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Bush tucker with Michelin appeal

Aboriginal Australians have eaten bush tucker (bush food) – native animals and plants for over 60,000 years. Their skills in knowing what to cook and… more

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Staycation must-dos in the Darwin region

With the school holidays just around the corner, it’s a great time to put your “tourist hat” on and go….absolutely nowhere. There are oodles of… more

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The real deal is at markets

As consumers, we purchase a huge number of products every day, but are also faced with digesting an overwhelming amount of information about them. Marketeers… more

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Breastfeeding very welcome here!

If you know Malak Marketplace you already know that every Saturday its magic transforms an ordinary suburban car park into a lively, multicultural, community space… more

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Choose paper over plastic bin liners

The art of origami or the art of paper folding has been given a new purpose at Malak Marketplace by co-founder Sachi Hirayama. Sachi who… more

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Inspired by nature, made with passion

From feathers to bones, from precious stones to natural grasses, many materials have been used to fashion jewellery, clothing, headgear and costumes since the dawn… more

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Why we love beeswax wraps not cling film!

We should be paying attention to, and not ignoring, the beeswax wrap business. Beeswax wraps haven’t been widely available to buy in the Top End… more

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Tips to make a planet-friendly cuppa

Before the accidental invention of the tea bag by an American merchant over 100 years ago, everyone made tea from loose leaf tea. But since… more

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How to seriously up your vege ante

A popular cleansing and detox program aimed at improving hormone balance includes the suggestion to consume two cups of freshly juiced vegetables every day. It… more

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Creative therapy is good for your health

If you have attended a market or craft fair recently, you may have noticed the stallholders who appear relaxed, stress-free and look as if they’re… more

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Cool, clean living, hot spots in the Top End

We’re excited about the huge variety of Dry Season events coming up in the Territory, especially the ones with a focus on clean living such… more

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Tackling waste one stylish plate at a time

Sustainability and haptic design make for an irresistible combination. Whilst tree-hugging has long been associated with environmental campaigning, now it’s “touch-feely” design that’s taking eating… more

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Fun, fresh and fashionable – it’s popcorn!

People have known about popcorn for thousands of years with remnants of popcorn found in Mexico dating back to 3600 BC. Popcorn remains a world-favourite… more

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Handcrafted makes for naturally better soap

Although a formula for soap (consisting of water, alkali and cassia oil) was found on a Babylonian clay tablet dating to 2000 BC, until the… more

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Old-school brown paper bags get trendy

From 1 July, WA and Queensland joined the Northern Territory, South Australia, the ACT and Tasmania in banning single-use plastic bags from major supermarkets. This… more