Contacts

You can contact the department online via our feedback form or using the contact details below.

Service Contact
Mining and Energy Executive Corporate Services Phone: 1300 308 144
Fax: (08) 8999 5191
Primary Industry, fisheries and biosecurity general enquiries Phone: (08) 8999 2006 or 8999 5511
Fax: (08) 8999 2010
info.dpir@nt.gov.au 

Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road Berrimah NT 0828

GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Media Phone: 0419 106 309
media.dpir@nt.gov.au
Major projects Lorraine Corowa
Director Major Agribusiness
lorraine.corowa@nt.gov.au
Service Contact
Fisheries division Phone: (08) 8999 2144
Fax: (08) 8999 2065
fisheries@nt.gov.au 

Goff Letts Building
Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828
Suspicious fishing activity, fish kills, ghost nets Fishwatch Hotline
Phone: 1800 891 136
Find out how to make a report with the NT Fishing Mate app.
Report aquatic pests

Fishwatch Hotline
Phone: 1800 891 136

Aquatic Biosecurity
Phone: 0413 381 094
Fax: (08) 8999 2065
aquaticbiosecurity@nt.gov.au

NT Fishing Mate app.

Marine Wild Watch

Report injured dolphins, turtles, dugongs or other marine wildlife.

Phone: 1800 453 941
Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Kakadu headquarters
Phone: (08) 8938 1121
Marine Safety

For boating safety and pollution regulation matters.
Phone: (08) 8924 7100
Report a problem crocodile sighting Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory

Darwin phone: 0419 822 859 or (08) 8983 2475
Katherine phone: 0407 958 405 or (08) 8973 8888

Find out how to make a report with the  NT Fishing Mate app .
Fisheries licensing

Senior licensing officer
Phone: (08) 8999 2370

Licensing officer
Phone: (08) 8999 2183

FisheriesLicensing@nt.gov.au

Logbook (data) services
logbookreturns@nt.gov.au
Phone: (08) 8999 2189

Tagged fish

If you catch a fish that has a research tag attached to it, report it to:

Amateur Fishermen's Association of the Northern Territory
Phone: 1800 456 410
research@afant.com.au

Find out how to make a report with the NT Fishing Mate app.

Service Contact
Veterinary laboratories

Veterinary specimen reception

Phone: (08) 8999 2249
Fax: (08) 8999 2024
bvl@nt.gov.au 

Courier address
Berrimah Veterinary Laboratory
Berrimah Farm (follow the signs)

Darwin water chemistry 

Darwin laboratory hours are 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, closed public holidays.

Darwin sample courier address
BAL Building - Water Chemistry group
Makagon Road
Berrimah Farm

Postal address
Water Chemistry Group
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

Darwin laboratory manager
Karen Timms
Phone: (08) 8999 2196
karen.timms@nt.gov.au 

Alice Springs water chemistry

Alice Springs sample delivery

Phone: (08) 8951 8110
Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI)
South Stuart Highway
Alice Springs

Darwin water microbiology

Darwin sample submission hours are 8am to 4pm Monday to Wednesday, other times by appointment only.

Samples submitted on Thursday and Friday will incur an overtime fee for testing completed on the weekend.

Laboratory manager
Phone: (08) 8999 2347
Fax: (08) 8999 2024

Courier address
Darwin Water Microbiology Laboratory
Berrimah Veterinary Laboratories
Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828

Postal address
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

Alice Springs water microbiology

Alice Springs sample submission hours
9am to 4pm Monday to Wednesday, other times by appointment only.

Samples submitted on Thursday and Friday will incur an overtime fee for testing completed on the weekend.

Laboratory manager
Phone: (08) 8951 8110
Fax: (08) 8951 8116

Courier address
Alice Springs Water Microbiology Laboratory
Arid Zone Research Institute
South Stuart Highway
Alice Springs NT 0870

Postal address
Alice Springs Water Microbiology Laboratory
PO Box 8760
Alice Springs NT 0871

Plant pathology section

Phone: (08) 8999 2218
Fax: (08) 8999 2312
plant.pathology@nt.gov.au 

Courier address
Plant Pathology Section
BAL Building, Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828

Postal address
Plant Pathology Section
PO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

