Pastoral land clearing applications and permits

You must have consent to clear native vegetation on pastoral land in the Northern Territory (NT).

Find out how to apply to clear native vegetation on pastoral land. You can also read more about non-pastoral use applications and permits.

This page lists:

  • current land clearing applications
  • approved pastoral permits including variations.

To check applications that are currently on exhibition, go to the Development Applications Online website.

View areas covered by permits on Natural Resource Maps NT.

For more information, call Development Coordination Branch on 08 8999 4454 or email pastoralassessment.depws@nt.gov.au.

Current applications

The information below shows all application types that are currently:

  • open for comment or
  • under assessment.

Standard applications

The table below shows pastoral land clearing applications currently being assessed.

Location Proposed useArea Public exhibition period Status of application Copy of application
Conway Station, PPL1187 NTP 6517 Roper DistrictPastoral purposes - i.e. non-irrigated improved pasture for grazing1078.6 hectares10/09/2021 to 08/10/2021Exhibition open - under assessmentConway Station land clearing application PDF (8.7 MB)
Avago Station, PPL 1191 NTP 3419 Sturt Plateau District Pastoral purposes – i.e. non-irrigated improved pasture for grazing

4115 hectares

09/04/2021 to 09/05/2021 Under assessment - pending further information  
NTP 307, PPL 1072, Ucharonidge Station Pastoral purposes – i.e. non-irrigated grain and forage cropping.
4,898.52 hectares
14/11/2020 to 12/12/2020 Under assessment - pending further information  
NTP 695, PPL 1111, Ban Ban Springs Station Pastoral purposes – i.e. non-irrigated improved pasture for grazing 3872 hectares 17/10/2020 to 14/11/2020 Under assessment - pending further information 

Standard applications (under 50ha)

The table below shows pastoral clearing applications under 50ha currently being assessed.

LocationProposed useAreaPublic exhibition periodStatus of applicationCopy of application
Powell Creek Station,
PPL948 NTP 2094
Barkly District 
Trial solar park9 hectaresNot applicableUnder assessment
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You can make written submissions on current applications on the Development Applications Online website.

Submissions are open during the public exhibition period only.

All submissions will be made available to the applicant.

Permit No.Copy of permitDate of permitLocationClearing purposeArea
PLC21/02Permit PDF (3.8 MB)13 September 2021NT Portion 1169, PPL 1214 Claravale Station
 
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Pastoral purposes926.85 hectares
Permit No. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC20/19Permit PDF (3.7 MB) 23 December 2020 NT Portion 2676, PPL 1081 Auvergne Station

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Pastoral purposes 50.53 hectares
PLC20/18Permit PDF (2.6 MB) 23 December 2020 NT Portion 2675, PPL 1114 Newry Station

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Pastoral purposes 49.34 hectares
PLC20/17Permit PDF (1.9 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 701, PPL 1060 Tanumbirini Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/16 Permit PDF (2.0 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 2095, PPL 949 Tandyidgee Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/15Permit PDF (1.8 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 1513, PPL 1052 Nutwood Downs Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/14Permit PDF (1.9 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 2978, PPL 1186 Nenen Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/13Permit PDF (1.9 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 2725, PPL 1082 Buchanan Downs Station

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Seismic monitoring station 5.27 hectares
PLC20/12Permit PDF (3.8 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 702, PPL 1059 Beetaloo Station

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Seismic monitoring station 1.98 hectares
PLC20/11Permit PDF (2.0 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 3419, PPL 1191 Avago Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/10Permit PDF (2.1 MB) 7 December 2020 NT Portion 1079, PPL 1100, Amungee Mungee Station

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Seismic monitoring station 0.99 hectares
PLC20/09Permit PDF (4.1 MB) 9 December 2020 NT Portion 2979, PPL 1196, Margaret Downs Station

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Pastoral purposes 585.98 hectares
PLC20/08Permit PDF (7.3 MB)1 February 2021

