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Watarrka National Park free from mining activity

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Watarrka National Park free from mining activity

The Northern Territory Government has declared a Reserved Land Area (Minerals) and Reserved Block Area (Petroleum)over Watarrka National Park.

Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

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Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

A comprehensive Central Australia horticulture growth prospectus has been developed to support investors in Central Australia, with a focus on the diversification of crops and unique opportunities to the region.

Feedback on free range egg labelling

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Feedback on free range egg labelling

The Australian Government has developed an information standard for free range egg labelling. Interested stakeholders can provide feedback on the compliance and technical aspects of the information standard until 9 December 2016.

Next step for Berrimah Export Yards upgrade

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Next step for Berrimah Export Yards upgrade

An Expression of Interest (EOI) for civil works contract was advertised last week for the upgrade to the Berrimah Export Yards (BEY).

Animal Welfare Fund grant applications closing soon

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Animal Welfare Fund grant applications closing soon

There is only a week left to submit your 2017-18 Animal Welfare Fund grant application.

New boat ramp for Shady Camp

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New boat ramp for Shady Camp

Work has commenced on construction of a new $2.3 million boat ramp at popular fishing spot Shady Camp.

Fisheries training helping remote Aboriginal communities develop seafood industry

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Fisheries training helping remote Aboriginal communities develop seafood industry

Delivering specialised marine and fisheries training in remote communities is helping Aboriginal people participate in the seafood industry and enjoy the economic and lifestyle benefits of community fishing enterprises.

System to monitor cattle from space ready to be commercialised

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System to monitor cattle from space ready to be commercialised

Precision Pastoral Pty Ltd has been announced as the new commercial partner for the highly successful Precision Pastoral Management System, which allows pastoralists to monitor their cattle herd using satellite technology.

Tender advertised for historic mine safety work at Tennant Creek

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Tender advertised for historic mine safety work at Tennant Creek

A public tender is currently being advertised for small mining environmental and public safety works to take place in Tennant Creek.

Territory capability showcased at national oil and gas conference

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Territory capability showcased at national oil and gas conference

Five Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) staff were part of a delegation that showcased the Northern Territory’s oil and gas capability at an industry conference in Perth last week.