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Australia’s smallest – and hottest – capital city has a big problem with energy consumption for air-conditioning. The Territory government recently announced plans for minimum standards for energy efficiency, which have been in place across the rest of the country for years. But researchers say more needs to be done, or energy use will only climb as the climate changes.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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Alice Springs is the gateway town to the Red Centre desert.
The NT covers 1,349,129 square kilometres (520,902 sq mi). It is sparsely populated, with a population of only 245,353.
The economy is based largely on mining and petroleum, which during 2018–2019 contributed 23% of the gross state product, or $5.68 billion, accounting for 92.4% of exports.
The capital and largest city is Darwin. The population is concentrated in coastal regions and along the Stuart Highway.