Detector dog ‘Suki’ has started work at the Darwin International Airport to help keep out African Swine Fever (ASF) and other biosecurity risks.
The most recent department field day proved a success with 65 producers, researchers and industry stakeholders converging on the Old Man Plains (OMP) Research Station to learn more about building resilience through the dry times.
African swine fever (ASF) is geographically closer to the Northern Territory (NT) than anywhere else in Australia, following the recent confirmation in Timor-Leste. However, Australia remains free from ASF and it is crucial the disease is kept out.
As part of the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to increase long term fisheries production, enhance the sustainability of key fishery resources and enhance recreational fishing infrastructure, the deployment of artificial reef modules commenced earlier this week – ahead of schedule.
Repairs and maintenance work will soon commence on the cover system at the waste rock dump at Rum Jungle Creek South.
Join industry experts on Thursday 10 October 2019 at the first Agribusiness Day, part of October Business Month, and learn about new opportunities from industry experts and real business examples.
Those interested in keeping up with the department’s news and activities have until 5:00pm Monday 30 September to provide feedback on how the department communicates with regional audiences.
Redevelopment of the Berrimah Farm site is underway and northern Australia will soon benefit from the new Berrimah Farm Science Precinct.
The marine ranger team recently travelled out to Wadeye, 400km South West of Darwin, to work with the Thamarrurr Rangers.
Congratulations to Department of Primary Industry and Resources employee, Zoe Malone on reaching the national final of the 2019 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.