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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.

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Stay safe this fire season

Rural landholders are being urged to have their properties and bushfire survival plans in place with the declaration of the start of the Fire Danger Period for the Top End.

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.