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Tropical rock oyster program growing jobs in Aboriginal communities

This season’s third hatchery spawn of Blacklip Rock Oysters was recently completed at Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC).

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Strong biosecurity the priority at Rum Jungle Organics

Comprehensive biosecurity measures implemented following the outbreak of banana freckle in 2013 have paid off for Batchelor fruit farm Rum Jungle Organics.

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Fingerlings released into Manton Dam

Barramundi stocks have been replenished at popular fishing spot Manton Dam.

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Arid Zone Research Institute temporary relocations

Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) staff and services will commence relocations to support asbestos removal, carpet replacement and air conditioner works.

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Remote sensing and mango variability project to benefit NT industry

A new online tool has been developed that will help the tree crop industry respond more quickly in a biosecurity or post natural disaster emergency response, and a team in Darwin has assisted with the research on mango crops.

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Animal Protection Bill introduced to Parliament

A new Bill has been introduced into the Legislative Assembly to ensure greater protection under the law for Territory animals.

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Draft Plant Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement

The draft Plant Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) has been released for public comment.

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Do you keep chickens in your backyard?

If you keep livestock on your block or in your backyard, you need to register for a Property Identification Code (PIC). A PIC is a free registration code that identifies the property where your livestock are kept.

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Boat ramp closure: 7-8 February

Nightcliff boat ramp, corner of Banksia Street and Casuarina Drive, will be closed on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 February while drilling is undertaken for routine environmental testing and to identify sand build up inside the basin area.

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Geoscience collaboration to unlock the Territory’s resource potential

More than 20 of Australia’s leading geoscientists have travelled to Darwin for a three day workshop to discuss the findings of collaborative projects with the NT Geological Survey under the Government’s Creating Opportunities for Resource Exploration (CORE) initiative.