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Into the Blue A Draft Aquaculture Development Plan for the Northern Territory 1999-2004

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Title

Into the Blue A Draft Aquaculture Development Plan for the Northern Territory 1999-2004

Other title

Tabled paper 760

Collection

Tabled Papers for 8th Assembly 1997 - 2001; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1998-11-25

Description

Tabled by Michael Palmer

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

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

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/295809

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/394533

Page content

DEVELOPMENT GOAL FOR 2004 Achieve annual aquaculture production in the Northern Territory of $100M by 2004, together with a 50% increase in employment in the industry. DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES FOR 2004 Develop, in conjunction with industry, cost effective production systems appropriate to tropical aquaculture species in order to address identified market opportunities Complete aquaculture management plans for Darwin Harbour, Bynoe Harbour, 20% of Aboriginally owned coastal land, and 20% of Aboriginal controlled islands, including adjacent waters. Establish the Northern Territory as an attractive location for investors in tropical aquaculture. Recognition by industry and funding agencies of the Northern Territory as a centre of excellence for R&D in tropical aquaculture to encourage new investment and maximise the potential of existing industry sectors. Create a centre of excellence for professional, technical, graduate and undergraduate training in tropical aquaculture in order to maximise opportunities for export of educational and other services. Draft as o f 23/11/98 2


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