The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia has recently detected an exotic plant pest, the tomato potato psyllid (TPP) which attacks a range of plants in the Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae family, including potato, tomato, eggplant, capsicum, chilli, tamarillo and sweet potato.
The Northern Territory Government is committed to the development of the NT by providing exploration opportunities to assist in unlocking the Territory’s untapped resources.
More than 100 years of geological reports collected for mineral exploration in the Northern Territory are now available online.
The Northern Territory Government has provided funding for 120 concession card holders in the Palmerston and Litchfield areas to have their cats desexed at no charge.
The Daly River Fish Management Zone has been reopened for recreational barramundi fishing.
Drone technology is being used to inspect Legacy Mine sites in the Northern Territory.
30 hectares of land at the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) near Alice Springs is being made available for a commercial horticulture lease.
An outbreak of fruit fly has been declared in the Ti Tree area and eradication activities have started.
Final chance for Darwin and rural residents to collect their sentinel banana plants.
An animal welfare grant is helping the RPSCA upgrade its kennels.