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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.

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.

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.

Plenty more fish in the…lake

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Plenty more fish in the…lake

Nine thousand baby barras have been given a new home at Palmerston.

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.

Get your pets cyclone ready

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Get your pets cyclone ready

The Northern Territory Government’s Animal Welfare Inspectors are urging Territorians to plan for the care of their pets in the lead up to the start of the cyclone season on November 1.

Banana Freckle Regrowth Deadline

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Banana Freckle Regrowth Deadline

Finding and destroying banana plants that have regrown is the major focus of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program over the next two weeks.

CGMMV detection at Berrimah Research Farm

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CGMMV detection at Berrimah Research Farm

Two separate areas have been placed under quarantine at Berrimah Research Farm following the confirmed detection of Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus.

Release of independent report into bioaccumulation of heavy metals in McArthur River

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Release of independent report into bioaccumulation of heavy metals in McArthur River

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.