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  • Mosquito warning

    Mosquito warning

    21 January 2015  | News Story

    Recent rains across the Territory have added a new dynamic to many of our parks and reserves with many looking visually spectacular right now. Please be aware the Department of Health has recently issued warnings around mosquito borne diseases such as Murray Valley Encephalitis and Ross River Virus in the Barkly and Central Australian regions.

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  • Frogs on Friday!

    Frogs on Friday!

    21 January 2015  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission NT (PWCNT) is inviting nature lovers to meet the frogs of the desert at Simpsons Gap next month.

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  • Turtles Removed From Alice Springs Golf Course

    Turtles Removed From Alice Springs Golf Course

    16 January 2015  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) is urging the public not to release animals into the wild without authority to do so.

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  • Waterfowl Hunting Season Ends Tomorrow

    Waterfowl Hunting Season Ends Tomorrow

    5 January 2015  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission NT (PWCNT) has praised the overall behaviour of hunters this waterfowl hunting season which officially ends at 7.45pm tomorrow.

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  • Saltwater Crocodiles Removals Increase in 2014

    Saltwater Crocodiles Removals Increase in 2014

    31 December 2014  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission NT (PWCNT) crocodile management team has removed 287 estuarine (saltwater) crocodiles from Northern Territory waterways as part of its crocodile management program. - Read More

  • Indigenous Employment Strategy creating opportunities

    Indigenous Employment Strategy creating opportunities

    19 December 2014  | Ministerial Release

    The Northern Territory Government is creating opportunities for Indigenous Territorians through the Parks and Wildlife Indigenous Employment Strategy.

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price said the strategy focuses on four key areas including recruitment, development, enhancing partnerships and embracing new opportunities.

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