The Territory Government engaged international expert Dr Tina Hunter to provide an independent assessment of the draft Petroleum (Environment) Regulations for the Territory onshore gas industry. For a copy of the report visit nt.gov.au.
The recent Federal Budget allocation of $10 million through an extension of the Project Agreement with the Northern Territory Government will allow the continued rehabilitation planning at the former Rum Jungle Uranium mine site.
The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy (DME) awarded a tender to local company EcOz Pty Ltd to conduct a baseline weed survey of the Goodall Legacy Mine site and surrounds.
The results of an independent review into the bioaccumulation of heavy metals in the McArthur River Mine (MRM) area has confirmed a low risk to human health posed by consumption of fish from the McArthur River system.
The Legacy Mines Unit of the Department of Mines and Energy awarded a tender to the Jululikari Council Aboriginal Corporation to conduct a weed survey and subsequent control activities on mining tenements in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory.
Major work is planned to address the long term environmental legacies at the former Rum Jungle mine site.
A tender to supply and install chain link boundary fence at the Pioneer Mine Site, Hatches Creek in Tennant Creek, has been awarded to local company Sonwane Pty Ltd trading as Tangentyere Constructions.
Resources aimed at keeping animals safe in emergenciesDo you have a plan for keeping your animals safe in an emergency?
Did you have banana plants removed as part of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program? If you had banana plants removed from your property you are eligible to participate in the sentinel planting program. Sentinel plants are an important step in checking that the Territory has successfully eradicated Banana Freckle.
Your animals are your responsibility. It is up to you to plan ahead and prepare for the safety and welfare of your pets.