138 886

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 8.30am- 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am-3pm
Public Holidays 10am-3pm