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Northern Territory lifts ban on fracking

The Northern Territory's onshore gas industry could be up and running as soon as next year after the Labor Government reversed its two-year ban on …

Northern Territory

Reports of alleged assault and rape at NT youth detention centres

A series of officer incident reports from Northern Territory youth detention facilities, obtained under freedom of information laws by the ABC, …

Crime

NT gas fracking ban could be lifted

A ban on gas fracking in the NT could be lifted as soon as Tuesday to boost the economy, despite warnings it will impact on water, land and public …

Australian Politics

Country Liberal Party stalwart Graeme Lewis dies

Former Country Liberal Party president Graeme Lewis has died.<p>The long-serving CLP figure passed away on Sunday.<p>Mr Lewis was one of the original …

Australian Politics

Prominent NT Country Liberal party member Graeme Lewis dies suddenly

The NT Country Liberal party has confirmed the death of one of its most prominent members Graeme Lewis.<p>9NEWS understands Mr Lewis died following a …

Australian Politics

Jactina Price pre-selected for the Coalition

Jacinta Price has been pre-selected to stand at the next federal election, which would make her the first Indigenous woman from the Coalition to win …

Australian News

Jacinta Price hopeful to become first indigenous woman in lower house | Sky News Australia

Jacinta Price has been pre-selected to stand for the coalition at the next federal election. The Aboriginal town councillor from Alice Springs was …

Australian News

NT Country Liberal Party endorses Jacinta Price for seat of Lingiari next federal election

Jacinta Price has been officially endorsed to run for the Coalition in the outback seat of Lingiari in the next federal election.<p>Ms Price, an Alice …

Indigenous Australians

Gap not closing on Indigenous disadvantage

Fred Chaney is despairing. He despairs a little more every time he hears a politician pay reverent lip service to the preservation of Australia’s …

Australia

Youth fear racism: report

One-third of Aboriginal youths in Kalgoorlie-Boulder suffer high psychological distress and will not go to police for emergencies and many feel they …

Indigenous Australians

4yo girl allegedly assaulted by a relative in the Northern Territory

A SHOCKING incident of child assault has emerged just a day after it was revealed that a four-year-old boy had been sexually assaulted at the …

Australia

Teen charged over alleged child sexual assault in Northern Territory

NT police have charged a teen over the sexual assault of a four-year-old child in a remote community.

Northern Territory

Careless driver spared jail after motocylist broke leg in road accident

Hamilton woman Helen Gibson was found guilty of careless driving on Dalblair Road in Ayr, near to Burns Statue Square, on July 23 last year.<p>A …

Crime

Wild weather: Tropical cyclones pummel Australia

What is a tropical cyclone?<p>Tropical cyclones are intense low-pressure systems that form over warm ocean waters at low latitudes.<p>They form when the …

Weather

Australia's longest-running land claim clears final hurdle, but concerns NT anglers

Australia's longest-running Aboriginal land claim has cleared its final hurdle, but the details left some accusing the NT Government of "subpar …

Australian Politics

NT Stolen Generations group now satisfied businessman awarded Indigenous grant is Aboriginal

The NT Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation says it now satisfied a Darwin businessman is Indigenous and will not revoke his Certificate of …

Indigenous Australians

Turnbull fails to front NT

Today, 20 schools in the Greater Darwin area remain closed due to power outages and safety concerns, and public servants are slowly returning to work.<p>…

Australia

Territory farm site handed over by CLP to developer 'without final cost-benefit analysis'

The NT Government controversially awarded free land to a major Darwin developer without knowing the full value of the property and without a final …

Australian Politics

Second cyclone in a week could spell disaster for Darwin

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a cyclone outlook for the northern region, including the Gulf of Carpentaria, as a weak tropical low intensifies …

Weather

Virgin Australia to launch services between Brisbane – Alice Springs

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) welcomes confirmation from Virgin Australia that the airline will commence twice-weekly return service between …

Australian Politics

Top End warned to expect more wild weather

Residents in the Top End have been warned more wild weather could be heading their way as they continue the clean-up from Tropical Cyclone Marcus.<p>The …

Weather

Indigenous work for the dole scheme 'failing abysmally', worsening poverty, Greens say

The Turnbull Government's Indigenous work for the dole program needs immediate repairs to ensure children are "getting food on the table", the Greens …

Indigenous Australians

NT businessman awarded Indigenous grant worth more than $400,000 may have Aboriginal status revoked

A Darwin businessman who used a "confirmation of Aboriginality" certificate to obtain a $407,000 Indigenous grant, has had the document called into …

Australia

Kakadu National Park's Jabiru set for revival, draft plans from traditional owners reveal

The town at the heart of world-famous Kakadu National Park is fast approaching a crossroads that will either see it revived to a "tourism destination …

Australia

Alice Springs program that helps chronic drinkers axed with nothing to fill gap

It has just gone 2:00pm in Alice Springs and people are filing out of the pubs and bars onto the streets.<p>Some are staggering, others are shouting, …

Indigenous Australians

George Christensen's 'greenie punks' Facebook post will not be investigated, AFP says

A Facebook post showing Nationals MP George Christensen posing with a handgun and appearing to threaten "greenie punks" will not be investigated, the …

Australia

Minister Scullion: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women leading the way and continue to #PressforProgress

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers, sisters, aunties and elders in our lives - in our families, work places and wider communities - and …

Crime

Public housing waiting lists blow out

The NT Government has announced a $69 million housing repairs and maintenance program across the NT.

Australian Politics

Indigenous work for the dole scheme slaps thousands with serious failures

Thousands of people in a controversial work for the dole scheme have been threatened with having their Centrelink payments cut off for eight …

Torres Strait Islander

“It looks like a war zone” as power outages, flooding linger after powerful nor’easter

By PHILIP MARCELO and DAVE COLLINS<br>Associated Press<br>BOSTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of utility workers in the Northeast raced to restore power to more …

Weather