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Creating jobs and boosting tourism: megafauna comes to life in Alice Springs CBD

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Creating jobs and boosting tourism: megafauna comes to life in Alice Springs CBD

A key part of the Northern Territory Government’s $20 million revitalisation of the Alice Springs CBD - Alcoota Megafauna Central - will officially be opened today, providing a boost to local jobs and the Central Australian tourism industry.

New regulations in place for jewfish

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New regulations in place for jewfish

A number of changes have today been made to the recreational fishing rules to protect vulnerable reef fish stocks, particularly Black Jewfish.

New citrus canker restricted area in Howard Springs

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New citrus canker restricted area in Howard Springs

A new detection of the citrus canker bacteria has been found on two potted plants at a property in Howard Springs.

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New grants to turbocharge visitor experiences

Territory tourism-related operations have been awarded more than $1.5 million in grants to provide a better experience for visitors and boost their business, through the Northern Territory Government’s record $103 million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package.

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.

Prepare your pets for Territory Day

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Prepare your pets for Territory Day

Pet owners are reminded to consider the safety and comfort of their pets ahead of Territory Day celebrations this weekend.

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.