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Online Booking System to be Introduced in October

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Online Booking System to be Introduced in October

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security will be introducing the new online booking system and associated multi-day walking fees on 1 October.

Local Man Pleads Guilty to Causing Serious Environmental Harm

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Local Man Pleads Guilty to Causing Serious Environmental Harm

A local businessman who thought he could illegally dump nearly 2000 tyres without being caught was today fined $23,800 plus additional costs of almost $17,000

Event management opportunity awarded at The Gardens

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Event management opportunity awarded at The Gardens

Local business Gardens Catering has been awarded the commercial operation and management of the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor Events Centre.

Singleton Station Water Extraction Licence Decision

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Singleton Station Water Extraction Licence Decision

A 30 year Groundwater Extraction Licence has been granted to Fortune Agribusiness Funds Management Pty Ltd for its property Singleton Station.

Opportunity to deliver an amazing experience at Window on the Wetlands

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Opportunity to deliver an amazing experience at Window on the Wetlands

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) is seeking expressions of interest from interested commercial operators to manage the 18.5 hectare site, Window on the Wetlands.

Prepare. Act. Survive.

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Prepare. Act. Survive.

Residents in Darwin’s rural area are invited to attend this year’s inaugural Fire Ready Week, to be held at the Bushfires NT headquarters on the corner of Townend Rd and the Stuart Hwy in Acacia Hills from 1-7 March.

Arltunga Historical Reserve Draft Joint Management Plan open for Public Consultation

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Arltunga Historical Reserve Draft Joint Management Plan open for Public Consultation

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS), with Eastern Arrernte Traditional Owners, are inviting members of the public to have their say on the draft Joint Management Plan for Arltunga Historical Reserve (Arnerre-ntyenge).

Public consultation for Classification of Wildlife in the NT

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Public consultation for Classification of Wildlife in the NT

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) is inviting submissions from the public on the Classification of Wildlife in the Northern Territory.

Start the school holidays with a splash

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Start the school holidays with a splash

Rangers from across the Territory are working hard to ensure as many of our Parks and Reserves as possible are open for you to enjoy.

A breath of fresh air at our Parks and Reserves

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A breath of fresh air at our Parks and Reserves

Visitors to popular Top End Parks and Reserves can breathe easy, with the roll out of more smoke-free zones from 1 January 2021.