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Melon necrotic spot virus in Victoria

The exotic plant disease Melon necrotic spot virus has been detected on one property in Victoria. Australian, state and territory government are working with industry in response to the detection.

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Proposed Mineral Authorities for coal in Central Australia

The Department of Mines and Energy declared a proposed reserved land area that was published in the Government Gazette on Friday 5 August.

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Solar shines as Darwin Aquaculture Centre slashes its power bill

The Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC) has a new solar system that will save $40,000 a year in energy costs.

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Biosecurity in the Northern Territory

Biosecurity is all about protecting our Territory from the serious damage of pests, diseases and weeds.

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Growing the volume of North Australian mangoes into North Asian markets Territory

Proposals are being sought for the development of an export treatment service in the Northern Territory to support mango industry export opportunities.

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Iconic Kidman Springs Research Station mustering to celebrate 50 years

An iconic Territory research facility is inviting past and present stakeholders to help it mark half a century of achievement.

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What is biosecurity?

Biosecurity is the economic, environmental and community protection from serious damage of pests, diseases and weeds. This includes things like disease control in livestock and protecting the local fruit and vegetable industry from pests and diseases.

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2017 Earth Science Scholarship

The Department of Mines and Energy each year offers a three-year scholarship for a young Territorian to undertake university study in earth science, mining, petroleum engineering or metallurgy.

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Baseline weed survey at Goodall Legacy Mine

The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy (DME) awarded a tender to local company EcOz Pty Ltd to conduct a baseline weed survey of the Goodall Legacy Mine site and surrounds.

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Northern Territory Biosecurity Strategy 2016-2026

The Northern Territory Biosecurity Strategy 2016-2026 was released today.