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26 June 2015 | Ministerial Release
Glass will be banned in 15 of the Northern Territory's most visited waterholes from July 1.
Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price said this new by-law will protect visitor safety, particularly around the edge of the water.- Read More
23 June 2015 | Ministerial Release
Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price has today unveiled a new sign warning of the dangers of Territory waters as a result of the drowning death of a young girl last year.
"Not only are crocodiles and box jellyfish an ever present risk to anyone entering the water around Darwin, the monsoonal conditions can also create strong rips and currents, making swimming conditions difficult," Mrs Price said.- Read More
19 June 2015 | Ministerial Release
Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price today visited Barunga School to launch the new Be Crocwise educational video aimed at teaching remote communities about the dangers of crocodiles.
"Research has shown the highest risk demographic for crocodile attacks is young men in the 18-35 age group who participate in swimming, wading, fishing and boating, with attacks becoming prevalent in remote Indigenous communities," Mrs Price said.- Read More
9 June 2015 | Ministerial Release
Parks and Wildlife rangers from Garig Gunak Barlu National Park on the Cobourg Peninsula today welcomed the arrival of the Keep Australia Beautiful National Clean Beaches judge.
Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess said the fact the park was a finalist for the prestigious title of the cleanest beaches in Australia was a credit to the hard working rangers.- Read More