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Community

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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Local News

Baby Boy Born in Ambulance

Only days after Australia’s population hit 25 million people, a baby boy has become the latest addition to the country’s population, when he was born just before 3am this morning in the back of an ambulance in remote East Arnhem Land. When going into labour, the 18-year-old mother was talked through her contractions by a […]

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Arnhem Land

NLC condemns McArthur River Mine approval

The Northern Land Council has condemned the decision of the NT EPA to approve the overburden management project at the McArthur River Mine. NLC CEO Joe Morrison said the EPA’s assessment that the project can avoid significant environmental impacts is not supported by its own report. “The sorry history of frequent environmental incidents at the […]

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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

No, Facebook isn’t limiting you to 25 friends’ status updates

The social networking giant’s mysterious algorithms are a cornerstone for the latest popular hoax. Despite what you’ve heard on Facebook, the social network isn’t going to limit status updates in your news feed to 25 preselected friends. The real news is much scarier: People are falling for a Facebook hoax — again.

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World News

No, Facebook isn’t limiting you to 25 friends’ status updates

The social networking giant’s mysterious algorithms are a cornerstone for the latest popular hoax. Despite what you’ve heard on Facebook, the social network isn’t going to limit status updates in your news feed to 25 preselected friends. The real news is much scarier: People are falling for a Facebook hoax — again.

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Politics

Turnbull must pursue treaty with Indigenous Australians

Garma tells us it is time for Australia to become home to those whose ancestors have been here for 65,000 years and to those who came later. But first there must be an acknowledgment that the land was taken by force. There was war, genocide and atrocities from both sides. To heal, there must be recognition […]

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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, Gurrumul big winners at National Indigenous Music Awards

For the second year, the late Gumatj singer, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, was posthumously honoured at the National Indigenous Music Awards (Nimas), with three major awards including artist of the year. His recently released Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) picked up album of the year and its title track won song of the year at the […]

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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

Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the ‘wandering stars’ of the sky

The five planets we can see by naked eye were known to the ancient Greeks as “asteres planetai”, meaning “wandering stars”, due to their wandering journey across the sky relative to the fixed stars. This is where we get the word “planet”. But knowledge of the planets and their movements goes back much further, being prominent in the traditions of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

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Opinion

NLC condemns McArthur River Mine approval

The Northern Land Council has condemned the decision of the NT EPA to approve the overburden management project at the McArthur River Mine. NLC CEO Joe Morrison said the EPA’s assessment that the project can avoid significant environmental impacts is not supported by its own report. “The sorry history of frequent environmental incidents at the […]

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Articles

Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the ‘wandering stars’ of the sky

The five planets we can see by naked eye were known to the ancient Greeks as “asteres planetai”, meaning “wandering stars”, due to their wandering journey across the sky relative to the fixed stars. This is where we get the word “planet”. But knowledge of the planets and their movements goes back much further, being prominent in the traditions of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

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