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Preparing for emergency animal diseases: improving industry capacity

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Preparing for emergency animal diseases: improving industry capacity

The Livestock Biosecurity Branch recently hosted three post mortem workshops at the Charles Darwin University campus in Katherine to improve industry capacity to prepare and respond to emergency animal diseases.

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Tourism: Towards 2030 Conference Returns in 2020

The Tourism: Towards 2030 Conference will return to Darwin and Alice Springs in March, bringing local tourism operators together with the common goal of growing the Territory’s tourism industry.

Project Sea Dragon: $200 million worth of contracts to be released for tenders in 2020

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Project Sea Dragon: $200 million worth of contracts to be released for tenders in 2020

Seafarms’ Project Sea Dragon has commenced construction at the Bynoe Harbour Core Breeding Centre with earthworks and bitumen being laid for access roads, along with outlet ponds and fencing.

Apply now for Rural Women’s Awards

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Apply now for Rural Women’s Awards

Could 2020 be your year to shine? Apply now for the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Awards, with applications closing on January 26.

Boosting our population through NT higher education grants

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Boosting our population through NT higher education grants

The Northern Territory (NT) Government is strengthening the Territory’s skills base, and helping keep Territory students in the NT by offering higher education study grants to those undertaking their first undergraduate degree in the NT.

Boosting our population: DAMA II marks successful first year

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Boosting our population: DAMA II marks successful first year

Northern Territory (NT) businesses sought to fill 520 positions with skilled migrants in 2019 - a 263% year-on-year increase - following a major change to the NT’s Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA).

Fireworks are for people, not pets!

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Fireworks are for people, not pets!

Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to see in the New Year, but for pets they can be extremely stressful.

Commercial cotton crops for Katherine

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Commercial cotton crops for Katherine

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) began trialling commercial cotton crops this year in the Katherine region, with both rainfed and irrigated methods investigated during the process.

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Top Ten Insta-hits of 2019

A photo of Longitude 131°, the luxury wilderness camp just outside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, was the most liked image on Tourism NT’s Instagram channel @NTaustralia for 2019.

Don’t let your dog overheat in your car

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Don’t let your dog overheat in your car

With soaring temperatures reaching all areas of the Territory at the moment, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources is urging pet owners not to leave their beloved pet dogs in vehicles.