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Rubber Bush Chemical Control Trials Show Mixed Results

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Rubber Bush Chemical Control Trials Show Mixed Results

The exotic weedy shrub rubber bush (Calotropis procera) poses increasing risk to valuable grazing land across northern Australia.

Darwin Man Caught Selling Weed on Gumtree

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Darwin Man Caught Selling Weed on Gumtree

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued a Darwin man with a verbal warning after he was caught selling a banned weed on Gumtree.

Central Australian Fire Season Launched

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Central Australian Fire Season Launched

Bushfires NT today joined the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service at their Alice Springs headquarters to launch the 2017 Central Australian Fire Season.

A New Snapshot of the Territory

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A New Snapshot of the Territory

The first land use study in over eight years has confirmed that more than 99 per cent of the Northern Territory is still grazed native pastures, Aboriginal Land or conservation areas.

Neem Blitz Hits Katherine

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Neem Blitz Hits Katherine

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) today announced the start of the 2017 Neem Blitz program in Katherine.

Mala Relocation

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Mala Relocation

An historic and culturally significant event involving the Territory’s endangered Mala (Rufous Hare-wallaby) is set to occur in Central Australia this week.

2017 Gamba Action Program Launched

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2017 Gamba Action Program Launched

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources today launched the 2017 Gamba Action Program in Darwin.

Red Cross Recovery Hubs set up after wildfires

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Red Cross Recovery Hubs set up after wildfires

Australian Red Cross has partnered with Territory Families to provide rural residents with pop-up welfare recovery centres in two Top End locations tomorrow.

Australian Red Cross Answers the Call for Support

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Australian Red Cross Answers the Call for Support

Bushfires NT Executive Director Collene Bremner today urged rural landholders to be wildfire ready as hot, dry and windy conditions return to the Top End this week.

Severe Fire Weather Set to Return to the Top End

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Severe Fire Weather Set to Return to the Top End

Rural landholders are being urged to prepare for the return of severe fire weather this week.