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Recreational fishing receives infrastructure boost

Key milestones have been reached in four projects that will improve the recreational fishing experience for local fishers and tourists.

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Ti Tree and Rocky Hill free of fruit fly

A biosecurity program has successfully eradicated Queensland fruit fly from the Ti Tree and Rocky Hill areas.

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Northern Gas Pipeline is underway

Construction has officially begun on the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline with a ceremony held in Tennant Creek on Wednesday 12 July.

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Banana freckle eradication program enters final phase

Banana permits and zone movement restrictions have today been lifted in the Northern Territory.

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Fighting bad bugs with good bugs at Coastal Plains Research Farm

Top End vegetable growers and producers have been shown how naturally occurring beneficial insects can be used to help overcome plant pests.

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New Johne’s disease biosecurity protocols gazetted

New biosecurity protocols for Johne’s disease (JD) were gazetted by the Northern Territory Government on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

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Prepare your pets for Territory Day

Pet owners are reminded to consider the safety and comfort of their pets ahead of Territory Day celebrations this weekend.

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$31.55 million investment in Territory Agribusiness and Primary Industry

The Northern Territory Government has endorsed a $31.55 million investment in the future of the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ operations at its Berrimah Farm site, with project funding to support future office, storage and laboratory facilities.

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Annual bull sale a success

The highest selling bull went for $9,050 in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ (DPIR) annual online bull auction on 20 June.

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Changes coming for Northern Territory banana plants

The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program in the Northern Territory (NT) is now in its final phase – Phase four Assessment of Proof of Freedom.