July

Rebate scheme a success so far

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Rebate scheme a success so far

The On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme has taken off,  with the number of applications since it’s opening on 29 March 2019 exceeding  expectations.

Exploration to begin for onshore gas

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Exploration to begin for onshore gas

All recommendations in Table 16.1 of the Scientific  Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing’s (Inquiry) final report have now been  completed. This means the Northern Territory Government can assess applications  for drilling of petroleum wells and hydraulic fracturing.

2019 bull sale results

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2019 bull sale results

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) held their annual bull sale on 18 June via an online auction.

Local oyster program heads overseas

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Local oyster program heads overseas

On the back of the  Northern Territory Government’s program designed to develop a tropical rock  oyster aquaculture industry, two from the team at the Darwin Aquaculture Centre  recently travelled to Malaysia to exchange knowledge with local oyster  hatcheries and farmers.