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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.

Ti Tree and Rocky Hill free of fruit fly

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Ti Tree and Rocky Hill free of fruit fly

A biosecurity program has successfully eradicated Queensland fruit fly from the Ti Tree and Rocky Hill areas.

Northern Gas Pipeline is underway

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Northern Gas Pipeline is underway

Construction has officially begun on the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline with a ceremony held in Tennant Creek on Wednesday 12 July.

Banana freckle eradication program enters final phase

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Banana freckle eradication program enters final phase

Banana permits and zone movement restrictions have today been lifted in the Northern Territory.

Fighting bad bugs with good bugs at Coastal Plains Research Farm

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Fighting bad bugs with good bugs at Coastal Plains Research Farm

Top End vegetable growers and producers have been shown how naturally occurring beneficial insects can be used to help overcome plant pests.

New Johne’s disease biosecurity protocols gazetted

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New Johne’s disease biosecurity protocols gazetted

New biosecurity protocols for Johne’s disease (JD) were gazetted by the Northern Territory Government on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Prepare your pets for Territory Day

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Prepare your pets for Territory Day

Pet owners are reminded to consider the safety and comfort of their pets ahead of Territory Day celebrations this weekend.