About the NLC
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The NLC logo is derived from a painting by a Kunwinjku man from Marrkolidjban on the Liverpool River.
Scientific evidence dates Aboriginal inhabitation of northern Australia to 60,000 years and southern Australia to 40,000 years. European settlement of the Australian continent began in 1788 when a British penal settlement was founded at Sydney Cove.
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THE NLC’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Morrison, was born and raised in Katherine and has Dagoman and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
The Northern Land Council’s Full Council is the major decision-making body within the organisation.
The Northern Land Council is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth.
The Northern Land Council takes in a variety of landscapes; from desert country to vast wet land systems, tropical savannah and coastal regions. In the Top End today, there are about 200 scattered communities ranging in size from small family groups on outstations to settlements of up to 3,000 people.