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Strengthening Animal Welfare and Protection

Animal welfare and protection measures in the Northern Territory have been strengthened with the creation of the new Animal Protection Act (‘the Act’)

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New citrus canker restricted area in Nakara

The Northern Territory has confirmed another case of citrus canker following a report from a member of the Darwin community.

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New partnership in training development for fisheries compliance

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources is working with the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) to boost Aboriginal focused training and assessment resources.

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Dewatering pipeline approved at Edna Beryl

The Edna Beryl underground gold mine, 37km north of Tennant Creek, has been granted approval for a dewatering pipeline.

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Finalists at Territory Natural Resource Management Awards

A big congratulations to the team at the Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC) and Dr Shane Penny from Fisheries, who have been named as finalists at the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) Awards to be held in November.

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New mango varieties tested for disinfestation treatment

The Territory could soon be exporting two new varieties of mangoes if trials currently being undertaken by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) are successful.

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Last week to apply for earth science, mining or petroleum scholarship

Young Territorians have until Friday 2 November to apply for the 2019 Earth Sciences/Mining/Petroleum Scholarship.

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Northern Territory mangoes negotiated into South Australian markets

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR), Biosecurity Queensland, and Biosecurity South Australia have successfully negotiated market access for Northern Territory (NT) mango growers into South Australia, following an SA withdrawal from operational procedures in July.

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Apply now for Women in Agri-tech program

Female high school teachers from regional, rural and remote Northern Territory are encouraged to apply for the inaugural Women in Agri-tech program.

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Remote livestock management system wins National Landcare Award

A remote livestock management system developed by Precision Pastoral Pty Ltd in partnership with Ninti One Limited and the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has won the Australian Government Innovation in Agriculture Land Management Award at the National Landcare Awards.