NT Portion 703, PPL 1097 Aileron Station

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Non-Pastoral Purposes343.58 hectares
PLC20/07Permit PDF (3.6 MB) 9 December 2020 NT Portion 3219, PPL 1086 Labelle Downs Station

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Pastoral purposes 707.04 hectares
PLC20/06 Permit PDF (5.9 MB) 14 September 2020 NT Portion 6299, PPL 1213 Bridge Creek Station

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Pastoral purposes 1,337.93 hectares
PLC20/05 Permit PDF (6.1 MB) 14 September 2020 NT Portion 4972, PPL 1185 Lonesome Dove Station

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Pastoral purposes 1,585.22 hectares
PLC20/04A Permit PDF (4.1 MB) 19 December 2020 NT Portion 4775, PPL 1179 Flying Fox Station

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Pastoral purposes 189.24 hectares
PLC20/03A Permit PDF (3.6 MB) 23 December 2020 NT Portion 2977, PPL 1198 Dry River Station

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Pastoral purposes 415.67 hectares
PLC20/02 Permit PDF (3.7 MB) 4 June 2020 NT Portion 2731 PPL 1181 Lakefield Station

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Non-pastoral purposes 2,703.89 hectares
PLC20/01 Permit PDF (2.5 MB) 24 February 2020 NT Portion 307 PPL 1072 Ucharonidge Station

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Pastoral purposes 4,916.1 hectares
Permit No. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purpose Area
PLC19/06 Permit PDF (794.6 KB)
9 December 2019
NT Portion  6365 PPL 1189
Maryfield Station

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Pastoral purposes 372.58 hectares
PLC19/05 Permit PDF (1.3 MB) 9 December 2019 NT Portion 6365 PPL 1189
Maryfield Station

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Pastoral purposes  4,544.87 hectares
PLC19/04 Permit PDF (608.6 KB) 29 October 2019 NT Portion 2093 PPL 947
Newcastle Waters Station

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Pastoral purposes  505.97 hectares
PLC19/03 Permit PDF (411.8 KB) 21 November 2019 NT Portion 307 PPL 1072
Ucharonidge Station

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Pastoral purposes  317.81 hectares
PLC19/02 Permit PDF (1.4 MB) 17 September 2019
NT Portion 1406 PP 968
Owen Springs Station

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Commercial power project 31.78 hectares
PLC19/01APermit PDF (1.1 MB) 12 August 2021 NT Portion 2724 PPL 1227
Hidden Valley Station
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Pastoral purposes - improved pasture Stage 1 – 3,517.7 hectares
Stage 2 – 683.5 ha
Permit no. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC18/01 PDF (1.5 MB) 5 June 2018 NT Portion 701 PPL1060 Tanumbirini Station

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Improved pastures 1,499 hectares
Permit no. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC17/2C
  • 18/11/2020
  • 6/12/2019
  • 3/11/2018
  • 22/11/2017
NT Portion 798 PPL 1062 Legune Station  
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Aquaculture 3638 hectares
PLC17/01 4 May 2017 NT Portion 7347 PPL 1221 Tipperary West Station

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Improved pastures 586 hectares
Permit no. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC16/12 Permit PDF (2.4 MB) 13 October 2016 NT Portion 7122 PPL 1217 Douglas Station

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Improved pastures 567 hectares
PLC16/11 Permit PDF (689.0 KB) 30 November 2016 NT Portion 6298 PPL 1212 Mount Ringwood Station

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Improved pastures 664.5 hectares
PLC16/09-B Permit PDF (355.1 KB) 16 May 2017 NT Portion 5807 PL 1195 Banjo Station

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Improved pastures

6885 hectares
PLC16/08 Permit PDF (1.2 MB) 22 August 2016 NT Portion 2980 PPL 1199 Larrizona Station

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Improved pastures 509 hectares
PLC16/07 Permit PDF (929.7 KB) 29 July 2016

NT Portion 798 PPL 1062 Legune Station  

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Trial aquaculture pond 5 hectares
PLC16/06-B 4 May 2017 NT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East Station
 
