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Launching into Australia’s space industry

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Launching into Australia’s space industry

The Northern Territory Government have partnered with Black Sky Aerospace to launch Australia’s first commercial sub-orbital rocket and to also support the growth of Australia’s emerging space industry.

AZRI information booklet released

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AZRI information booklet released

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources has released an information booklet as part of the Arid Zone Research Institute’s (AZRI) 50th birthday celebration.

Self herding trial progresses at Victoria River Research Station

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Self herding trial progresses at Victoria River Research Station

A self herding trial at Victoria River Research Station is showing early promise, with research cattle grazing in traditionally underutilised areas.

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ATEC Inbound Tourism Travel Trade event kicks off in Darwin

More than 410 delegates have converged on Darwin for one of Australia’s leading inbound tourism conferences, the 2018 Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Meeting Place.

Artificially intelligent fish identification tool recognised at TNRM Awards

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Artificially intelligent fish identification tool recognised at TNRM Awards

Congratulation to Dr Shane Penny, Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Fisheries Research Scientist, who received the Research in Natural Resource Management Award at the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) Awards on Wednesday 14 November.

The Territory’s space industry: where tradition meets innovation

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The Territory’s space industry: where tradition meets innovation

The Territory recently hosted Boeing, CSIRO, Nova Group, the Australian Space Agency, and Equatorial Launch Australia as part of twin space forums in Darwin and Nhulunbuy.

Fisheries move to Darwin Corporate Park

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Fisheries move to Darwin Corporate Park

From Monday 12 November, all Fisheries staff will be relocated from Berrimah Farm to the department’s new fisheries office – located within the Darwin Corporate Park at 33 Vaughan Street, Berrimah.

Welcome to the Territory incentives

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Welcome to the Territory incentives

Territory businesses with hard to fill positions can now receive support under the Welcome to the Territory Incentives program to recruit workers from interstate.

How and why did two mud crabs travel 200 kilometres?

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How and why did two mud crabs travel 200 kilometres?

Fisheries, aquaculture and oceanography enthusiasts are invited to a free event on Thursday 15 November to hear a range of presentations from local and interstate scientists.

Strengthening Animal Welfare and Protection

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Strengthening Animal Welfare and Protection

Animal welfare and protection measures in the Northern Territory have been strengthened with the creation of the new Animal Protection Act (‘the Act’)