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The “MUPP3TZ 106.9 ” NT Variety Bash

The “MUPP3TZ 106.9 ” NT Variety bash team have once again been busy at work fundraising for Variety NT. We have already registered into this year’s NT Variety bash “Tennant to Townsville” during the 25th August to 1st September We are seeking donations to assist our variety bash team make a difference to kids in […]

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Arnhem Land

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Sport

Sunday Golf Term 2 Celebrations

The final session of Term 2 junior golf was a celebration of all the juniors achievements so far this year. Community Instructor Katelyn Rika and Naomi Rika, presented certificates to another 7 GIRLS with their MYGOLF ROOKIE AWARDS. Community Instructor Mitchell Barrett presented 13 BOYS with their MYGOLF ROOKIE and STAR AWARDS. TERM 3 SESSIONS […]

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Not the News

DEAL introduces Thunderdome in which Govites battle for housing

DEAL is set to introduce an innovative approach to the town’s perennial housing crisis – a Thunderdome in which residents do battle for an affordable home. The Thunderdome, to be built on the outskirts of Nhulunbuy by yet another interstate construction firm promising local jobs, will be governed by one simple rule – ‘two enter, […]

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World News

Syria’s latest chemical massacre demands a global response

Seven years into its catastrophic conflict, Syria has witnessed yet another major chemical strike. This time the target was the rebel-held city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, just outside Damascus. The death toll currently stands at around 70 – making the attack as deadly as the infamous sarin strike at Khan Sheikhoun almost exactly a […]

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Politics

Trial tries to lift Aboriginal vote

When Joan M Dhamarrandji talks to people in Galiwin’ku about why they should participate in democracy and vote she tells them that electing leaders has been a part of Aboriginal culture for thousands of years. Ms Dhamarrandji, an Aboriginal woman from Galiwin’ku on tropical Elcho Island off the Arnhem Land coast, is working for the […]

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Weather

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 15 Nora Now Cat 3

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Northern Territory Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning. TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 15 Issued at 8:01 pm ACST [8:31 pm AEST] on Friday 23 March 2018 Headline: Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora […]

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Entertainment

Baker Boy to headline inaugural Giiyong Festival

Triple J Unearthed winner of 2017, Baker Boy (AKA Danzal Baker), will headline the inaugural Giiyong Festival at Jigamy on September 22. The Indigenous hip-hop artist from Arnhem Land has two Hottest 100 hits to his name, has performed at the National Indigenous Music Awards, and supported international acts 50 Cent and Dizzee Rascal. He’ll head to […]

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Food & Drink

Georgias Addictive Cousin to Pizza

Khachapuri, a gooey, addictive, cheese-stuffed flatbread, is ubiquitous in Georgia, the Caucasian country that shares borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey. Except for when there’s a funeral. In Georgia, one is never further than a ball-of-dough’s throw from khachapuri. Everything from corner bakeries to upscale restaurants serve the snack. And while certain versions of […]

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Letters to the Editor

Affordable housing key to post-curtailment Nhulunbuy

The availability of affordable housing is absolutely critical to Gove’s successful transition from a cashed-up mining town to a tourism-based region populated by more realistically salaried families.

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Culture

Dictionary for children who speak Yolngu Matha languages a decade in the making

“The kids are growing and not knowing how to write their own Yolngu Matha name,” laments Jane Miyatatawuy, a former teacher from the Top End coastal communities of Ramingining and Milingimbi. In a step to providing better resources for children who speak Yolngu Matha languages, a new and improved illustrated dictionary has been created — […]

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Opinion

Make Fares Fairer – by Luke Gosling OAM MP

Northern prosperity translates to national prosperity. Strategic investment in the north yields enormous dividends for the nation as a whole. The north has 5% of the Australian population, but accounts for 50% of our nation’s exports. We need to grow the population of the Top End and develop the Territory’s infrastructure to support the pursuit […]

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Articles

Joining the dots

The British first came to the coastline of Arnhem land, in the northern territory of Australia, in the beginning of the 19th century. They discovered summer shelters of the aboriginal people, which were temporary, built with sheets of bark and illustrations on the inside. These illustrations attracted the British and they stole these when the […]

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