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AZRI information booklet released

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AZRI information booklet released

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources has released an information booklet as part of the Arid Zone Research Institute’s (AZRI) 50th birthday celebration.

Self herding trial progresses at Victoria River Research Station

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Self herding trial progresses at Victoria River Research Station

A self herding trial at Victoria River Research Station is showing early promise, with research cattle grazing in traditionally underutilised areas.

Artificially intelligent fish identification tool recognised at TNRM Awards

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Artificially intelligent fish identification tool recognised at TNRM Awards

Congratulation to Dr Shane Penny, Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Fisheries Research Scientist, who received the Research in Natural Resource Management Award at the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) Awards on Wednesday 14 November.

Fisheries move to Darwin Corporate Park

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Fisheries move to Darwin Corporate Park

From Monday 12 November, all Fisheries staff will be relocated from Berrimah Farm to the department’s new fisheries office – located within the Darwin Corporate Park at 33 Vaughan Street, Berrimah.

How and why did two mud crabs travel 200 kilometres?

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How and why did two mud crabs travel 200 kilometres?

Fisheries, aquaculture and oceanography enthusiasts are invited to a free event on Thursday 15 November to hear a range of presentations from local and interstate scientists.

Strengthening Animal Welfare and Protection

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Strengthening Animal Welfare and Protection

Animal welfare and protection measures in the Northern Territory have been strengthened with the creation of the new Animal Protection Act (‘the Act’)

New citrus canker restricted area in Nakara

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New citrus canker restricted area in Nakara

The Northern Territory has confirmed another case of citrus canker following a report from a member of the Darwin community.

New partnership in training development for fisheries compliance

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New partnership in training development for fisheries compliance

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources is working with the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) to boost Aboriginal focused training and assessment resources.

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Dewatering pipeline approved at Edna Beryl

The Edna Beryl underground gold mine, 37km north of Tennant Creek, has been granted approval for a dewatering pipeline.

Finalists at Territory Natural Resource Management Awards

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Finalists at Territory Natural Resource Management Awards

A big congratulations to the team at the Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC) and Dr Shane Penny from Fisheries, who have been named as finalists at the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) Awards to be held in November.