Our Land, Our Life, Our Stories - Welcome to our blog, a place to share stories from across the Top End of the Northern Territory. Check back in periodically to find new articles.

Our land, our seas, our stories: Land Rights News celebrates 45 years

Jun 14, 2021

Subject: Newspaper

FOR more than 65,000 years, storytelling has been part and parcel of First Nations’ cultures in what has become known as Australia.

Reviving Kulumindini Arts: ‘If those old people could do it, we can too’

Jun 11, 2021

Subject: Art

Kulumindini Arts Centre co-ordinator Elaine Sandy says that her art centre building is “falling apart.”

Ranger Mine: towards realising Mirarr Cultural Closure Criteria

Apr 10, 2021

Subject: Mining

In January this year, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) ceased production of uranium oxide at Ranger Mine.

New registration in process for anglers in Aboriginal-owned waters

Mar 12, 2021

Subject: Permits

At the start of March, the NLC introduced a free online registration process for recreational anglers wanting to fish in the Top End’s intertidal zones.

Galiwin’ku school playground officially opened

Mar 3, 2021

Subject: Community Planning & Development

Galiwin’ku Traditional Owners, school leaders and student representatives celebrated the official opening of a new playground at Shepherdson College on 20 November 2020.

COVID-19 vaccinations for Aboriginal Territorians expected in April

Feb 3, 2021

Subject: Coronavirus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 18 in the Northern Territory are expected to get the COVID-19 vaccine in April, according to Danila Dilba.

The NLC celebrates rangers graduating from Batchelor Institute

Dec 2, 2020

Subject: Caring for Country

The NLC congratulates rangers who have graduated from the NT's Batchelor Institute.

‘Fantastic work books’: Junior rangers embrace new resources

Dec 1, 2020

Subject: Caring for Country

The Caring for Country Branch has produced a range of resources aimed at budding rangers.

Jack Green receives lifetime achievement award

Nov 18, 2020

Subject: Caring for Country

Garawa man Mr Green has received the lifetime achievement award at the 2020 TNRM Conference.

Shameless disregard’: The NLC slams safari hunters

Nov 4, 2020

Subject: Permits

THE NLC has urged anyone who is on Aboriginal land without a permit to leave.

Malak Malak TOs try tech to keep their ancient tongue alive

Nov 2, 2020

Subject: Community Planning & Development

Traditional Owners have funded the development of a language app, which is available on the Google Play and App store.

New NLC permit system good news for permit applicants

Nov 1, 2020

Subject: Permits

The NLC has launched an online permit system, which will allow the NLC to manage permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal land more efficiently.