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Sessional Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Written Submissions Received Volume 2 Issues associated with the progressive entry into the Northern Territory of Cane Toads October 2003

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Title

Sessional Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Written Submissions Received Volume 2 Issues associated with the progressive entry into the Northern Territory of Cane Toads October 2003

Other title

Tabled Paper 1123

Collection

Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2003-10-16

Description

Tabled by Delia Lawrie

Notes

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/307061

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/346011

Page content

NLC Caring for Country Unit Written Submissions Cane Toad Inquiry Report Volume 2 68 ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY LAND AND SEA MANAGEMENT GROUPS - JULY 2002 Some groups are well established, while other groups are needing more support and resources. By resourcing Aboriginal ranger groups in remote areas the government would be assured of an environmental safe guard to watch over country and report outbreaks of plants or animals that do not belong. Early detection and subsequent eradication of introduced species is particularly important in the sparsely populated areas of northern Australia. The involvement of Dhimurru rangers in controlling crazy ants in north east Arnhem Land is an example of a control program that is tackling a potentially disastrous pest before it spreads.


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