Residents of real estate in Darwin will likely be familiar with the city's convention centre, which hosts conferences and events throughout the year.
What you might not be aware of, however, is the iconic landmark's connection with the region's indigenous population.
The building is located on the harbour at the edge of the Arafura Sea. This area is of importance to the Larrakia population, as a place of connection.
Larrakia people have welcomed visitors to the area for trading for centuries, particularly other indigenous tribes and their Southeast Asian neighbours.
This is one way Darwin celebrates its fascinating indigenous population and ensures the voice of their people is heard far and wide.
The state's indigenous population has a vital presence in this city and members of this tribe act as the city's traditional custodians.
Using Larrakia principles in designing this building gives visitors and residents of property in Darwin alike a unique understanding of this culture they might have otherwise missed out on.
Plus, this venue is used to host a raft of events, which is important seeing as this area has strong growth predicted for investment in the energy and mineral sectors and features booming marine, defence, tourism and agribusiness industries.