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.
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.
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.
Nine thousand baby barras have been given a new home at Palmerston.
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.
On 14 September the NT Government announced a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into fracking in the Northern Territory.
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.
Finding and destroying banana plants that have regrown is the major focus of the National Banana Freckle Eradication Program over the next two weeks.
Two separate areas have been placed under quarantine at Berrimah Research Farm following the confirmed detection of Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus.
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.