Dec 21, 2018
Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.
A project to reunite children’s drawings from the 1970s with their original Yolngu artists is now underway.
Aboriginal land is privately owned. It is not Crown land, nor public land. Permission must be obtained in accordance with the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 before going onto Aboriginal Land. This includes access to tidal waters over Aboriginal land.
Dec 19, 2018
NLC’s Timber Creek rangers and CSIRO have established a sawfish monitoring program on the Victoria River to record population estimates.
Jan 22, 2019
Waanyi-Garawa ranger Josephine Davey, Ganalanga-Mindibirrina IPA coordinator Ostiane Massiani and NLC Caring for Country women and youth coordinator Kate van Wezel travelled to the University of Queensland in early December to present a paper at Unsettling Australia, the 2018 biennial conference of the International Australian Studies Association.
Dec 21, 2018
In September 2018, the Timber Creek native title compensation claim – one of the biggest test cases in Indigenous rights since Mabo – brought the High Court of Australia to the Northern Territory for the first time in its 116-year history.
Nov 21, 2018
The next Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) beneficial grant funding round opens on Monday 3 December 2018 and close on Friday 1 February 2019.
Browse the latest stories on rangers, land rights, sea rights and more from across the NLC's region.
The Northern Land Council Annual Report 2017-18 provides a comprehensive account of the Council’s performance from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.
The Northern Land Council’s Full Council is the major decision-making body within the organisation. The NLC’s constituency is a representation of the Traditional Owners within its jurisdiction. There are seven regions within the NLC’s jurisdiction.