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Recreational Fishing Advisory Committee Announced

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Recreational Fishing Advisory Committee Announced

The NT Recreational Fishing Advisory Committee was recently formed to provide advice to the Minister on key matters of importance to recreational fishing.

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Improving safety for Tennant Creek community

The Department of Mines and Energy is continuing to provide opportunities for regional development through local employment and involvement in remediation activities by awarding a safety tender to a local Tennant Creek company Remote Concrete NT.

Animal Welfare grant

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Animal Welfare grant

The NT government is calling for applications from organisations whose primary business is animal welfare with the launch of the 2016-2017 Animal Welfare Fund Grant Programme.

NT Government helps improve environmental management practices with EIA grant

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NT Government helps improve environmental management practices with EIA grant

The Northern Territory Government has announced a grant of $75,000/year over two years to assist the Extractive Industry Association (EIA) improve its environmental management practices.For more information read the Ministerial Release

National Banana Freckle Eradication Program phase 3 begins

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National Banana Freckle Eradication Program phase 3 begins

No permit, no plant is the simple message from the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program as the clock ticks over to the start of Phase 3.

International expert reviews Environmental Regulations

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International expert reviews Environmental Regulations

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.

Katherine Farm and Garden Day

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Katherine Farm and Garden Day

The Katherine region is a very prospective region for primary industry development in the NT and is positioned well to supply growing export markets in Asia.

Browsing ant detection dogs

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Browsing ant detection dogs

Following the detection of browsing ants in the Darwin port region in July last year, the NT Government joined forces with the Queensland Government to train and deploy browsing ant detector dogs.

Hatches Creek tender awards to Alice Springs company

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Hatches Creek tender awards to Alice Springs company

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.

Banana freckle sentinel planting invitations

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Banana freckle sentinel planting invitations

Invitations to participate in the final phase of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program are being sent to 3000 households in the Greater Darwin Area.