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Turbocharging Tourism: First of its Kind Charter Brings Japanese Visitors to the Top End

Territory Labor Government is investing a record $103 million into Turbocharging Tourism to attract more visitors, create more local jobs and put more money into the pockets of Territorians.

Developing a tropical rock oyster industry on South Goulburn Island

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Developing a tropical rock oyster industry on South Goulburn Island

Ninety thousand Blacklip Rock Oyster spat (juvenile oysters) have been transported from the Department of Primary Industry and Resources’ Darwin Aquaculture Centre (DAC) to the Warruwi community on South Goulburn Island.

Industry researchers converge on the Barkly Tablelands

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Industry researchers converge on the Barkly Tablelands

Water points and grazing systems were key points of discussion for 27 research scientists and industry stakeholders visiting Alexandria Station for the Barkly Landcare and Conservation Association Field Day on Wednesday 25 July.

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New direct Jetstar flight from Brisbane touches down in Uluru

The Territory Labor Government today welcomed the inaugural Jetstar flight arriving in Uluru direct from Brisbane.

Monitoring for natural methane begins

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Monitoring for natural methane begins

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is monitoring landscape methane concentrations in the Beetaloo Sub-basin in line with recommendation 9.3 in the independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory.

Latest tracing uncovers more infected citrus canker premises

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Latest tracing uncovers more infected citrus canker premises

Tracing activities have successfully detected citrus canker on two potted Tahitian lime plants on residential properties in Woolner and Moulden.

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Territory photo hits 1 million Instagram likes

A photo taken at Bitter Springs near Mataranka has hit more than 1 million Instagram likes after it was reposted on the global social media giant’s official account.

New mud crab regulations in place

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New mud crab regulations in place

Changes to strengthen regulations on mud crabs for both recreational and commercial crabbers have been gazetted.

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Boosting Sport and Tourism: $16.7 Million International Tennis Centre Officially Opens Today

The Territory Labor Government is building first-class sporting facilities for Territorians with Darwin’s new $16.7 million International Tennis Centre officially opening today.

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Creating jobs and Boosting Tourism: Boutique Cruise ships arrive in the Top End

The Top End’s stunning Dry Season weather is set to provide a warm welcome to two expedition cruise ships this week, with the arrival of L’Austral and the Coral Discoverer.