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NLC meets with Prime Minister to raise crucial issues

Mar 13, 2024

Subject: Closing the Gap, Housing

The Full Council of the Northern Land Council (NLC) hosted Federal politicians in Katherine, Northern Territory, yesterday.

Land Councils joint statement about the Referendum outcome

Oct 21, 2023

Subject: Closing the Gap, Constitutional Recognition, Elections

Through the Uluru Statement, Aboriginal people asked to be recognised in the Nation’s founding document and for a formal process to be established to inform government decision making on policy that affects our people and our communities

2023 Barunga Voice Declaration

Jun 15, 2023

Subject: Closing the Gap, Constitutional Recognition

The four Northern Territory Aboriginal land councils signed the Barunga Voice Declaration that addresses all Australians and urges them to support a Voice to Parliament

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs ‘Inquiry into community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory’

Feb 10, 2023

Subject: Closing the Gap

The terms of reference for this Inquiry include looking into the end of the Stronger Futures legislation and alcohol management in the NT. The NLC submission highlights that government planning and consultation were not adequate prior to the end of Stronger Futures and lifting of alcohol restrictions. The submission emphasises the need for Aboriginal people to be at the centre of the design and implementation of policies that affect them.

Historic meeting of NT Land Councils held on Gurindji country

Aug 26, 2022

Subject: Land Rights, Treaty, Closing the Gap

The four NT Land Councils held a historic meeting on Gurindji country, on Thursday, 25 August 2022.

NT land councils: protection needed for remote drinking water supply

Jul 29, 2020

Subject: Country, Closing the Gap

The four Northern Territory land councils condemn the unacceptable lack of protection for safe and adequate drinking water in the NT.

Submission by the Northern and Central land councils to the Closing the Gap refresh initiative

Jun 1, 2018

Subject: Closing the Gap

This submission is made jointly by the Northern Land Council (NLC) and the Central Land Council (CLC) (Land Councils), both independent statutory authorities established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth) (Land Rights Act).