The department brings together key functions that drive economic development on NT lands, coastal areas and inland waterways, and its operations cover the whole of the Territory. Industry sectors are mines, energy, fisheries, livestock, horticulture and agriculture. Find out more
Territory jobs hub
The Northern Territory Government is supporting Territory workers impacted by COVID-19 to connect with local businesses and find new employment.
Territory Jobs Hub is an online portal that will help Territory workers connect with Territory employers to find work quickly. More information is available on the Territory Jobs Hub website.
Find out about biosecurity, quarantine, plant and animal health, livestock, land, pastoral farming, crops and horticulture.
Find out about fishing in the Northern Territory, aquaculture, fish species, legislation, fishing on Aboriginal land.
Boards and committees
Aboriginal fisheries consultative committees, animal welfare advisory committee, veterinary board of the NT.
What we are doing
All 97 bulls were sold on Wednesday 1 July 2020 in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) seventh annual online bull sale.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources, Chief Executive Alister Trier will join NT Farmers Association CEO Paul Burke this Friday 3 July at 12:00pm for the final episode of the ‘Growing our Territory’ webinar series.
New measures to protect the Northern Territory’s $251million horticultural industry from plant diseases, exotic plant pests and other risks were introduced today through amendments to the Plant Health Regulations 2011.
Plant biosecurity focusses on keeping plant pests and diseases out of Australia, or actively controlling incursions that are already here. By reporting a plant pest you are protecting Australia and our horticulture industry.
Register for the industrial hemp regulations webinar - Friday June 26 2020 at 11:00am.
Information on how to protect your dog from the exotic tick-borne dog disease - ehrlichiosis.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources Senior Research Agronomist Ian Biggs will join an expert panel on Friday 19 June at 12pm for NT Farmers ‘Growing our Territory’ webinar series.
Weekly webinar series aimed at helping growers keep abreast of national and local agricultural projects.
The Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) is an exotic plant pest that attacks a range of plants, including potato, tomato, eggplant, capsicum, chilli, tamarillo and sweet potato.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) annual online bull auction will be held on Wednesday 1 July 2020 offering productive and climatically adapted bulls to farmers across the Territory and Australia.
The Territory Government is committed to sustainable social, environmental and economic regional development opportunities, such as the development of a modern cotton industry.