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Geoscience collaboration to unlock the Territory’s resource potential

More than 20 of Australia’s leading geoscientists have travelled to Darwin for a three day workshop to discuss the findings of collaborative projects with the NT Geological Survey under the Government’s Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration (CORE) initiative.

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Fisheries regulatory changes effective 1 February 2018

Two regulatory changes affecting Northern Territory commercial fishers have been introduced.

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Where would you like to see more fish?

Territorians can share their ideas about where artificial reefs and fish aggregating devices (FADs) could be placed in the greater Darwin area to boost recreational fishing opportunities.

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Free cat de-sexing program continues thanks to Animal Welfare Fund grant

Palmerston-based The Ark Animal Hospital will again de-sex 120 cats free of charge for low income earners thanks to funding from the Northern Territory Government’s Animal Welfare Fund grant program.

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Work underway at Rum Jungle

The first pieces of work in Stage 2A of rehabilitation planning at the former Rum Jungle uranium mine site have commenced.

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Results of fish testing at the Daly River released

The Northern Territory Government has released the results of testing of fish from the Daly River for per- and poly-fluoroalkylated substances (PFAS).

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McArthur River Mine independent monitor’s environmental report now available

The independent monitor’s Environmental Performance Annual Report on the McArthur River Mine (MRM) site has been released.

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Proponent sought to commercialise new passionfruit varieties

A number of new passionfruit varieties could soon be tantalising Territory tastebuds.

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Pond expansion completed at Humpty Doo Barramundi

Production capacity at Australia’s largest barramundi producer, Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB), will increase to 3500 tonnes next year.

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Department operating hours over Christmas

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the Christmas period.