The Territory Labor Government and Regional Leaders of East Arnhem Land today signed an agreement to work towards more local decision making. The commitment marks a new and better way of working together to properly recognise and support local decision making, service delivery and empowerment in the Yolngu region.
“The location close to the equator is quite unique, it offers a more efficient launch site.” Other benefits to the Arnhem land spaceport, are “really good access to a deepwater port and a city quality airport.”
Indigenous traditional owners in remote West Arnhem Land have lost patience with being prohibited from selling valuable barramundi from their coastal waters, while commercial boats do just that.
For the first time in Northern Territory Parliament history, an interpreter has been permitted on the Chamber floor to translate a sitting member’s speech in their traditional language.
The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the world
“I kept hearing that it is time for an Aboriginal person to represent the Aboriginal communities from the Tiwi Islands in the north, down to the Central Desert region, and from Wadeye in the west, to Nhulunbuy and Borroloola and in the east … I couldn’t agree more.”
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.