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Online Booking System to be introduced in 2022

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Online Booking System to be introduced in 2022

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) continues to work closely with the Department of Corporate and Digital Development (DCDD) to finalise procurement for the online booking system for our Parks and Reserves.

Have your say on the Western Davenport WAP

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Have your say on the Western Davenport WAP

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWS) is seeking feedback to inform the review of the Western Davenport Water Allocation Plan (WAP) 2018 to 2021.

Waterfowl Hunting Season open for 2021

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Waterfowl Hunting Season open for 2021

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

Northern Territory Water Allocation Planning Framework

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Northern Territory Water Allocation Planning Framework

The Northern Territory Water Allocation Planning Framework sets out the water allocation rules for water resources in the Northern Territory, where there is no resource specific scientific research on environmental and cultural water requirements.

The Top End bushfire season is ramping up this week

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The Top End bushfire season is ramping up this week

Dangerous fire weather conditions are forecast for all areas from Borroloola to Keep River tomorrow.

 Preserving our Water for Now and into the Future – Water Direction Paper Released

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Preserving our Water for Now and into the Future – Water Direction Paper Released

Water underpins our way of life and environment – it is crucial for all aspects of our social, cultural and economic life.

Protecting our parks: 30 year masterplan consultations open

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Protecting our parks: 30 year masterplan consultations open

It’s time for Territorians to share their ideas and aspirations to make the Territory’s world-renowned parks and reserves even better.

Central Valley Campsites Open This Weekend

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Central Valley Campsites Open This Weekend

Brand new campsites and swimming areas will officially open in Litchfield National Park this weekend.

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Minister declares ban on subsea (seabed) mining

Today, the Minister for Environment made a Declaration to Prohibit Subsea Mining PDF (63.3 KB) in the Territory, following the conclusion of the Minister’s public consultation on a draft declaration. The Minister’s decision was informed by reports from the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority and Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority.

Water Advisory Committee Call for Nominations

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Water Advisory Committee Call for Nominations

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for membership on the Western Davenport and Ti Tree Water Advisory Committee.