NLC Chief Executive Officer

Tiwi woman Marion Scrymgour was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Land Council (NLC) in April, 2019. Ms Scrymgour is the former CEO of the Tiwi Islands Regional Council and a former member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. 

She is the first woman to hold the CEO position at any Northern Territory land council, all four of which (the Northern, Central, Anindilyawkwa and Tiwi) are established under the Commonwealth’s Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act (1976) (the Land Rights Act).