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Waterfowl Hunting Season kicks off with a bang

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Waterfowl Hunting Season kicks off with a bang

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security has today opened Waterfowl Hunting Season on designated areas to permitted hunters.

Statement: Controller of water resources

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Statement: Controller of water resources

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.

Stay safe this Top End fire season

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Stay safe this Top End fire season

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.

Siam weed can kill your cattle

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Siam weed can kill your cattle

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.

Wildlife poaching sentences welcomed

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Wildlife poaching sentences welcomed

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.

Get ready for fire season

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Get ready for fire season

Don’t be a weak link in bushfire safety in your neighbourhood this year. Now is the time to ensure your firebreak is effective.

Wildlife poaching charges

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Wildlife poaching charges

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.

Prosecution proceedings commenced against NT mining company

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Prosecution proceedings commenced against NT mining company

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.

NT Parks Pass to be introduced in 2023 for national and international visitors

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NT Parks Pass to be introduced in 2023 for national and international visitors

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security has released the structure of fees for the Parks Pass, which will be introduced in 2023.

New online booking and permit system now open

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New online booking and permit system now open

The new online booking system for camping and associated multi-day walking fees is now operational.