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Animal Protection Bill introduced to Parliament

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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.

Draft Plant Export Cost Recovery Implementation Statement

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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.

Do you keep chickens in your backyard?

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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.

Boat ramp closure: 7-8 February

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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.

Geoscience collaboration to unlock the Territory’s resource potential

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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.

Fisheries regulatory changes effective 1 February 2018

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Fisheries regulatory changes effective 1 February 2018

Two regulatory changes affecting Northern Territory commercial fishers have been introduced.

Where would you like to see more fish?

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Where would you like to see more fish?

Territorians can share their ideas about where artificial reefs and fish aggregating devices (FADs) could be placed in the greater Darwin area to boost recreational fishing opportunities.

Free cat de-sexing program continues thanks to Animal Welfare Fund grant

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Free cat de-sexing program continues thanks to Animal Welfare Fund grant

Palmerston-based The Ark Animal Hospital will again de-sex 120 cats free of charge for low income earners thanks to funding from the Northern Territory Government’s Animal Welfare Fund grant program.

Work underway at Rum Jungle

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Work underway at Rum Jungle

The first pieces of work in Stage 2A of rehabilitation planning at the former Rum Jungle uranium mine site have commenced.

Results of fish testing at the Daly River released

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Results of fish testing at the Daly River released

The Northern Territory Government has released the results of testing of fish from the Daly River for per- and poly-fluoroalkylated substances (PFAS).