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Turbocharging Litchfield National Park: tender awarded for new campsite design

Local contractors, Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec has been awarded the contract for the design of new campgrounds and recreation areas in Litchfield National Park, as part of the Northern Territory Government’s $17.5 million Litchfield Central Valley project.

Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

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Construction of Molecular Diagnostic Wing to commence

Construction of the new molecular diagnostic wing (MDW) at the Berrimah Farm Science Precinct will commence soon, with local company Jaytex awarded the contract for the build.

Christmas closure dates

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Christmas closure dates

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season. Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the festive season.

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Flights on sale as the Top End stars in The Amazing Race Australia

Millions of viewers across Australia tuned in to watch The Amazing Race Australia finale as the final three teams including the Territory’s own Deadly Duo Jasmin & Jerome rushed to the finish line in the Top End.

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Top End showcased in The Amazing Race Australia finale tonight

The majestic Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge is set to star in The Amazing Race Australia tonight as the final three team’s race to the finish line for the much-anticipated finale.

AGES 2020 – Registrations open

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AGES 2020 – Registrations open

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), is being held on 24 and 25 March 2020.

Resourcing the Territory website launches

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Resourcing the Territory website launches

The new Resourcing the Territory website, the one-stop shop for all things exploration and mining investment in the Northern Territory, is now live at resourcingtheterritory.nt.gov.au.

Protecting the NT from African swine fever

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Protecting the NT from African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in Timor-Leste, and the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has been working with the community and industry to help keep Australia free of the disease, including developing a suite of in-language information materials.

Take stock: knowledge is power in Central Australia

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Take stock: knowledge is power in Central Australia

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) recently facilitated the delivery of workshops to Central Australian producers, improving stockmanship practices, knowledge about self herding principles and wild dog management in the region.

Easing of restrictions for the control of citrus canker

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Easing of restrictions for the control of citrus canker

The declared restricted area for the control of citrus canker disease has been removed from properties in Cossack, Katherine.