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As a result of continued efforts to trace plants infected with the citrus canker disease as well as assistance from the community, the Citrus Canker Emergency Response Team has successfully identified another plant infected with citrus canker. Located on a residential property in Durack, this is the 14th infected plant found in the Northern Territory since the first citrus canker detection in April 2018.
The Northern Territory’s economy is set to receive a significant boost with the upcoming Territory Tribute International Military Writers’ Festival expected to attract large numbers of visitors to Darwin from 5-7 April 2019.
Tourism visitor statistics released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA)* show that domestic and international visitation to the NT has stabilised in the September quarter of 2018.
The Territory Labor Government continues to stimulate the economy and boost the Territory’s tourism industry, with new data revealing great results from NT Major Events Company’s (NTMEC) key events in 2018.
The Northern Territory Government is investing $93 million in vocational education and training (VET) this financial year to skill the Northern Territory workforce and support the creation of long-term jobs for Territorians.
An amendment has been approved to McArthur River Mine’s (MRM) existing Mine Management Plan that will allow the operator to improve contaminated water management at the site.
Through the Territory Labor Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package, Territory tourism operators have been provided $3 million in grants to improve tourism experiences for visitors and boost industry investment.
The Territory’s first-ever direct air service from China is starting to achieve results, bringing more Chinese visitors here and delivering significant flow-on benefits into the economy.
Territorians are reminded they are responsible for the safety and welfare of their pets and livestock over the Christmas and holiday period.