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  • Budget delivers uncertainty and blackmail to NT outstations

    THE Northern Territory’s two big Land Councils say the Commonwealth must scrap plans to hand over permanent responsibility for municipal and essential services for outstations to the dysfunctional and welfare dependent NT Government.

  • Congratulations to the Yanyuwa on an historic day

    The following is NLC Chairman Samuel Bush-Blanasi's speech at Wednesday 6 May at Batten Point, near Borroloola, at the land hand back ceremony:

  • Chairman pays tribute to Malcolm Fraser

    ON the occasion of the State funeral service for former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser in Melbourne today, Northern Land Council Chairman, Mr Samuel Bush-Blanasi, has paid tribute.

  • New body to tackle housing crisis

    A landmark NT Aboriginal Housing Forum in Darwin has resolved to form a new NT Aboriginal housing body to tackle the worsening Aboriginal housing crisis in the NT.

  • Land tenure not the problem

    THE Northern Land Council has disputed claims by the Northern Territory Health Minister, John Elferink, that land tenure issues have held up construction of remote health clinics on Aboriginal land, or on land covered by Native Title.

  • Rangers get busy with cyclone clean-up

    THE NLC-supported Wanga Djakamirr and Gurruwiling ranger groups are playing key support roles in the clean-up at Ramingining following Cyclone Lam’s destructive sweep through the community two weeks ago.

  • Tribute to the late Kwementyaye Tilmouth

    THE Northern Land Council is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Kwementyaye Tilmouth, a former Director of the Central Land Council.

  • Keep Indigenous land investigation ideology-free

    THE Northern Territory’s two big land councils have called on the Abbott government to base its investigation into indigenous land use on facts rather than ideology.

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