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  • Water allocation concerns

    NORTHERN Land Council Chief Executive Joe Morrison has described recent NT Government water allocation decisions in the Mataranka region as deeply concerning in terms of sustainability, Indigenous development and good public policy.

  • Regulations not in the interests of Traditional Owners

    THE Northern and Central Land Councils have welcomed the further protection of traditional owners’ rights following the disallowance by the Senate of regulations made under s28A of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

  • Senate disallowance of regulations welcomed

    NORTHERN Land Council (NLC) Chief Executive, Joe Morrison, described the response of the Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, to last Thursday’s Senate disallowance of Government regulations as “ideological”, “irresponsible”, and “disingenuous”.

  • NLC welcomes road upgrades, calls for more infrastructure

    NORTHERN Land Council Chief Executive, Joe Morrison, has welcomed this week's joint announcement of more funding for NT remote and regional roads from the Australian and Northern Territory governments.

  • Federal Court determines Native Title

    THE Federal Court has determined seven native title claims covering 37,000km² of land over seven pastoral leases today.

  • Don’t forget Aboriginal landowners

    THE Northern Land Council has called on government and all other interested parties to place Aboriginal people front and centre in any future planning of the north.

  • Sea Swift provides economic boost for Gove

    NORTHERN Land Council Chairman, Samuel Bush-Blanasi, has praised marine transport provider Sea Swift for its commitment to the people of Gove.

  • US Ambassador calls in at NLC

    The Northern Land Council head office in Mitchell Street, Darwin, was the first port of call for the new United States Ambassador to Australia, Mr John Berry, during his visit to the Top End for services to mark the Bombing of Darwin anniversary.

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