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Push for NT to become a state reignited

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Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has pushed for the Northern Territory to become a state by 2018.

The Northern Territory as a territory has two senators but this could rise to as many as 12 if they were to become a state.

Lindsey Green looked into the story, speaking to academics on both sides of the debate.

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