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National Banana Freckle Eradication Program phase 3 begins

No permit, no plant is the simple message from the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program as the clock ticks over to the start of Phase 3.

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International expert reviews Environmental Regulations

The Territory Government engaged international expert Dr Tina Hunter to provide an independent assessment of the draft Petroleum (Environment) Regulations for the Territory onshore gas industry. For a copy of the report visit nt.gov.au.

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Hatches Creek tender awards to Alice Springs company

A tender to supply and install chain link boundary fence at the Pioneer Mine Site, Hatches Creek in Tennant Creek, has been awarded to local company Sonwane Pty Ltd trading as Tangentyere Constructions.

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Browsing ant detection dogs

Following the detection of browsing ants in the Darwin port region in July last year, the NT Government joined forces with the Queensland Government to train and deploy browsing ant detector dogs.

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Katherine Farm and Garden Day

The Katherine region is a very prospective region for primary industry development in the NT and is positioned well to supply growing export markets in Asia.

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Banana freckle sentinel planting invitations

Invitations to participate in the final phase of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program are being sent to 3000 households in the Greater Darwin Area.

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Plenty more fish in the…lake

Nine thousand baby barras have been given a new home at Palmerston.

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New CSIRO partnership for geology research

Two CSIRO post-doctoral researchers will be based in Darwin for up to three years embedded within the Department of Mines and Energy under a new collaborative research agreement.

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Fracking Inquiry

On 14 September the NT Government announced a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into fracking in the Northern Territory.

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Banana Freckle Regrowth Deadline

Finding and destroying banana plants that have regrown is the major focus of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program over the next two weeks.