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NT Country Hour: Why has the NT Government changed its mind on amending the Pastoral Land Act to allow cattle stations to sub-lease?

Jun 20, 2018

NLC CEO Joe Morrison speaks to ABC's The Country Hour about why changes to the Pastoral Land Act to allow stations to sub-lease for non-pastoral purposes have "been deferred".

Subject: Pastoral

Evidence to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee on changes to the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill

Mar 13, 2018

NLC CEO Joe Morrison and Principal Legal Officer Michael O’Donnell gave evidence to the NT Legislative Assembly’s Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee on 2 February, and argued for changes to the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill.

Subject: Pastoral

Pastoral Land Bill Changes Wanted

Mar 13, 2018

The Northern Land Council is pressing the Northern Territory Government to amend its Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill, which, in its present form, would give pastoralists the right to secure sub-leases on their properties to allow for land to be used for a range of non-pastoral purposes, but would severely curtail the rights of native title holders.

Subject: Pastoral

NLC submission to the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Nov 09, 2017

NLC submission to the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory regarding the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Subject: Pastoral

Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Oct 19, 2017

The Northern Land Council has called on NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner to withdraw a bill introduced to Parliament yesterday which would enable the grant of subleases on pastoral leases for non-pastoral purposes.

Subject: Northern Development, Pastoral