Mar 07, 2018
Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.
The NLC currently supports 17 Indigenous ranger groups. NLC’s Caring for Country rangers operate across almost 200,000 square kilometres of land owned by Aboriginal peoples in the Land Council's area.
The NLC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth, enabled by the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. Under the Act, we are responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and seas.
Mar 16, 2018
The Northern Land Council has cautiously welcomed the report of the NT Parliament’s Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee which examined the government’s Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill.
Mar 13, 2018
These days, the Northern and Central Land Councils each publishes its own editions of Land Rights News. Thirty years ago, the time of the Australia’s Bicentenary, Land Rights News was a joint publication, and its production was not without tribulation.
Mar 08, 2018
8 March is International Women's Day. Our deadly women rangers are keeping country and culture strong for future generations.
Browse the latest stories on rangers, land rights, sea rights and more from across the NLC's region.
The NLC publishes the Land Rights News (Northern Edition) quarterly and many other publications on a regular basis. You can search for news, submissions and reports and other publications using the search and filter facility.
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.