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Dec 14, 2021
There is nothing more important to Aboriginal Territorians than family.
Dec 9, 2021
The Northern Land Council welcomes the appointment of Tony McAvoy SC to the role of Acting Treaty Commissioner in the Northern Territory.
Dec 3, 2021
Recreational fishers will have access to more areas of Aboriginal sea country in the Northern Territory following extensive consultations between the Northern Land Council and Traditional Owners.
Dec 1, 2021
The Northern Land Council today welcomes the passage of a historic set of reforms to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.
Nov 30, 2021
It is with deep sadness that the Northern Land Council acknowledges the passing of Mr David Dalaithngu.
Nov 19, 2021
With the COVID-19 outbreak in the Northern Territory still growing, the Northern Land Council is calling on all people in the Territory to not enter or leave Aboriginal communities unless it is absolutely necessary.
Nov 10, 2021
In accordance with the NT Chief Health Officer’s Direction No 55 of 13 October 2021, from 12 November 2021 the NLC will require its staff, and all workers on Aboriginal land, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Nov 8, 2021
Below is a statement from the NLC concerning allegations made over the weekend that the NLC had made payments for people getting COVID-19 vaccinations. Those statements were false and had no basis in fact.
Oct 13, 2021
The Northern Land Council – and other NT land councils and Aboriginal health peak bodies like AMSANT and NACCHO – has worked closely with the NT and Federal governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among our most vulnerable populations, particularly Aboriginal Territorians living in remote communities and homelands.
Oct 5, 2021
In November 2020 The Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, announced a $100 million Northern Territory (NT) Indigenous Economic Stimulus Package, developed in partnership with the four NT Land Councils, to provide immediate support for Indigenous businesses, jobs and economic development in the NT.
Sep 15, 2021
Australia's oldest Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands across the Northern Territory.
Sep 9, 2021
The NLC supports the call from AMSANT for a minimum Aboriginal vaccination rate of 90% across the NT before borders are opened.
Vale Mr J Wave Hill – the Northern Land Council mourns the passing of one of the leaders of the land rights movement
Aug 26, 2021
The Northern Land Council mourns the passing of Mr Wave Hill, who died on 25 August 2021, aged 85.
Aug 25, 2021
The NLC welcomes the introduction today in Parliament of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Economic Empowerment) Bill 2021.
Aug 19, 2021
The NLC's temporary suspension of permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal Land in the NLC area has been lifted for permit holders that are not affected by the extended Katherine lockdown.
Aug 16, 2021
The NLC has today suspended permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal Land in the NLC region from 12 midday on Monday 16 August 2021 until further notice.
Aug 16, 2021
In response to the COVID-19 event in the Greater Darwin and Katherine regions all permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal Land in the NLC region are suspended from 12 midday on 16 August 2021 until further notice.
Jul 9, 2021
The NLC’s temporary suspension of permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal Land in the Top End will be lifted at 1pm today.
Jul 6, 2021
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Jul 2, 2021
The Northern Land Council has today extended the suspension of permits to enter and remain on Aboriginal Land to 1pm on Friday 9 July 2021.