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
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.
….the government fails to accept that the data on the Cashless Debit Card shows effects on the communities ranging from negligible to negative. We know that the CDC has not worked, and yet there is still a push for the trials to be expanded and extended.
The pursuit of income management by government continues to be a disturbing trend given the evidence mounting against its efficacy, including its latest iteration – the Cashless Debit Card, introduced in 2015.
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.
Australia’s most revered geologist, Jim Bowler, suggests Shell middens and an ancient hearth point to a much earlier beginning to the human occupation of Australasia.
A remote Territory town saw a dramatic spike in booze-fuelled crime — including a mass brawl with more than 100 people armed with woomeras and other weapons — after coming off cyclone watch for Cyclone Trevor.
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.