Katherine Regional Roadshow 2017

Giving locals a voice in northern development

Presented by NT Farmers and Office Northern Australia

Wednesday 12 July 2017 – 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Katherine Research Station (KRS)

Followed by drinks and a BBQ

Topics include:

  • farming future in Katherine
  • successful farmers in Katherine
  • government’s role in research and development and water planning
  • fracking and its possible impacts
  • forming a Katherine farmers group.

Key speakers include:

  • Maree Piccone, Manbulloo and Chris Howie, Douglas Daly - successful Katherine farmers
  • Simon Smith, President NT Farmers Assoc.
  • Tim Hill, Aus Industry and Office Northern Australia
  • Matt Barnes, Deputy General Manager Forestry Operations, QUINTIS update
  • Mark Sullivan Flying Fox Station and Callen Thomson DPIR, surface water and furrow irrigation of crops
  • Ian Biggs, research by DPIR
  • Her Worship The Mayor, Fay Miller; Warren de Witt, Amateur Fishing and Kylie Gracey, NT Cattleman’s Association, community relations
  • Prof Michal Douglas, NT Water Resources and North Environment Research Hub, water allocations
  • Dr Damien Barrett, CSIRO - fracking and possible impacts

RSVP NT Farmers info@ntfarmers.org.au, or by phone on 8983 3233 or 0437 092 551

Last updated: 10 July 2017

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