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Nominate now for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award

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Nominate now for the 2019 Rural Women’s Award

The 2018 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award national winners were announced on Monday 15 October.

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Turbocharging Tourism - Parrtjima to return in April as record numbers experience the culture of Central Australia

The Minister for Tourism and Culture confirmed today a 35% increase in attendance at this year’s Parrtjima festival - its highest visitation to date - and the return of the event in April 2019.

Limited foundation-related construction approved at MRM

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Limited foundation-related construction approved at MRM

An amendment to the existing McArthur River Mine (MRM) Mining Management Plan (MMP) has been approved which allows foundation-related construction at the Charlie stage of the Central West area of the Northern Overburden Emplacement Facility. The Central West site is split into three stages known as Alpha, Bravo and Charlie. Alpha and Bravo have been previously approved and are in use.

Expressions of interest sought

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Expressions of interest sought

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the NT Veterans Affairs Ministerial Advisory Council.

Animal Welfare visits Ramingining

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Animal Welfare visits Ramingining

The Animal Welfare Branch recently embarked on a trip to Ramininging, 560km east of Darwin, to deliver an interactive session to students.

Business innovation strategy to ignite, inspire and intensify the Territory’s innovation culture

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Business innovation strategy to ignite, inspire and intensify the Territory’s innovation culture

The first ever Northern Territory Business Innovation Strategy was launched as part of October Business Month’s Innovation Week.

Central Australia hosts entomological conference

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Central Australia hosts entomological conference

More than 120 professional entomologists from across Australia swarmed into Alice Springs from 23-26 September for the Australian Entomological Society 49th AGM and Scientific Conference.

A week to inspire Territory innovation

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A week to inspire Territory innovation

Innovation Week kicks off on 8 October across the Territory.

Boat ramp surveys commence

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Boat ramp surveys commence

Fisheries interviewers have commenced surveying at boat ramps across the Northern Territory as part of the 2018-2019 Territory-wide recreational fishing survey.

Industry standard for crocodilian farming

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Industry standard for crocodilian farming

A draft International Standard on Crocodilian Farming has been developed for the International Crocodilian Farmers Association (ICFA) with input from members and industry experts, including Dr Kevin De Witte, Chief Veterinary Officer with the Department of Primary Industry and Resources, who travelled to New Orleans, Louisiana, to contribute welfare and standards development expertise.