Aug 10, 2018
The Northern Land Council has condemned the decision of the NT EPA to approve the overburden management project at the McArthur River Mine.
The Northern Land Council welcomed the official gazettal on 22 March 2018 of the Kenbi Open Area Declaration over beaches and the intertidal zone of Aboriginal land in the Cox Peninsula vicinity.
Jun 07, 2018
The Northern Land Council is proud to appear before this Committee on the 30th anniversary of the Barunga Statement which was presented to the then Prime Minister of Australia by the Chairs of both the NLC and Central Land Council and called for a national Treaty.
Jun 01, 2018
It’s 6pm and young Yolngu are racing up and down the basketball courts in Galiwin’ku. Youth program coordinator Josie Wright organises a group of girls into teams for a game, while others watch from the sidelines.
Jun 08, 2018
The Northern Territory’s four Land Councils and the Northern Territory Government have today signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (the “Barunga Agreement”), paving the way for consultations to begin with Aboriginal people about a Treaty.
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