October

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.

New mango varieties tested for disinfestation treatment

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New mango varieties tested for disinfestation treatment

The Territory could soon be exporting two new varieties of mangoes if trials currently being undertaken by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) are successful.

Last week to apply for earth science, mining or petroleum scholarship

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Last week to apply for earth science, mining or petroleum scholarship

Young Territorians have until Friday 2 November to apply for the 2019 Earth Sciences/Mining/Petroleum Scholarship.

Northern Territory mangoes negotiated into South Australian markets

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Northern Territory mangoes negotiated into South Australian markets

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR), Biosecurity Queensland, and Biosecurity South Australia have successfully negotiated market access for Northern Territory (NT) mango growers into South Australia, following an SA withdrawal from operational procedures in July.

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Creative panel appointed for Tourism marketing of the Territory

A two-year panel contract has been awarded to seven companies to deliver creative services to enhance the destination marketing strategy and proactively execute the creative plan.

Apply now for Women in Agri-tech program

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Apply now for Women in Agri-tech program

Female high school teachers from regional, rural and remote Northern Territory are encouraged to apply for the inaugural Women in Agri-tech program.

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Turbocharging Tourism: Japanese Charter Heading for Alice Springs

The Red Centre will be rolling out the welcome mat for an influx of Japanese visitors next week, with the first direct charter flight from Japan in over a decade touching down in Alice Springs.

Remote livestock management system wins National Landcare Award

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Remote livestock management system wins National Landcare Award

A remote livestock management system developed by Precision Pastoral Pty Ltd in partnership with Ninti One Limited and the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has won the Australian Government Innovation in Agriculture Land Management Award at the National Landcare Awards.

Nominate now for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award

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Nominate now for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award

The 2018 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award national winners were announced on Monday 15 October.

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Turbocharging Tourism - Parrtjima to return in April as record numbers experience the culture of Central Australia

The Minister for Tourism and Culture confirmed today a 35% increase in attendance at this year’s Parrtjima festival - its highest visitation to date - and the return of the event in April 2019.