The On-Farm Emergency Water Rebate Scheme has taken off, with the number of applications since it’s opening on 29 March 2019 exceeding expectations.
All recommendations in Table 16.1 of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing’s (Inquiry) final report have now been completed. This means the Northern Territory Government can assess applications for drilling of petroleum wells and hydraulic fracturing.
The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) held their annual bull sale on 18 June via an online auction.
On the back of the Northern Territory Government’s program designed to develop a tropical rock oyster aquaculture industry, two from the team at the Darwin Aquaculture Centre recently travelled to Malaysia to exchange knowledge with local oyster hatcheries and farmers.
The Northern Territory Government reminds you to ensure your furry friends are safe and cared for this Territory Day – Monday 1 July 2019. All pet owners have responsibility for the welfare, health and safety of their pets.
Consultation has now closed on proposed areas to be declared reserved blocks for petroleum activities in the Northern Territory.
The Territory remains on track to eradicate browsing ant from the Northern Territory by November 2021.
The Code of Practice, has been released after extensive consultation, further strengthening protections for the environment and delivering an accountable and transparent onshore gas industry.
After a poor wet season across the Territory, water resources have not been refilled. Groundwater levels in some groundwater systems in the Darwin rural area are at critical levels.
A restricted area (RA) has been declared in Karama after citrus canker was found on a lime plant in the northern suburb.