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Marion Scrymgour new NLC CEO

Mar 19, 2019

​Tiwi woman Marion Scrymgour has today been announced as the new CEO of the Northern Land Council, the first woman to hold the CEO position at any Northern Territory land council.

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Land Rights News Northern Edition December 2018

Dec 21, 2018

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

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NLC welcomes High Court judgment of native title compensation at Timber Creek

Mar 13, 2019

The NLC interim CEO, Jak Ah Kit, today welcomed the High Court’s judgment which awarded compensation of $2,530,350 to the Ngaliwurru and Nangali peoples – including $1.3 million for cultural loss – for the extinguishment of native title by NT Government grants of land since 1975.

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NLC welcomes new Treaty Commissioner

Feb 18, 2019

The Northern Land Council welcomes the appointment of Professor Michael Dodson AM to the role of Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner.

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Timber Creek Rangers trained in sawfish monitoring

Dec 19, 2018

NLC’s Timber Creek rangers and CSIRO have established a sawfish monitoring program on the Victoria River to record population estimates.

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Waanyi-Garawa ranger presents at international conference

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. ​

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