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Space and the ‘northern economy’

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Space and the ‘northern economy’

The Australian Government will establish the Australian Space Agency (ASA) on 1 July 2018. This is a significant and timely step for the Australian space sector and will bring a focus and coordination that will propel Australia’s involvement in space.

Record round 11 uptake for exploration grants

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Record round 11 uptake for exploration grants

Round 11 of the Geophysics and Drilling Collaboration grant program has seen a record number of grant applicants, and 15 projects from 12 companies approved for grant funding.

Public reminded to be on the lookout for Asian honeybees

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Public reminded to be on the lookout for Asian honeybees

Darwin residents are reminded to stay vigilant and keep an eye out for the exotic Asian honeybee that was detected at a residence in Karama last month.

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Brisbane Travel Trade on Red Centre Tour

Following commencement of the new Virgin Australia Brisbane to Alice Springs twice-weekly service, select Queensland based travel agents are undertaking a familiarisation tour of the Red Centre.

Strong results in annual bull sale

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Strong results in annual bull sale

Seventy six bulls have sold at an average price of $2961 from the 80 that were up for auction on Wednesday 20 June in the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) annual bull sale.

Safety works at Tennant Creek

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Safety works at Tennant Creek

The Northern Territory Government is currently letting two tenders for legacy mine sites located nearby Tennant Creek which will provide opportunities for local jobs.

Recognising excellence in NT training sector

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Recognising excellence in NT training sector

The wait is over, the 2018 NT Training Award finalists have been announced.

New citrus canker restricted area in Marrakai

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New citrus canker restricted area in Marrakai

Essential tracing activities as part of the citrus canker emergency response have again proved invaluable in identifying another infected plant site in the Marrakai area.

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Chinese media and trade delegates to find out what the NT has to offer

Following the commencement of direct flights from China with Donghai Airlines, and to maximise current marketing of the NT in Shenzhen, Chinese media and trade delegates will arrive today to start familiarisation tours of the Top End to find out what the NT has to offer Chinese travellers.

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Nominations open for 2018 Brolga Awards with two new categories

Nominations are now open to enter the 2018 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the Northern Territory’s premier tourism industry awards.