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Have your say on reserved blocks

The Northern Territory Government has opened up the conversation for declaring reserved blocks (no-go zones) for petroleum activities in the Northern Territory.

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Exploration Grants Awarded

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations grants have been awarded as part of the $26 million Resourcing the Territory initiative.

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First milestone for Artificial Reefs

Territorians and visiting fishos are set for a boost of recreational fishing opportunities with work beginning on constructing four new engineered, artificial reefs to be placed in the Beagle Gulf off Darwin.

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Northern Territory’s kaffir lime leaves return to interstate markets and restaurants

Commercial kaffir lime leaf growers in the Northern Territory (NT) can sell their leaves interstate again, after procedures for the monitoring, treatment and packing of kaffir lime leaves were agreed by the Australian, state and territory governments.

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Hemp Bill introduced into Parliament

On 16 May 2019 the Hemp Industry Bill was introduced into Parliament.

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Last chance to apply for animal welfare grants

Animal welfare organisations are encouraged to jump online to submit their applications for the 2019-2020 Animal Welfare Fund grant program, with submissions closing this Friday 17 May.

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Recreational Fishing Grants open

Applications will open on Wednesday 15 May for the $1 million NT Recreational Fishing Grants Scheme.

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Strengthening the Territory’s biosecurity preparedness

The Northern Territory’s (NT) capacity to respond to Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has increased with Department of Primary Industry and Resources veterinarian, Megan Pickering, completing intensive FMD training in Nepal.

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Barra fingerlings released into Palmerston lakes

The Northern Territory Government is continuing to support recreational fishers, with more than 800 barramundi fingerlings released into the Palmerston lakes.

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Making cents of climate change

Rising maximum and minimum temperatures resulting from climate change will impact many crops currently grown in the Northern Territory.