14 Oct 2016
NT Government is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to lease land near
Ti Tree for the establishment of a horticultural enterprise.
Territory is providing an opportunity to increase horticulture activities in
the Ti Tree region and provide economic development through the leasing of this
land for agricultural development.
Department of Primary Industry and Resources Director of Market and Enterprise Development
Scott Wauchope said the proposed piece of land at Ti Tree was strategically
located between Alice Springs and Tennant Creek and was previously used for
research into vegetable and fruit growing.
2003 Anmatjere Regional Development Plan, identified expansion of the
horticultural industry as one of the potential economic drivers for Ti Tree
region,” he said.
this, the Ti Tree Research Farm was established to support the emerging
horticultural industry and although the farm is not currently undertaking any
research, previous crops that have been grown and produced at the farm include
grapes, asparagus, melons, cucurbits, citrus, stone fruit, mangoes, cut flowers
pleased to be able to offer this suitable parcel of land to lease in the Ti
Tree locality, 10 kilometres south of the Ti Tree township for horticultural
NT Government is committed to providing opportunities to help increase jobs,
economic development and supporting industry.
EOI is seeking proposals from parties interested in leasing the land and
undertaking development that will:
Proponents are expected to put forward innovative, market tested proposals that respond to these objectives.
The 9.4 hectare property features: power, water, sewer and telecommunications in situ, underground mains with a licensed annual water allocation of 76 ML from a 5.3 L/s bore, existing grape trellis, windbreak trees and infrastructure.
of interest must be submitted prior to 4pm ACST on 25 November 2016. Late submissions will not be accepted. Please click here for
For further information contact: Lucy Buhr 0419 106 309