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15 Jun 2017

New Linfox terminal in Darwin

Logistics giant Linfox has completed a $10 million intermodal distribution facility in Darwin as it expands its supply chain network in the Northern Territory.

Situated next to the Darwin railhead at East Arm wharf, the 3,000 square metre purpose-built facility includes a 500 sqm chilled storage area.

Read the full article on the new Linfox terminal in Darwin.

8 Jun 2017

Avocado industry body flags huge potential for Northern Territory crop to fill gap in market

Avocados Australia say there is potential for the Northern Territory to grow the crop and fill a window in the domestic market.

It comes as the NT Government recently released a prospectus for the horticulture industry in the red centre.

The document listed avocados as a possible crop for all five precincts, which include Tennant Creek, Western Davenport, Ti Tree, Alice Springs and the Great Artesian Basin.

Read the full article on Avocado industry body flags huge potential for Northern Territory crop to fill gap in market.

31 May 2017

Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

A comprehensive Central Australia horticulture growth prospectus has been developed to support investors in Central Australia, with a focus on the diversification of crops and unique opportunities to the region.

The prospectus highlights the Territory’s distinct market advantage in Australian markets as well as overseas markets with counter-seasonal opportunities to potential investors. The Territory’s abundant land, where suitable water and soil resources co-exist, offer significant potential for further horticulture development.

The prospectus covers all the water control districts in Central Australia including Alice Springs, Ti Tree, Western Davenport, Tennant Creek and the Great Artesian Basin.

For more information go to the Department of Primary Industry and Resources website.

12 May 2017

Darwin Port managers anticipate beef growth

Multi-million dollar investment at the world’s largest live cattle shipping port is paving the way for what it’s Chinese managers expect will be solid growth in the Northern Australian beef industry.

Rizhao-based Landbridge Group, which runs Darwin Port under a 99-year lease agreement with the Northern Territory Government, is pumping $25 million into setting the facility up for a very fast-paced future.

Read the full news article on Darwin Port managers anticipate beef growth.

11 May 2017

Creating jobs - Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub

The Northern Territory Government's Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announcing the first innovation hub and start-up incubator.

The Chief Minister also congratulated Paspalis Enterprises Pty Ltd on winning a $500,000 Australian Government grant from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to develop the Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub.

Read the full media release on creating jobs - Northern Territory’s first ever innovation hub.

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