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Oct 31, 2017
Native title holders have authorised an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) for Stage 1 of Project Sea Dragon, which is planned eventually to deliver a massive prawn farm producing 100,000 tonnes of black tiger prawns a year on Legune Station in the far north-west of the Northern Territory.
Oct 31, 2017
The NLC has undertaken to work with the Baniyala community in east Arnhem Land to develop a workable model for the issue of local leases under the Land Rights Act.
Oct 31, 2017
Hosted by the Kimberley Land Council through support from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, 34 rangers representing 12 NLC ranger groups attended the Kimberley Ranger Forum held on Bardi Jawi country in August at Pender Bay on the Dampier Peninsula, WA.
Oct 31, 2017
The Northern Territory Government says it’s prepared to engage in discussions with the Northern Land Council about compensation to native title holders for the effect on native title rights and interests of the grant of mineral leases where the McArthur River Mine near Borroloola is situated.
Oct 23, 2017
Lendlease today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Northern Land Council acknowledging a commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation on Lendlease projects in the Top End of the Northern Territory.
Oct 19, 2017
Joe Morrison, CEO NLC delivers speech at the 8th Annual NT Major Projects Conference Darwin Convention Centre
Sep 29, 2017
Today, the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, Kimberley Land Council and the Northern Land Council met in Sydney to commence a high-level dialogue aimed at resetting the relationship between Indigenous Australians, Governments and the broader Australian society.
Sep 27, 2017
The Largetooth Sawfish (scientific name Pristis pristis, known locally as Tyemerirriny) can be found in the freshwater section of a number of big rivers in northern Australia.
Sep 19, 2017
The Ritharrngu, Ngandi, Ngalakgan, Warndarrang, Marra, Alawa and Nunggubuyu Traditional Owners celebrated the dedication of the South East Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) at a ceremony at Namiliwiri Outstation near Ngukurr on 19 September.
Jul 28, 2017
Holding an annual country camp is a founding principle of the Joint Management Partners of the Judbarra/Gregory National Park.
Jun 19, 2017
Joe Morrison, CEO NLC delivers the Keynote Speech at the Northern Australian Development Conference at Cairns, Queensland
Cherry Wulumirr Daniels awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of dedicating her life to the advancement of her community
Oct 31, 2016
Cherry Wulumirr Daniels OAM chose to share her joy of being awarded an Order of Australia in the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours List with her family and community of Ngukurr on 26 October. And so in front of a cheering crowd at the Ngukurr School she was formally handed her Order of Australia medal by the Administrator of the Northern Territory, the Hon. John Hardy OAM
Oct 05, 2016
This year marks two major anniversaries: 50 years since the Wave Hill walk-off and 40 years since the Australian Parliament passed the NT Aboriginal Land Rights Act.
Jul 28, 2016
Three Northern Territory Aboriginal peak organisations say they are bitterly disappointed that the Prime Minister has ignored their request to be consulted about the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into child protection and youth detention in the Northern Territory, and utterly reject his choice of former NT Chief Justice Brian Martin as the Royal Commissioner.
Jul 01, 2016
The Federal Court has recognised the rights of the Rrumburriya Borroloola people (the traditional owners of Borroloola and members of the wider Yanyuwa group) to exclusive possession over vacant crown land in the town, and to take and use resources for any purpose including commercial purposes – a so-called “right to trade”.
Nov 25, 2015
THE Northern and Central Land Councils have welcomed the Federal Government’s willingness to negotiate significant amendments to the provisions of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act which allow some of the land councils’ functions to be delegated to Aboriginal corporations.
Nov 23, 2015
AFTER meeting last week at Gulkula in north-east Arnhem Land, the 111th Full Council of the Northern Land Council stated that policy failures of successive governments have left Indigenous people untrusting of interference in their lives.