Ten stillborn babies have been lying in Northern Territory morgues for more than three months, an ABC investigation has found.
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.
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.
The Northern Territory is a step closer to being part of the trillion dollar international space industry with the launch of the Territory Labor Government’s space strategy.
The Northern Territory Government has spent just 6 per cent of its flagship $1.1 billion commitment on remote housing, nearly three years after first announcing it, figures provided to the ABC show.
A spear fisherman has come away from a shark encounter with a horrific injury.
The Northern Territory has been declared banana freckle free, with the proof of freedom handed down today.
Department of Primary Industry and Resources Executive Director Biosecurity and Animal Welfare Sarah Corcoran praised the community and industry for this achievement to be released.
“Territorians should be proud of what we have accomplished,” Ms Corcoran said.
“This has been one of the largest plant pest eradication programs ever attempted and achieved in Australia.”
On a warm tropical Friday morning just before Christmas, the Northern Territory Government laid bare what many had suspected for years: the NT was dead broke and borrowing $4 million a day just to meet operational expenses, including public servants’ salaries.
The debt — long raised by the previous Country Liberals government as a political bogeyman — is now projected to blow out from $3 billion to an eye-watering $35 billion over the next 10 years.
The Darwin-based musician, who was raised in Milingimbi and Maningrida in northeast Arnhem Land, is the first Indigenous artist to have achieved mainstream success rapping in the Yolngu Matha language.
The owner of a well-known Darwin nightspot is facing claims he instructed staff to bar Indigenous people from his premises and that he owes thousands of dollars in unpaid wages to his employees.