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2018 Christmas closures

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2018 Christmas closures

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 Christmas period.

Environment Management Plans approved

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Environment Management Plans approved

Origin and Santos have both received approval to install up to two groundwater monitoring bores each near potential exploration sites in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin.

Peace in the Pacific

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Peace in the Pacific

Three Territory students will explore the Northern Territory and the State of Hawaii’s shared military history when they embark on the inaugural 2018 Chief Minister’s Peace in the Pacific study tour.

Environmental report released for McArthur River Mine

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Environmental report released for McArthur River Mine

The independent monitor’s Environmental Performance Annual Report for the McArthur River Mine (MRM) site for the period October 2016 to March 2018 has been released.

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.