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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.

Step closer to understanding mango disorder

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Step closer to understanding mango disorder

Scientists in the Northern Territory have made an exciting breakthrough in understanding the cause of resin canal discolouration (RCD) in mangoes.

Have you seen our Fishing Attraction Devices?

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Have you seen our Fishing Attraction Devices?

Five trial fishing attraction devices (FADs) were deployed in waters off Darwin in 2018. Due to a period of sustained large seas and wind three have gone missing.

NT finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

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NT finalists announced for Rural Women’s Award

Three inspiring Territory women have been named finalists for the 2019 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award.

Two wins for DPIR at Australian Biosecurity Awards

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Two wins for DPIR at Australian Biosecurity Awards

Strong biosecurity practices and quick responses to incursions help make sure the Northern Territory can access interstate and international markets for agricultural products, and develop and sustain agribusiness and economic development.