Another 14 Aboriginal Marine Rangers from across the Territory have completed their Certificate II in Fisheries Compliance.
Watarrka National Park is now protected from any mining or energy exploration activity following the gazettal of a Reserve Block under the Geothermal Energy Act.
The potential for new and expanded crops and agricultural development in the Katherine and Big Rivers regions is the focus of the new document, Agribusiness Potential of the Big Rivers Region.
Cyclone season officially starts in November, and now is the time for Territorians to begin to plan and prepare for a cyclone and other potential emergencies.
Fish kills can occur at any time of the year but are more common during the build-up and early in the Wet season, often following the first flush of water from large storms.
Representatives from the mining, petroleum, pastoral, transport and infrastructure industries met in Tennant Creek to discuss opportunities and developments in the Barkly Region, and the important role industry plays in developing regional economies in the Northern Territory (NT).
The Territory Government is continuing to address safety and environmental issues around legacy mines in Tennant Creek, creating jobs and business opportunities in the region.
A recently completed US$120M expansion to operations at Newmont’s Tanami gold mine is expected to produce up to an additional 80,000oz of gold per year.
The final stage of rehabilitation planning for the former Rum Jungle mine site near Batchelor is now underway.
The season’s first shipment of Territory mangoes to be exported to the United States (US) has been trucked out of Darwin.