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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

History made as native title rights finally recognised

Two historic native title claims are now resolved, decades after they were first claimed.

Subject: Native Title

High Court comes to Darwin: Valuing native title in dollars

In September 2018, the Timber Creek native title compensation claim – one of the biggest test cases in Indigenous rights since Mabo – brought the High Court of Australia to the Northern Territory for the first time in its 116-year history.

Subject: Native Title

NLC cautiously welcomes Committee’s report into Pastoral Land Bill

The Northern Land Council has cautiously welcomed the report of the NT Parliament’s Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee which examined the government’s Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill.

Subject: Native Title

Native Title Act changes challenged

Senator Patrick Dodson, Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, comments on the Australian Government Options Paper, Reforms to the Native Title Act 1993, launched at the end of November 2017.

Subject: Native Title