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  • Illegal Wildfires – Public Assistance Sought

    Illegal Wildfires – Public Assistance Sought

    28 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    Bushfires NT is urging anyone with information about suspicious wildfires in the Top End to dob in a firebug. - Read More

  • NT water monitoring buoyed

    NT water monitoring buoyed

    22 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Waterways across the Northern Territory will be monitored more closely than ever before, with the help of new gauging boat the 'Snowy Klose'.

    Minister for Land Resource Management Willem Westra van Holthe said the vessel will be used to undertake river and harbour water surveys and the collection of water quality samples.

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  • Weed management plan for Neem

    Weed management plan for Neem

    17 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    The Northern Territory Government has developed a Plan to protect land owners across the Top End from the invasive weed neem (Azadirachta indica).

    Minister for Land Resource Management Willem Westra van Holthe today released the Weed Management Plan for Neem following public consultation on the draft Plan.

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  • $1.525m to support key biodiversity and conservation initiatives

    $1.525m to support key biodiversity and conservation initiatives

    16 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Feral cats be on notice – the Federal and Territory Governments are after you!

    A major program targeting feral cats in Central Australia is just one of the projects receiving Commonwealth funding announced today.

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  • Parkinsonia biocontrol establishment underway

    Parkinsonia biocontrol establishment underway

    10 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    The establishment of a tiny South American moth as the latest weapon against an invasive weed is showing signs of success in parts of the Northern Territory.

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  • State of the Water Sector Survey

    State of the Water Sector Survey

    2 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    The annual State of the Water Sector Survey is now open and the Australian Water Association (AWA) wants to hear from Territorians.

    Tell the AWA what you think are the key issues in the water sector and go in the draw to win a smartphone. The annual survey measures water sector participants' views on critical issues and provides a comprehensive view on the state of the Australian water sector, urban and rural.

    Take the survey and go into the draw to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 or a ticket to the National Water Policy Summit in October. The survey closes 8 July.

    Complete the survey now.

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