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Tropical Cyclone Warning – UPDATE #11

The system started moving east overnight and out over the water, away from Port McArthur and Borroloola and may increase to Category 4 intensity later today.

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Food & Drink

Phrases like ‘bringing home the bacon’ are comparable to racism and homophobia, PETA says

PETA has called for phrases such as "kill two birds with one stone" to be corrected to avoid anti-animal vocabulary.

"Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist , phrases that trivialize cruelty to animals will vanish as more people begin to appreciate animals for who they are and start ‘bringing home the bagels’ instead of the bacon," PETA posted on Twitter.

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Be Crocwise

The smaller the boat the greater the risk

If you are taking the boat out make sure that you remember to #becrocwise and stay safe on the water. Saltwater crocodiles have been known to sit underneath boats, waiting for dinner to be brought to them. Remember that crocs can jump and a small tinny with a shallow draft is no protection. Always use […]

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Single parents are $271 per fortnight worse off

Thirty years after Prime Minister Bob Hawke famously promised that by 1990 no Australian child would live in poverty, Bill Shorten has promised that, if elected, Labor will use a “root and branch review” to lift the rate of the Newstart unemployment benefit.

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NTG Media Releases

Training More Aboriginal Teachers and Educators

Applications are open for the 2019 Teaching – Growing Our Future scholarship program, which supports Aboriginal Territorians who want to pursue a career in education. The Territory Labor Government made an election promise to have 500 more Aboriginal people working as teachers, police or nurses by 2026.

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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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