Territory’s largest agricultural land releases

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With the support of the Northern Territory Government, the Northern Territory (NT) Land Corporation, in partnership with NT Farmers Association, is calling for expressions of interest for three highly prospective agricultural land developments.

Agriculture is Australia’s fastest growing sector and the Territory has a well-established agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, with plant-based industries alone worth over $350 million and over 135,000 tonnes of produce grown annually.

The three unique large scale land developments are:

Keep Plains Agricultural Development

67,500 hectares available on the NT/West Australian (WA) border, adjoining WA’s iconic Ord River Irrigation Scheme, and suitable for a wide variety of high quality broadacre crops from melons to cotton to sorghum and chia.

Wildman Agricultural Development

26,000 hectares of land along the Stuart Highway and Point Stuart road which could be used for high yield crops such as bananas, mangoes and leafy vegetables as well as cattle and buffalo production.

Larrimah Agricultural Development

5,712 hectares of land on offer in the Big River region with direct access to logistics routes along the Stuart Highway the sites are suitable for a wide range of dryland and irrigated crops including mangoes, citrus and melons, as well as intensified beef production.

These agricultural land releases will enhance the development of sustainable industries, grow regional and remote economies and create jobs, training and provide business opportunities for Territorians.

To view the expressions of interests go to the NT Land Corporate website.

Aerial view of land release

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