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Animal Welfare Grants awarded

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Animal Welfare Grants awarded

The latest round of Animal Welfare Grants have been awarded by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR).

Detector dog in place to help protect Territory’s border

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Detector dog in place to help protect Territory’s border

Detector dog ‘Suki’ has started work at the Darwin International Airport to help keep out African Swine Fever (ASF) and other biosecurity risks.

Extending beyond the dry times

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Extending beyond the dry times

The most recent department field day proved a success with 65 producers, researchers and industry stakeholders converging on the Old Man Plains (OMP) Research Station to learn more about building resilience through the dry times.

Biosecurity alert: African Swine Fever

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Biosecurity alert: African Swine Fever

African swine fever (ASF) is geographically closer to the Northern Territory (NT) than anywhere else in Australia, following the recent confirmation in Timor-Leste. However, Australia remains free from ASF and it is crucial the disease is kept out.

Artificial reefs deployed

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Artificial reefs deployed

As part of the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to increase long term fisheries production, enhance the sustainability of key fishery resources and enhance recreational fishing infrastructure, the deployment of artificial reef modules commenced earlier this week – ahead of schedule.

Rum Jungle repairs and maintenance to commence soon

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Rum Jungle repairs and maintenance to commence soon

Repairs and maintenance work will soon commence on the cover system at the waste rock dump at Rum Jungle Creek South.

Agribusiness Day

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Agribusiness Day

Join industry experts on Thursday 10 October 2019 at the first Agribusiness Day, part of October Business Month, and learn about new opportunities from industry experts and real business examples.

Last chance to have your say

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Last chance to have your say

Those interested in keeping up with the department’s news and activities have until 5:00pm Monday 30 September to provide feedback on how the department communicates with regional audiences.

Berrimah Farm Science Precinct

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Berrimah Farm Science Precinct

Redevelopment of the Berrimah Farm site is underway and northern Australia will soon benefit from the new Berrimah Farm Science Precinct.

Thamarrurr rangers lead the way

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Thamarrurr rangers lead the way

The marine ranger team recently travelled out to Wadeye, 400km South West of Darwin, to work with the Thamarrurr Rangers.