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Improved pastures 16,688 hectares
PLC16/05 Permit PDF (4.7 MB) 21 June 2016 NT Portion 695 PPL 1111 Ban Ban Springs Station

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Improved pastures 1,296 hectares
PLC16/04 Permit PDF (1.7 MB) 22 August 2016 NT Portion 7122 PPL 1217 Douglas Station

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Improved pastures 5,394 hectares
PLC16/03 Permit PDF (4.1 MB) 16 March 2016 NT Portion 2850 PPL 991 Mount Keppler Station

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Improved pastures and rice 2,881 hectares
PLC16/02 Permit PDF (379.9 KB) 24 February 2016 NT Portion 3047 PPL 1165 Western Creek Station

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Improved pastures 1,232 hectares
PLC16/01 Permit PDF (1.2 MB) 24 February 2016 NT Portions 4476 and 4477 PPL 1147 Koolpinyah Station

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Improved pastures 1,686 hectares
Permit no. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC15/04 Permit PDF (1.9 MB) 4 February 2016 NT Portion 1666 PPL 1005 Elizabeth Downs Station

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Improved pastures 2,061 hectares
PLC15/03 Permit PDF (1.6 MB) 15 January 2016 NT Portion 2730 PPL 1197 Bloodwood Downs Station

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Improved pastures 2,372 hectares
PLC15/02 Permit PDF (7.4 MB) 6 November 2015 NT Portion 3375 PPL 969 Neutral Junction Station

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Agricultural or horticultural activities 90 hectares
PLC15/1A Permit PDF (776.6 KB) 9 December 2019 NT Portion 771 PPL 980
Undoolya Station
Pastoral purposes – Irrigated cropping and perennial horticulture.  347.55 hectares
PLC15/01 Permit PDF (1.8 MB) 21 April 2015 NT Portion 771 PPL 980 Undoolya Station

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Establish horticulture for non-pastoral use 325 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC14/01 PDF (7.8 MB) 11 September 2014 NT Portions 2682, 3434 and 7053, Tipperary Station, PPL 1004, Darwin Pastoral District

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For the establishment of irrigated agriculture for non-pastoral use purposes Approximately 724 hectares
Permit no. Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC13/02-B 4 May 2017 NT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East Station
 
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Improved pastures 18,126 hectares
PLC13/01 Permit PDF (5.7 MB) 22 March 2013 NT Portion 2980, Larrizona Station, PPL 1199, Sturt Plateau District

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For the establishment of introduced pastures for hay production and grazing purposes

Approximately 853 hectares

Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC12/01PDF (2.8 MB)14 September 2012NT Portion 703, Aileron Station, PPL 1097, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District

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For the establishment of an irrigated pasture cropping block in the north eastern corner of Aileron Station for grazing purposesApproximately 99 hectares
PLC12/02 PDF (2.2 MB) 17 December 2012 NT Portion 3861, Anthony Lagoon Station, PPL 1016, Barkly Pastoral District

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For the establishment of introduced pastures for hay production and grazing purposes Approximately 500 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC11/01 PDF (296.6 KB) 25 November 2011 NT Portion 5806, Providence Station, PPL 1210, Sturt Plateau Region

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Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 1,015.8 hectares
PLC11/02 PDF (1.4 MB) 25 November 2011 NT Portion 2683, Douglas Station, PL 903, Darwin Region

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Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 3,763.8 hectares
PLC11/03-B PDF (19.9 MB) 4 May 2017 - permit affected by subdivision. See PLC 17/1 NT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 8,340 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC09/01 PDF (372.5 KB) 11 September 2009 NT Portion 3375 Neutral Junction Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District

