Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Local community groups and not-for-profit organisations will have the opportunity to start the new year with momentum with applications now open for the Community Benefit Fund Major Grant round.
The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade’s Plant Biosecurity team has signed on to a 5 year agreement to deliver citrus surveillance across northern Australia.
Resource company executives, geologists and businesses with an interest in mineral and energy exploration and development in the Territory, can now register to attend the 22nd Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) hosted by the Northern Territory Geological Survey.
The Northern Territory has opened its borders to welcome fully vaccinated interstate and international visitors.
A fifth round of the immediate one-off payments is now available for businesses located in the Tennant Creek Lockdown area effective from 17 December 2021.
Territory enterprises can now access round 2 of the Territory Government’s Digital Partnerships Program.
A major step has been made towards the Northern Territory Government’s 50% renewable energy target with a tender awarded for the 35MVA (megavolt amps) Darwin-Katherine Battery Energy Storage System (DK BESS) - a ‘big battery’ for the Darwin-Katherine grid which will deliver cost savings of around $9.8 million per year. The DK BESS is expected to pay for itself in approximately five years.
The Northern Territory (NT) Government continues to support the wellbeing of international students living in the Territory, with round 1 of the 2022 Study NT International Student Wellbeing grants awarded.
The Northern Territory (NT) Government is launching an innovation and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) focussed school holiday initiative for Alice Springs - the Innovation Passport.