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Browsing ant eradication program on track

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Browsing ant eradication program on track

A Queensland-based odour detection dog and her handler have spent two weeks in Darwin assisting with efforts to eradicate browsing ant from several infested sites.

Animal Welfare Fund grant recipients announced

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Animal Welfare Fund grant recipients announced

Eleven not-for-profit organisations whose core business is animal welfare have received grants as part of the 2017-18 Animal Welfare Fund grants program.

Inspiring the Territory’s future scientists

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Inspiring the Territory’s future scientists

Centralian Senior College students learnt about some of the exciting career opportunities in science, agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture when they spent a day with Department of Primary Industry and Resources scientists.

Territory barramundi sashimi may be heading to Japan

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Territory barramundi sashimi may be heading to Japan

A trial has been undertaken to determine the suitability of Northern Territory barramundi for export to the Japanese sashimi market.

NT Resources Week

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NT Resources Week

The Northern Territory’s (NT) largest industry exhibition combining the South East Asia Australia Offshore and Onshore Conference (SEAAOC), Mining the Territory, and Building the Territory is taking place this week.

Buffalo industry to benefit from new manual

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Buffalo industry to benefit from new manual

An Australia-first, technical manual for the buffalo farming industry has been published and is available for free download and purchase.

2018 Earth Science Scholarship now open

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2018 Earth Science Scholarship now open

A three year scholarship for a young Territorian to undertake university study in earth science, mining or petroleum engineering, or metallurgy is being offered by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources.

Registration open for Million Dollar Fish season 3

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Registration open for Million Dollar Fish season 3

The Northern Territory’s famous Million Dollar Fish competition will be back this year for a third season.

Cleaning up the harbour

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Cleaning up the harbour

The Fisheries Division of the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) was out on the water assisting in the eighth annual Darwin Harbour clean-up.

Recreational fishing receives infrastructure boost

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Recreational fishing receives infrastructure boost

Key milestones have been reached in four projects that will improve the recreational fishing experience for local fishers and tourists.