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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.

Easing of restrictions for the control of citrus canker

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Easing of restrictions for the control of citrus canker

The declared restricted area for the control of citrus canker disease has been removed from properties in Cossack, Katherine.

Nominate a biosecurity hero!

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Nominate a biosecurity hero!

Do you know a farmer, organisation, team or person that has gone above and beyond to improve biosecurity in Australia?

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Reserved blocks declared

The Northern Territory Government has now declared 11% of the Northern Territory (NT) a reserved block under the Petroleum Act.

Prepare your pets for the wet season

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Prepare your pets for the wet season

Cyclone season has officially begun, so now is the time to start preparing for the wet season.

Cattle tick zones change

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Cattle tick zones change

Following a review of the Territory’s cattle tick management program, livestock owners are being asked to check cattle tick zones and movement restrictions as there have been changes to the cattle tick control and infected areas.