Entomology

Dr Brian Thistleton
Principal entomologist
brian.thistleton@nt.gov.au

Dr Austin McLennan
Senior entomologist
austin.mclennan@nt.gov.au

Mary Finlay-Doney
Research entomologist
mary.finlay-doney@nt.gov.au

Haidee Brown
Senior extension officer
haidee.brown@nt.gov.au

Michael Neal
Senior technical officer
michael.neal@nt.gov.au

Lanni Zhang
Senior technical officer
lanni.zhang@nt.gov.au

Dr Lucy Tran-Nguyen
Senior molecular scientist
lucy.tran-nguyen@nt.gov.au

Service Contact
Mining Compliance and Mining Remediation Phone: (08) 8999 5365
Fax: (08) 8999 6527
mineral.info@nt.gov.au
Service Contact
Resource Investment Attraction Phone: (08) 8999 1385
Fax: (08) 8999 6824
Darwin Minerals and Energy InfoCentre Phone: (08) 8999 6443
Fax: (08) 8999 6824
geoscience.info@nt.gov.au
Alice Springs Minerals and Energy InfoCentre Phone: (08) 8951 8177
Fax: (08) 8951 8188
geoscience.info@nt.gov.au
Northern Territory Geological Survey Phone: (08) 8951 8177
Fax: (08) 8951 8188
geoscience.info@nt.gov.au 
Service Contact
Mineral Titles - applications and administration Phone: (08) 8999 5322
Fax: (08) 8981 7106
titles.info@nt.gov.au
Service Contact
Petroleum Operations general enquiries Phone: (08) 8999 7348
Fax: (08) 8999 5191
petroleum.operations@nt.gov.au 
Petroleum Operations emergency contacts Phone: 61 8 8999 6350 
Fax: 61 8 8999 5191
petroleum.operations@nt.gov.au

After hours
1300 935 250

 Executive Director of Energy (if the above is unavailable)

Phone: (08) 8999 6030 or 0438 977 088
Energy titles Phone: (08) 8999 7112
energy.permits@nt.gov.au
Service Contact
Pipelines Phone: (08) 8999 5460
energypipelines@nt.gov.au 
Pipeline operations emergency contacts Phone: (08) 8999 5460
Fax: (08) 8999 5191
petroleum.operations@nt.gov.au

After hours
1300 935 250
Executive Director of Energy (if the above is unavailable) Phone: (08) 8999 6030 or 0438 977 088
Service Contact
Berrimah farm

Phone: (08) 8999 2006
Fax: (08) 8999 2018

Location: 
29 Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828

Postal address: 
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

Farm manager
Grant Hamilton
Phone: (08) 8988 1612 
grant.hamilton@nt.gov.au

View a map of the Berrimah Farm campus. 

Darwin Aquaculture Centre Phone: (08) 8924 4260
Location: 1840 Channel Island road (about 50 kilometres from the centre of Darwin).
Coastal Plains Research Farm

350 Anzac Parade Road
Middle Point
(65km south-east of Darwin. Near Adelaide River and Fogg Dam off the Arnhem Highway.)

Farm manager
Peter Hopkinson
Phone: (08) 8988 8085
Fax: (08) 8988 8085
peter.hopkinson@nt.gov.au 

Beatrice Hill Farm

Location:
110 Anzac Parade Road
Middle Point
(65km south-east of Darwin. Near Adelaide River and Fogg Dam off the Arnhem Highway.)

Farm manager
Grant Hamilton
Phone: (08) 8988 1612
Fax: (08)  8988 8008
grant.hamilton@nt.gov.au 

Douglas Daly Research Far

Location:
725 Jungwa Road
Douglas Daly NT

Postal address:
PMB 105 Winnellie NT 0822

Farm manager
Cameron Heeb
Phone: (08) 8978 2442
Fax: (08) 8978 2473
Cameron.heeb@nt.gov.au 

Katherine Regional Office and Research Station

Location:
449 Stuart Highway
Katherine NT 0850

Postal address:
PO Box 1346 Katherine NT 0851

Office
Phone: (08) 8973 9739
Fax: (08) 8973 9777
krs.dpif@nt.gov.au 

Farm manager
Jack Wheeler
Phone: (08) 8973 9748
jack.wheeler@nt.gov.au 

Victoria River Research Station (Kidman Springs)

Location:
13774 Buchanan Highway
Victoria River NT 0852
16o07'S, 130o57'E - 220km south-west of Katherine

Postal address:
PMB 48
Katherine NT 0852

Farm manager
Spud Thomas
Phone: (08) 8975 0762
Fax: (08) 8975 0875
spud.thomas@nt.gov.au 

View a field map of the research station.

Tennant Creek Regional Office

Location:
Barkly House
99 Paterson Street
Tennant Creek NT 0860

Postal address:
PO Box 159
Tennant Creek NT 0861

Contact: Helen Kempe
Phone: (08) 8962 4488
Fax: (08) 8962 4480
helen.kempe@nt.gov.au 

Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) 

Location:
South Stuart Highway
Alice Springs NT 0870

Postal address:
PO Box 8760
Alice Springs NT 0871

Office
Phone: (08) 8951 8111
Fax: (08) 8951 8112

Manager
Debbie Roberts
Phone: (08) 8951 8120
debbie.roberts@nt.gov.au  

Old Man Plains Research Farm

Location:
519 South Stuart Highway
(approximately 20 kilometres south of Alice Springs)

Farm manager
Bryan Gill
Phone: (08) 8957 8127
bryan.gill@nt.gov.au 

Last updated: 11 November 2016