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Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

A comprehensive Central Australia horticulture growth prospectus has been developed to support investors in Central Australia, with a focus on the diversification of crops and unique opportunities to the region.

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Next step for Berrimah Export Yards upgrade

An Expression of Interest (EOI) for civil works contract was advertised last week for the upgrade to the Berrimah Export Yards (BEY).

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Animal Welfare Fund grant applications closing soon

There is only a week left to submit your 2017-18 Animal Welfare Fund grant application.

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New boat ramp for Shady Camp

Work has commenced on construction of a new $2.3 million boat ramp at popular fishing spot Shady Camp.

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Fisheries training helping remote Aboriginal communities develop seafood industry

Delivering specialised marine and fisheries training in remote communities is helping Aboriginal people participate in the seafood industry and enjoy the economic and lifestyle benefits of community fishing enterprises.

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System to monitor cattle from space ready to be commercialised

Precision Pastoral Pty Ltd has been announced as the new commercial partner for the highly successful Precision Pastoral Management System, which allows pastoralists to monitor their cattle herd using satellite technology.

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Tender advertised for historic mine safety work at Tennant Creek

A public tender is currently being advertised for small mining environmental and public safety works to take place in Tennant Creek.

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Territory capability showcased at national oil and gas conference

Five Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) staff were part of a delegation that showcased the Northern Territory’s oil and gas capability at an industry conference in Perth last week.

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Mapping horticulture tree crops in Australia

Mango growers, producers, industry, researchers, biosecurity officers and others just interested in the science of mapping land use are invited to a presentation on horticulture tree crop mapping in Australia on Monday 29 May 2017 in Darwin and Katherine.

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New industry-agreed NT biosecurity protocols for Johne’s disease management

The Northern Territory (NT) cattle industry has unanimously agreed an assurance level of Johne’s Beef Assurance Score (JBAS) 6 would best facilitate movement of cattle into and within the Northern Territory while maintaining biosecurity requirements consistent with live export requirements. The requirements apply to all Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible species.