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Nova to share secrets to success at Aboriginal Economic Development Forum

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Nova to share secrets to success at Aboriginal Economic Development Forum

9th Aboriginal Economic Development Forum ambassador, Nova Pomare, manages, trains and mentors Aboriginal staff in her role as general manager at central Australia’s Standley Chasm.

Territory mangoes hit US shelves

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Territory mangoes hit US shelves

Mango madness is a thing – and now Los Angeles locals can see for themselves!

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Turbocharging Tourism: more Nitmiluk turbo works on the way

A tender for the construction of upgrades to the Baruwei stairs and platform at Nitmiluk National Park has been released today, as part of the $5.5 million Turbocharging Tourism investment in the park by the Territory Labor Government to improve the visitor experience, boost tourism and create jobs.

Annual report now available

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Annual report now available

The 2018-2019 Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) annual report is now available.

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Attracting Visitation: Cruise Season Sets Sail with the arrival of the Explorer Dream

The arrival of the Explorer Dream in Darwin today signals the start of the Top End cruise season which is expected to bring over 64,000 visitors and inject millions into the Territory economy over the next 12 months.

Animal Welfare Grants awarded

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Animal Welfare Grants awarded

The latest round of Animal Welfare Grants have been awarded by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR).

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Turbocharging Tourism: George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor and Event Centre opens

The new $9.9 million George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor and Event Centre is now complete.

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Driving tourism and innovation: world’s biggest solar challenge

Dozens of solar cars will begin their 3,000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide as part of the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on Sunday 13 October.

Detector dog in place to help protect Territory’s border

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Detector dog in place to help protect Territory’s border

Detector dog ‘Suki’ has started work at the Darwin International Airport to help keep out African Swine Fever (ASF) and other biosecurity risks.

Extending beyond the dry times

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Extending beyond the dry times

The most recent department field day proved a success with 65 producers, researchers and industry stakeholders converging on the Old Man Plains (OMP) Research Station to learn more about building resilience through the dry times.