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NT land councils want borders to remain closed

Jun 25, 2020

The Central Land Council and Northern Land Council call on the NT Government to keep the NT borders with all other jurisdictions closed until community transmission of COVID-19 has been eliminated in Australia.

Subject: Coronavirus

NLC update on permit conditions after 5 June 2020

Jun 4, 2020

Restrictions on travel to and from remote communities in the Northern Territory will be lifted on 5 June.

Subject: Coronavirus

NLC's Aboriginal language short films about COVID-19

Apr 4, 2020

“Stay on country, care for family” in Yolngu Matha, one of 18 language messages produced by the NLC.

Subject: Coronavirus

NLC's Chairman shares a message about Coronavirus

Mar 31, 2020

A message for all you mob in the NLC area from the Chairman, Samuel Bush-Blanasi. "Stay on country, look after your family and look after yourself."

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

New travel restrictions for communities in the NLC area

Mar 26, 2020

The Commonwealth government announced that from midnight, 26 March, anyone wanting to enter ‘designated areas’ in the NT will need to self-isolate for 14 days before they can enter.

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

Public information sheet from the NT Aboriginal Land Councils

Mar 20, 2020

An open message to traditional owners, remote community members and the public about the coronavirus pandemic from the four land councils in the NT.

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

NLC information on accessing Top End communities

Mar 18, 2020

The NLC has suspended all permits to enter Aboriginal land for non-essential travel in response to COVID-19

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

The NLC announces suspension of all permits to enter Aboriginal land for non-essential travel

Mar 14, 2020

At its meeting on 14 March 2020 the NLC Executive Council determined that all existing non-essential permits will be suspended and no new non-essential travel permits will be granted until further notice.

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

Remote Top End communities closed off to non-essential travel due to coronavirus - ABC News Darwin

Mar 14, 2020

Remote communities in the Northern Territory's Top End have been closed to all non-essential travel in response to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus

The NLC backs NTG's call to cancel non-essential trips to remote Aboriginal communities

Mar 12, 2020

The NLC's Executive Council has met with the Northern Territory Department of Health and the Danila Dilba Health Service’s CEO Ms Olga Havnen to examine strategies and information focused on protecting Aboriginal communities in the NLC’s region from the risk of coronavirus.

Subject: Permits, Coronavirus