18 June 1997AUSTRADE Board welcome dinner to the Northern Territory hosted by Chief Minister Shane Stone. Under Treasurer Ken Clarke and Barbara Clarke. The dinner with AUSTRADE Board members and leading members of the Territory business community was held in the Parliamentary Dining Room, Parliament House Darwin. Over time AUSTRADE and the Northern Territory Department of Asian Relations & Trade forged a close collaborative working relationship with officers co-located in Industry House on the Esplanade in Darwin. All were focused on Darwin as the Gateway to Asia.