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Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

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Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

Territorians are encouraged to think local when planning the menu this Christmas.

Prepare your pets for cyclone season

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Prepare your pets for cyclone season

Cyclone season has officially started and it is now time to start to prepare for extreme weather during the wet season.

Restricted area for the control of citrus canker removed in Katherine

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Restricted area for the control of citrus canker removed in Katherine

The citrus canker restricted area in Katherine was removed on 20 November, with affected residents in Cossack now able to replant citrus on their properties.

Christmas comes early for fishos

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Christmas comes early for fishos

The Northern Territory Government continues to boost recreational fishing, with the largest single investment into recreational fishing - the $8.3 million Artificial Reef project - almost complete.

Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

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Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

Construction of the new molecular diagnostic wing (MDW) at the Berrimah Farm Science Precinct will commence soon, with local company Jaytex awarded the contract for the build.

Christmas closure dates

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Christmas closure dates

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the festive season.

AGES 2020 – Registrations open

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AGES 2020 – Registrations open

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), is being held on 24 and 25 March 2020.

Resourcing the Territory website launches

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Resourcing the Territory website launches

The new Resourcing the Territory website, the one-stop shop for all things exploration and mining investment in the Northern Territory, is now live at resourcingtheterritory.nt.gov.au.

Protecting the NT from African Swine Fever

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Protecting the NT from African Swine Fever

African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in Timor-Leste, and the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has been working with the community and industry to help keep Australia free of the disease, including developing a suite of in-language information materials.

Take stock: Knowledge is power in Central Australia

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Take stock: Knowledge is power in Central Australia

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) recently facilitated the delivery of workshops to Central Australian producers, improving stockmanship practices, knowledge about self herding principles and wild dog management in the region.