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Royal Commission compromised from the start

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.

Land Rights News Northern Edition July 2016

Jul 15, 2016

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.

Landmark “Right to Trade” decision

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”.

Land Rights News Northern Edition April 2016

Apr 24, 2016

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.

Land Rights News Northern Edition January 2016

Jan 29, 2016

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.

Land Councils urge Senate support for positive Land Rights Act amendments

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.

Native Title recognised at Borroloola

Nov 24, 2015

​THE Federal Court has determined that Aboriginal people in the Gulf country of the Northern Territory have native title rights over six pastoral leases which cover more than 15,000 square kilometres of coastal and inland country.

NLC puts political parties on notice

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.

NLC puts NT Government on notice

Nov 18, 2015

THE Northern Land Council has put the Northern Territory Government on notice that any dilution of the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act will be strenuously opposed.

NLC Annual Report 2014-15

Oct 31, 2015

The Northern Land Council Annual Report 2014-15 provides a comprehensive account of the Council’s performance from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.

Subject: Governance

Joe Morrison address to National Press Club 2015

Feb 11, 2015

Joe Morrison, CEO NLC gives the address to National Press Club Canberra

Subject: Northern Development

NLC Annual Report 2013-14

Oct 30, 2014

The Northern Land Council Annual Report 2013-14 provides a comprehensive account of the Council’s performance from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014.

Subject: Governance

Land Rights News Northern Edition January 2014

Jan 30, 2014

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal newspaper, telling stories from remote Aboriginal lands from across the Northern Territory.

Subject: Land Rights

NLC Annual Report 2011-12

Oct 31, 2012

The Northern Land Council Annual Report 2011-12 provides a comprehensive account of the Council’s performance from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Subject: Governance