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Welcome to the resource area for locating NLC publications including media releases, newsletters, public notices and the Land Rights News (Northern Edition), Australia's longest running Aboriginal newspaper.

Land Rights News (Northern Edition) is published by the Northern Land Council and is distributed free to communities in the Northern Territory. See the rates to advertise in the only newspaper to reliably reach Aboriginal people in the remote Top End.

Land Rights Act key to cultural integrity for the Mirarr traditional owners of Jabiru

The NLC has welcomed the introduction of the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020 into the Federal Parliament.

Subject: Land Rights, Native Title

Land Rights News Northern Edition May 2018

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

Subject: Land Rights

Gunyungara signs Township Lease

The community of Gunyangara in north east Arnhem Land celebrated the signing of a 99-year township lease to the Ngarrariyal Aboriginal Corporation on 18 November 2017, 10 years after the Gumatj people, led by Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu, put forward a similar proposal to then Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough.

Subject: Land Rights

Sacred sites protected under final Kenbi Open Area Declaration

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.

Subject: Land Rights

Remembering Land Rights News 1988

These days, the Northern and Central Land Councils each publishes its own editions of Land Rights News. Thirty years ago, the time of the Australia’s Bicentenary, Land Rights News was a joint publication, and its production was not without tribulation.

Subject: Land Rights

NLC urges Northern Territory Government to consider amending Pastoral Land Act

The Full Council of the Northern Land Council, meeting in Tennant Creek this week, has urged the Northern Territory Government to consider amending the Pastoral Land Act to allow native title holders to benefit from new economic activities on their traditional lands.

Subject: Land Rights

Baniyala community working with NLC to explore lease options

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.

Subject: Land Rights

Land Rights News Northern Edition January 2014

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

Subject: Land Rights