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Aboriginal Workforce Grants

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Aboriginal Workforce Grants

Applications are now open for grants to support more Aboriginal Territorians entering employment and developing careers within the workplace.

Geologist rocks as STEM Superstar

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Geologist rocks as STEM Superstar

A mohawked, mustang-driving, rock music chick might not be the typical image of a scientist, however geologist Dr Verity Normington is breaking down stereotypes.

Crawford Fund develops Territory research

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Crawford Fund develops Territory research

Dr Mary Finlay-Doney, Research Entomologist, recently travelled to Malaysia on a Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) scholarship to participate in a prestigious research leadership course.

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Turbocharging Tourism: 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS tickets now on sale

The Northern Territory Government is turbocharging one of the Territory’s favourite music events, with tickets now on sale for the biggest and best BASSINTHEGRASS Music Festival yet.

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Strong Cruise Ship Season Boosting Tourism

A strong season is forecast with 75 total cruise ship arrivals planned to visit Darwin, providing a huge tourism boost for Darwin City.

Arti-FISH-al intelligence benefits DPIR

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Arti-FISH-al intelligence benefits DPIR

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has partnered with Microsoft in an award winning project recording, identifying and classifying fish on remote underwater videos using Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Registration open for AGES 2019

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Registration open for AGES 2019

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), turns 20 in 2019.

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China Ready Online Training Program Launch

The Territory Government has launched an online Chinese cultural and tourism training program for tourism operators aimed at preparing the industry for future Chinese arrivals.

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.

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.