Natural resource management
Development coordination. Development opportunities. Information systems, land, soil and vegetation management, weed management, Northern Territory plants and animal information.
Bushfire information and management
Bushfire alerts and warnings, Bushfires Act NT, fire management, mitigation and advisory groups, bushfire resources.
Petroleum guidance material, Onshore gas non-compliance hotline, Environment Management Plan, POINT and SREBA.
Parks and wildlife
Park management, strategies, parks and wildlife careers, statistics and research.
Water resource management, conservation, monitoring, reporting, water licensing and water allocation plan, Darwin Harbour and rural groundwater.
Programs and strategies
Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program, Coastal and marine management strategy, Management programs for Magpie Goose and Kakadu Plum, Mapping the Future and Saltwater crocodile monitoring reports.
What we are doing
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security has today opened Waterfowl Hunting Season on designated areas to permitted hunters.
The Northern Territory Controller of Water Resources has granted a Territory company a licence to extract up to 1649ML of surface water per year from the Roper River, for the next four years.
Rural landholders are being urged to have their properties and bushfire survival plans in place with the official declaration of the start of the Fire Danger Period for the Top End.
One of the world’s most invasive weeds continues to make its way across the Top End and we need your help to manage infestations.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security has welcomed today’s sentencing of two men charged with the import, possession, take and export of protected wildlife after they attempted to smuggle reptiles out of the Northern Territory to Queensland in July last year.
Don’t be a weak link in bushfire safety in your neighbourhood this year. Now is the time to ensure your firebreak is effective.
Two men are set to appear in Darwin Local Court tomorrow on multiple charges for the alleged import, possession, take and export of protected wildlife after they attempted to smuggle reptiles out of the Northern Territory (NT) to Queensland in July last year.
Officers in the Environment division of the Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security have completed investigations on behalf of the Controller of Water Resources into allegations that a mining company has breached the Water Act 1992 by failing to comply with its waste discharge licence.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security has released the structure of fees for the Parks Pass, which will be introduced in 2023.
The new online booking system for camping and associated multi-day walking fees is now operational.
The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) welcomes the decision by Darwin Local Court Judge Alan Woodcock to convict and fine a property developer for serious breaches of the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act 1998.
Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security is seeking expressions of interest to operate the Coolamon Café and Madigan’s Function Room at Alice Springs Desert Park over a five year term.
The Minister for Environment has declared the Western Davenport Water Allocation Plan 2021-2022 to replace the 2018-2021 water allocation plan which expires today, 6 December 2021.