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Fisheries compliance training hooks Indigenous Rangers

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Fisheries compliance training hooks Indigenous Rangers

Indigenous Rangers from across the Northern Territory are this week undertaking training to boost their skills and knowledge in fisheries compliance.

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. Most areas of the department will be operating as normal throughout the Christmas period. There are some closures to be aware of.

Registrations open for the 2017 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES)

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Registrations open for the 2017 Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES)

Registrations are now open for AGES 2017, the Territory’s premier exploration event.

Mango trial starts in Ali Curung

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Mango trial starts in Ali Curung

New mango varieties from the National Mango Breeding Program will be trialled in the Ali Curung area for the first time.

Independent Monitor’s report released

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Independent Monitor’s report released

The Independent Monitor’s report on the McArthur River Mine (MRM) site has been released.

Project will create new detailed maps of the NT

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Project will create new detailed maps of the NT

A new mapping project will produce detailed maps to inform decisions about regional development, investment and sustainable and efficient use of soil and water.

Notifiable bee disease detected in the NT

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Notifiable bee disease detected in the NT

European foulbrood has been detected in a small number of hives in the Katherine area.The disease is in Australia but is not usually found in the Northern Territory. It is notifiable under the NT Livestock Act.

2017 Earth Science Scholarship

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2017 Earth Science Scholarship

The Department of Mines and Energy each year offers a three-year scholarship for a young Territorian to undertake university study in earth science, mining, petroleum engineering or metallurgy.

New CSIRO partnership for geology research

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New CSIRO partnership for geology research

Two CSIRO post-doctoral researchers will be based in Darwin for up to three years embedded within the Department of Mines and Energy under a new collaborative research agreement.

Fracking Inquiry

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Fracking Inquiry

On 14 September the NT Government announced a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into fracking in the Northern Territory.