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 project working with high school students in the birthplace of musical group Yothu Yindi is putting Indigenous female rappers in the spotlight — and they are doing it in their own language, Yolngu Matha.
An investigation into governance allegations about the Northern Land Council (NLC) has probed the distribution of millions of dollars of grants and loans to entities that were majority owned by, or closely associated with, the council over the past six years.
The following article from the AFLNT (AFL Northern Territory) summarises the growth of the game in the NT. The high points are the increase is higher than the national average – driven heavily by women’s footy – and in an extraordinary piece of data…..
More than 400 Yolngu people from across six Arnhem Land communities have helped create a new resource to better deal with family violence across the region. ARDS Aboriginal Corporation has been working on the family violence project for the past three years.
Australia’s first commercial spaceport, Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA), has announced that it has inked a contract with U.S.-based TriSept Corporation, that offers launch integration services, rideshare and dedicated missions to small satellite customers.
A spear fisherman has come away from a shark encounter with a horrific injury.
The curveball decision of two mining giants to back the Uluru Statement from the Heart is being applauded by some who signed the historic proclamation, but one prominent Aboriginal leader is wary that the move is a cynical grab for Indigenous resources.
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.”
By Elias Clure
- Brenton Carter won over $12,500 playing pokies at Rorkes, but staff say they were instructed to tell him he was “too drunk” to collect
- They also said they were told to keep putting Mr Carter off until he stopped coming in to collect his winnings
- Audio recordings capture Rorkes owner Mitch McNamee telling staff not to pay out