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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.

Tackling hairy issues: wild dog management workshop

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Tackling hairy issues: wild dog management workshop

A successful wild dog management workshop was hosted by the Alice Springs Pastoral Industry Advisory Committee (ASPIAC) at the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) in early December.

Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

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Put local seafood on the table this Christmas

Territorians are encouraged to think local when planning the menu this Christmas.

Ship Lift receives funding from NAIF

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Ship Lift receives funding from NAIF

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is making an investment decision of $300 million funding towards the ship lift project.

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Turbocharging Tourism: tender awarded for Baruwei works

The Northern Territory Government’s $5.5 million Turbocharging Tourism investment at Nitmiluk National Park is helping to improve the visitor experience and support local jobs, with the contract for upgrades to the Baruwei stairs and platform awarded to Katherine Constructions Pty Ltd.

Prepare your pets for cyclone season

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Prepare your pets for cyclone season

Cyclone season has officially started and it is now time to start to prepare for extreme weather during the wet season.