Katherine Regional Roadshow 2017
Giving locals a voice in northern development
Presented by NT Farmers and Office Northern Australia
Wednesday 12 July 2017 – 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Katherine Research Station (KRS)
Followed by drinks and a BBQ
- farming future in Katherine
- successful farmers in Katherine
- government’s role in research and development and water planning
- fracking and its possible impacts
- forming a Katherine farmers group.
Key speakers include:
- Maree Piccone, Manbulloo and Chris Howie, Douglas Daly - successful Katherine farmers
- Simon Smith, President NT Farmers Assoc.
- Tim Hill, Aus Industry and Office Northern Australia
- Matt Barnes, Deputy General Manager Forestry Operations, QUINTIS update
- Mark Sullivan Flying Fox Station and Callen Thomson DPIR, surface water and furrow irrigation of crops
- Ian Biggs, research by DPIR
- Her Worship The Mayor, Fay Miller; Warren de Witt, Amateur Fishing and Kylie Gracey, NT Cattleman’s Association, community relations
- Prof Michal Douglas, NT Water Resources and North Environment Research Hub, water allocations
- Dr Damien Barrett, CSIRO - fracking and possible impacts
RSVP NT Farmers firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone on 8983 3233 or 0437 092 551
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Last updated: 27 March 2018