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First milestone for Artificial Reefs

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First milestone for Artificial Reefs

Territorians and visiting fishos are set for a boost of recreational fishing opportunities with work beginning on constructing four new engineered, artificial reefs to be placed in the Beagle Gulf off Darwin.

Northern Territory’s kaffir lime leaves return to interstate markets and restaurants

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Northern Territory’s kaffir lime leaves return to interstate markets and restaurants

Commercial kaffir lime leaf growers in the Northern Territory (NT) can sell their leaves interstate again, after procedures for the monitoring, treatment and packing of kaffir lime leaves were agreed by the Australian, state and territory governments.

Hemp Bill introduced into Parliament

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Hemp Bill introduced into Parliament

On 16 May 2019 the Hemp Industry Bill was introduced into Parliament.

Last chance to apply for animal welfare grants

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Last chance to apply for animal welfare grants

Animal welfare organisations are encouraged to jump online to submit their applications for the 2019-2020 Animal Welfare Fund grant program, with submissions closing this Friday 17 May.

Recreational Fishing Grants open

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Recreational Fishing Grants open

Applications will open on Wednesday 15 May for the $1 million NT Recreational Fishing Grants Scheme.

Strengthening the Territory’s biosecurity preparedness

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Strengthening the Territory’s biosecurity preparedness

The Northern Territory’s (NT) capacity to respond to Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has increased with Department of Primary Industry and Resources veterinarian, Megan Pickering, completing intensive FMD training in Nepal.

Barra fingerlings released into Palmerston lakes

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Barra fingerlings released into Palmerston lakes

The Northern Territory Government is continuing to support recreational fishers, with more than 800 barramundi fingerlings released into the Palmerston lakes.

Making cents of climate change

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Making cents of climate change

Rising maximum and minimum temperatures resulting from climate change will impact many crops currently grown in the Northern Territory.

Animal welfare grants open

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Animal welfare grants open

The 2019-2020 Animal Welfare Fund grant program is now open.The program offers grants funding to eligible not-for-profit organisations for animal welfare projects and activities that improve the well-being, care and responsible management of animals in the Northern Territory (NT).

Code of Practice out for consultation

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Code of Practice out for consultation

The Northern Territory Government has worked with independent scientific experts to develop a draft Code of Practice (the Code) for Onshore Petroleum Activities in the Northern Territory and is now seeking public feedback.