News & Publications
Historic meeting of NT Land Councils held on Gurindji country
Aug 26, 2022
The four NT Land Councils held a historic meeting on Gurindji country, on Thursday, 25 August 2022.
Northern Land Council welcomes appointment of new NT Acting Treaty Commissioner
Dec 9, 2021
The Northern Land Council welcomes the appointment of Tony McAvoy SC to the role of Acting Treaty Commissioner in the Northern Territory.
The Barunga Agreement
Jun 8, 2018
A Memorandum of Understanding to provide for the development of a framework for negotiating a Treaty with the First Nations of the Northern Territory of Australia.
Barunga Agreement: Joint Land Councils and Northern Territory Government Statement
Jun 8, 2018
The Northern Territory’s four Land Councils and the Northern Territory Government have today signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (the “Barunga Agreement”), paving the way for consultations to begin with Aboriginal people about a Treaty.
Land Councils and Northern Territory agree on an MoU for Treaty
Apr 5, 2018
A historic meeting between the Northern Territory Government and the Territory’s four land councils has agreed to establish a working group to develop a Memorandum of Understanding about how a treaty between the government and the NT’s Aboriginal people should progress.
A Territory Treaty
Apr 4, 2018
The NLC’s Executive Council hosted a workshop in Darwin, 19-20 February, to discuss how a Treaty could be progressed between the Northern Territory Government and Aboriginal people. Staff of the Central Land Council also attended. The workshop preceded a meeting of the Executives of the four NT Land Councils in Darwin in early March.