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
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.
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.
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.
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.