News & Publications
NLC Governance Issues and NLC Chief Executive Officer arrangements
Feb 3, 2019
Statement from NLC Interim Acting CEO Rick Fletcher
NLC welcomes new Aboriginal Affairs minister
Jan 31, 2019
The NLC welcomes the announcement today of Ms Selena Uibo as the new Minister Aboriginal Affairs in the Northern Territory Government.
History made as native title rights finally recognised
Dec 22, 2018
Two historic native title claims are now resolved, decades after they were first claimed.
NLC welcomes amendment to NLC Land Rights Act
Nov 26, 2018
The Northern Land Council welcomes the amendment to the Land Rights Act passed through the Senate this evening.
Jabiru Native Title claim
Nov 8, 2018
On Friday 9 November 2018, the Federal Court of Australia will hold a special on-country hearing to recognise the native title rights and interests of the Mirarr People over areas of the Jabiru Township.
Media Alert: Larrimah Native Title Recognition Ceremony
Oct 22, 2018
The Federal Court of Australia will hold a special hearing at the Supreme Court of the NT in Darwin on Wednesday 24 October 2018 to recognise native title rights and interests over the town of Larrimah.
Native title holder consortium awarded first major contract at Legune
Sep 20, 2018
In a historic win for Aboriginal business development, a construction consortium involving local native title holders has been awarded the first contract of work for the billion-dollar aquaculture grow-out facility at Legune Station.
NLC condemns McArthur River Mine approval
Aug 10, 2018
The Northern Land Council has condemned the decision of the NT EPA to approve the overburden management project at the McArthur River Mine.
Barunga Agreement: Joint Land Councils and Northern Territory Government Statement
Jun 8, 2018
The Northern Territory’s four Land Councils and the Northern Territory Government have today signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (the “Barunga Agreement”), paving the way for consultations to begin with Aboriginal people about a Treaty.
Kenbi Land Use agreement to protect flatback turtle
Apr 11, 2018
Sea Darwin has entered into a licence agreement with Kenbi Aboriginal Land Trust to maintain access to Ngulbitjik (Bare Sand Island) for running exclusive turtle tours.
Land Councils and Northern Territory agree on an MoU for Treaty
Apr 5, 2018
A historic meeting between the Northern Territory Government and the Territory’s four land councils has agreed to establish a working group to develop a Memorandum of Understanding about how a treaty between the government and the NT’s Aboriginal people should progress.
Sacred sites protected under final Kenbi Open Area Declaration
Mar 22, 2018
The Northern Land Council has welcomed the official gazettal this week of the Kenbi Open Area Declaration over beaches and the intertidal zone of Aboriginal land in the Cox Peninsula vicinity.