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New Detailed Land Use Maps to Benefit Territorians

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New Detailed Land Use Maps to Benefit Territorians

A new mapping project will detail how land is being used in the Northern Territory.

Orders to control gamba first step towards rural area infringements

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Orders to control gamba first step towards rural area infringements

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Weed Management Branch has started a rigorous process of inspecting properties identified as having high risk gamba grass infestations.

Cabomba Bund Wall Deconstruction Underway

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Cabomba Bund Wall Deconstruction Underway

The bund wall constructed on the Darwin River, downstream of the bridge on Cox Peninsula Road, is being removed following the first application of herbicide on the invasive aquatic weed cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana).

NT EPA Chairperson announced

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NT EPA Chairperson announced

The Northern Territory Government has today announced Dr Paul Vogel as the new NT EPA Chairperson.

Emergency Response to Combat Sagittaria

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Emergency Response to Combat Sagittaria

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is surveying Darwin’s rural area for the invasive weed Sagittaria (Sagittaria platyphylla) as part of an emergency response following its recent discovery at a Howard Springs property.

Shark Attack on Cabomba Infestation

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Shark Attack on Cabomba Infestation

The first intensified application of the herbicide Shark on the aggressive and invasive aquatic weed, cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana), has been completed with promising results.

New Era in Bushfires Management

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New Era in Bushfires Management

New bushfire legislation providing greater protection and recognition of volunteer fire fighters commences tomorrow.

New WAC for the Tindall Limestone Aquifer

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New WAC for the Tindall Limestone Aquifer

Nominations are now open for members tojoin the Tindal Mataranka – Daly Waters Water Advisory Committee.

More time for new water licencing arrangements in Darwin rural area

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More time for new water licencing arrangements in Darwin rural area

The Northern Territory Government has announced a six month extension to water licence applications in the rural area for domestic residents who irrigate a garden area bigger than half a hectare (5000sqm).

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Court decision shows Commonwealth and CLP Governments have failed to protect the environment and provide economic certainty

Minister for Environment Lauren Moss has today welcomed the Federal Court decision to set aside the approval of the Port Melville marine supply base.