Aboriginal people won’t benefit from NT space base claims missing MP


A port launching rockets into space from North- won’t benefit Aboriginal people and the Government is only promoting the project in its own interest, says a local independent politician.

Canberra-based commercial venture Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) has signed a sub-lease with the Aboriginal Gumatj Corporation to build Australia’s first commercial rocket launching facility at a remote site near Nhulunbuy, in the ’s .

“There’s enough trouble in the homelands out there already without this industry coming in that’s providing big dollar signs to the rest of the world … to Australia.”


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