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Land Rights News Northern Edition May 2018

Jun 01, 2018

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.

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NT Country Hour: Why has the NT Government changed its mind on amending the Pastoral Land Act to allow cattle stations to sub-lease?

Jun 20, 2018

NLC CEO Joe Morrison speaks to ABC's The Country Hour about why changes to the Pastoral Land Act to allow stations to sub-lease for non-pastoral purposes have "been deferred".

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Statement from the Northern Land Council to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

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.

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PFAS Community Sessions held by Department of Defence

Jun 04, 2018

​The Department of Defence is holding a Community Walk-in Session to provide information on the environmental investigations into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Darwin and Robertson Barracks.

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Community Planning and Development: Youth Activities in Galiwin’ku

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.

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Barunga Agreement: Joint Land Councils and Northern Territory Government Statement

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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