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Irrigated pastures for hay production Approximately 82 hectares
PLC09/02 PDF (785.2 KB) 11 December 2009 NT Portion 2682 Tipperary Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Research trials to study effectiveness of different regrowth control methods Approximately 80 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC08/01 PDF (878.0 KB) 10 April 2008 NTP 3419, Avago Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing & hay production 885 hectares
PLC08/02 PDF (805.4 KB) 12 September 2008 NTP 3991, East Mathison Station, Katherine Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 1,613 hectares
PLC08/03 PDF (895.9 KB) 3 October 2008 NT Portion 3418, Sunday Creek Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Formalisation of previous clearing undertaken in the 1980's; further clearing for grazing purposes and rehabilitation of small holding and horse paddocks subject to extreme woody thickening Total 911 hectares (640 hectares sheet clearing and 271 hectares selective clearing). 67 hectares to be retained as wildlife corridor.
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC07/01 PDF (3.7 MB) 05 April 2007 NTP 1079, Amungee Mungee Station, Gulf Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 388 hectares
PLC07/02 PDF (1.7 MB) 05 April 2007 NTP 2729, Wyworrie Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 1,438 hectares
PLC07/03 PDF (282.8 KB) 05 April 2007 NTP 652, Orange Creek Station, Southern Alice Springs Pastoral District

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Non pastural use: horticultural trial (citrus and stone fruits orchard) 5.07 hectares
PLC07/04 PDF (442.5 KB) 25 June 2007 NTP 4937, Old Mount Bundey Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture primarily for grazing 232.2 hectares
PLC07/05 PDF (2.1 MB) 25 June 2007 NTP 3049, Middle Creek Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 924 hectares
PLC07/06 PDF (691.3 KB) 24 October 2007 NTP 2978, Nenen Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 3,105 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC06/01 PDF (1.2 MB) 20 January 2006

NTP 701, Tanumbirini Station, Gulf Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture and hay production 439 hectares
PLC06/02 PDF (2.2 MB) 08 February 2006 NTP 3375, Neutral Junction Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District

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To reduce shrub dominance Selective clearing within an area of approximately 420 hectares
PLC06/03 PDF (284.1 KB) 28 April 2006 NTP 2286, Murray Downs Station, Tennant Creek Pastoral District

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To reduce shrub dominance Selective clearing within an area of approximately 300 hectares
PLC06/04 PDF (479.5 KB) 18 August 2006 NTP 2850, Mt Keppler Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Weed control, hay production and grazing 1,431 hectares
PLC06/05 PDF (499.0 KB) 14 November 2006 NTP 3219, Labelle Downs Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Clearing of regrowth, weed control, introduced pasture for grazing 852 hectares
PLC06/06 PDF (577.4 KB) 14 November 2006 NTP 3220, Welltree Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Clearing of regrowth, weed control, introduced pasture for grazing 1,003 hectares
PLC06/07 PDF (1.6 MB) 14 November 2006 NTP 6298, Mt Ringwood Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 170 hectares
PLC06/08 PDF (646.1 KB) 15 December 2006 NTP 2980, Larrizona Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing and future hay production 206 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC05/01 PDF (1.2 MB) 18 April 2005 NTP 3700, Bunda Station, VRD Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture and hay production 100 hectares
Permit no.Copy of permit Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
PLC04/01 PDF (3.0 MB) 24 May 2004 NTP 1079, Amungee Mungee Station, Gulf Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 4,000 hectares
PLC04/02 PDF (1.2 MB) 24 May 2004 NTP 1170, Marrakai Station, Darwin Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 3,627 hectares
PLC04/03 PDF (1.1 MB) 24 May 2004 NTP 2978, Nenen Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District

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Introduced pasture for grazing 440 hectares
PLC04/04 PDF (1.0 MB) 24 May 2004 NTP 2286, Murray Downs Station, Tennant Creek Pastoral District

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Hay Production 10 hectares
Date of permitLocation Clearing purposeArea
21 January 2003 NTP 4029, Alcoota Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District To reduce shrub dominance for fire management and stock movement 2,300 hectares
21 January 2003 NTP 2977, Dry River Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for hay production 50 hectares
02 May 2003 NTP 1170, Marrakai Station, Darwin Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 1,000 hectares

Last updated: 15 September 2021

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