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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.

Water infrastructure rebate now available to NT producers

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Water infrastructure rebate now available to NT producers

Territory primary producers can now apply for a rebate when purchasing water infrastructure.

Congratulations NT Rural Women’s Award winner – Zoe Malone

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Congratulations NT Rural Women’s Award winner – Zoe Malone

Darwin resident Zoe Malone was awarded the 2019 Northern Territory AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award at a ceremony at Parliament House on Wednesday 27 March.

New code for buffalo industry

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New code for buffalo industry

The Northern Territory buffalo industry has a new code of practice that was prepared and published by the NT Buffalo Industry Council.

20th anniversary AGES wraps up

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20th anniversary AGES wraps up

Presentations and abstracts from the 2019 Annual Geoscience and Exploration Seminar (AGES) are available now on the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) website.