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Educating Territorians on aquatic biosecurity

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Educating Territorians on aquatic biosecurity

Aquatic pests are harmful plants and animals that can be introduced to our waters from other countries or parts of Australia.

Black jewfish research to identify knowledge gaps

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Black jewfish research to identify knowledge gaps

A collaborative study between the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR), Charles Darwin University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science is investigating black jewfish populations and environmental factors to ensure future sustainability in the Northern Territory (NT).

Closing date for exploration grant applications extended

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Closing date for exploration grant applications extended

The closing date for round 13 of the collaborative grants for exploration drilling and geophysics in the Northern Territory (NT), under the Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program, has been extended to Monday, 15 June 2020.

Ranger training on Groote Eylandt

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Ranger training on Groote Eylandt

Earlier this year, staff from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Northern Territory (NT) Fisheries Division travelled to Groote Eylandt to work with the Anindilyakwa Land and Sea Rangers.

Take the worry out of navigating a pastoral lease

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Take the worry out of navigating a pastoral lease

Advances in technology have paved the way for connecting pastoral lease infrastructure maps.

The next generation of Young Leaders

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The next generation of Young Leaders

Welcome to the new YLG members.

Industry update

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Industry update

As we head towards a ‘new normal’, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources remains committed to supporting the Territory’s vital primary industry and resource sectors to maintain business continuity in the safest possible manner, and importantly in looking towards recovery.

Protecting our waterways

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Protecting our waterways

Earlier this year, staff from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Fisheries Division conducted site inspections at Durack lake after an oscar (non-native ornamental aquarium) fish was caught by an angler.

New broadacre farming project to boost local economy

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New broadacre farming project to boost local economy

Opportunities to boost commercial crops in the Northern Territory (NT), strengthen market supply and support the local economy have come to fruition during April with the release of under-utilised Douglas Daly Research Farm land, via license for commercial horticulture initiatives.

On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme

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On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme

Livestock farmers who are affected by drought can access financial support to improve drought resilience and manage the welfare of livestock under the On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme.