Ten stillborn babies have been lying in Northern Territory morgues for more than three months, an ABC investigation has found.
Joseph Brown, an Indigenous leader from the nearby community of Beswick, is among those who have watched the accompanying penalty regime make families go hungry. Many participants have had their welfare payments cut for up to eight weeks if they don’t attend regularly enough.
Groote Eylandt is a hive of building activity with locals chipping in to build themselves a better future.The Territory Labor Government has built 22 homes at Angurugu, including three under its flagship $1.1 billion remote housing program.
Residents from a remote Northern Territory community have launched defamation action against Channel Seven, over a controversial segment on its Sunrise breakfast program.
….the government fails to accept that the data on the Cashless Debit Card shows effects on the communities ranging from negligible to negative. We know that the CDC has not worked, and yet there is still a push for the trials to be expanded and extended.
The pursuit of income management by government continues to be a disturbing trend given the evidence mounting against its efficacy, including its latest iteration – the Cashless Debit Card, introduced in 2015.
The wobble walk was an early sign of the Groote Eylandt “sickness” for Bakala. Police officers have been known to mistake the walk for public drunkenness. It wasn’t so long ago that Groote locals with the sickness were mistakenly thrown into paddy wagons, too panicked to slow down and concentrate on their words so they could explain themselves.
Police in Nhulunbuy have charged a 38-year-old male after he allegedly used a fishing spear to stab a 27-year-old male.The incident occurred around 10pm yesterday evening in Yirrkala when an argument between the two intoxicated males escalated, with the alleged offender arming himself with the spear.
Australia’s most revered geologist, Jim Bowler, suggests Shell middens and an ancient hearth point to a much earlier beginning to the human occupation of Australasia.
A remote Territory town saw a dramatic spike in booze-fuelled crime — including a mass brawl with more than 100 people armed with woomeras and other weapons — after coming off cyclone watch for Cyclone Trevor.