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Know your animal welfare responsibilities

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Know your animal welfare responsibilities

From 1 November 2022, changes to the Animal Protection Act and Regulations will strengthen animal welfare protection measures and improve animal welfare outcomes in the Northern Territory.

Win a YETI in our #spotapollinator photo competition

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Win a YETI in our #spotapollinator photo competition

The department’s Plant Biosecuity Team is giving five Territorians the chance to win a YETI in our #spotapollinator photo competition.

Nominations are sought for NT Liquor Commission

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Nominations are sought for NT Liquor Commission

Nominations are sought from persons to be appointed by the Liquor Commission as the Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, or as a member for a term of up to five-years.  Four positions are available.

Guava Root-Knot Nematode detected in the Top End

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Guava Root-Knot Nematode detected in the Top End

A highly pathogenic and aggressive round worm which affects the crop yield of several vegetables, fruit and agricultural fibres has been detected in the Top End.

First ever Peko shipment of Magnetite leaves Darwin Port

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First ever Peko shipment of Magnetite leaves Darwin Port

The first ever shipment of magnetite from the Peko Rehabilitation Project, is leaving Darwin Port this week, a strong sign of confidence in the Territory’s economy and mining sector.

Attracting Workers in our Aged Care Sector

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Attracting Workers in our Aged Care Sector

One of the first projects under the Northern Territory Governments Flexible Workforce Solutions Fund has been awarded which will boost our local workforce and support our economy and community.

Community Reference Group announced for Darwin Region Water Supply Infrastructure Program

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Community Reference Group announced for Darwin Region Water Supply Infrastructure Program

The Northern Territory (NT) Government is working to secure the Darwin region’s future water supply.

October Business Month welcomes Christian Boucousis to the NT

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October Business Month welcomes Christian Boucousis to the NT

October Business Month is hitting new heights, with high profile keynote speaker and former Australian fighter pilot, Christian ‘Boo’ Boucousis visiting Alice Springs.

WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition commences in NT

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WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition commences in NT

The 2022 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition has commenced. The Northern Territory’s (NT) most talented apprentices, trainees and students are competing across a range of professions including baking, cookery, hairdressing, beauty therapy, primary industries, carpentry and electrotechnology.

$2.9 million biosecurity boost to prepare for Territory’s greatest threats

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$2.9 million biosecurity boost to prepare for Territory’s greatest threats

The Territory Government has announced an immediate $2.9 million biosecurity boost, to prepare the Territory’s agribusiness industries to respond to increasing biosecurity threats which would have devastating consequences for our agricultural sector and regional economies.