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2018 Christmas closures

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2018 Christmas closures

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the Christmas period.

Environment Management Plans approved

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Environment Management Plans approved

Origin and Santos have both received approval to install up to two groundwater monitoring bores each near potential exploration sites in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin.

Environmental report released for McArthur River Mine

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Environmental report released for McArthur River Mine

The independent monitor’s Environmental Performance Annual Report for the McArthur River Mine (MRM) site for the period October 2016 to March 2018 has been released.

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.