Northern Territory

NACCHO @AMSANTaus @CAACongress respond #NTRC #DonDale Royal Commission demands sweeping change – But how can we make it happen?

‘ <i>This Commission has been a landmark opportunity to expose the brutal and inhumane treatment of children in youth detention centres in the Northern</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Minister Scullion: Final Report of Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

<b>Joint media release<br>The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister<br>Senator the Hon. George Brandis, Attorney-General<br>Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion,</b> …

Indigenous Australians

Report

The Report of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory was tabled in …

Indigenous Australians

The humble breakfast fruit saved by Queensland scientists

The disease, which can lie dormant in the soil for decades, was first identified in Australia on a Northern Territory plantation in 1997 and was …

Brisbane

NACCHO Aboriginal Children’s Health :Boosting early learning for Indigenous children

<i>“There’s no doubt there’s a high level of adversity in remote communities,”</i><p><i>There are multiple risk factors for children, including parental</i> …

Indigenous Australians

NT youth justice overhaul would be cheaper in the long-run, commissioners say

The Northern Territory Government would save hundreds of millions of dollars by implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Youth …

Australian News

SSM: The NT celebrates result despite having lowest survey turnout rate in Australia

There were tears, cheers, and celebrations in Darwin as supporters of the Yes campaign learnt the result they had been hoping for.<p>The Northern …

Same-sex Marriage

Evaluation of anaemia management in three remote Aboriginal communities in Katherine East region, Northern Territory

The project evaluates an anaemia prevention program in East Katherine Community A and anaemia best practice guideline fidelity in Communities A, B …

Indigenous Australians

NT PTSD sufferers with 'nowhere to go' could benefit from new clinic plans

Returned soldiers and emergency services workers with mental illness may be able to access to treatment without having to travelling interstate, as …

Vietnam Veterans

Juvenile justice findings to be released

The Northern Territory government will establish a new body to oversee its implementation of the juvenile justice and child protection royal …

Australia

More than 20,000 hectares of land to be cleared in largest single permit issued for Northern Territory - ABC Rural - ABC News

The decision to grant a permit for a Top End cattle station to clear 20,432 hectares of land has been heavily criticised by an environmental lobby …

Environment

PFAS: NT Government has failed to provide advice to Katherine doctors on health risks, GP says

The Northern Territory Government has been "extremely slack" in terms of advising Katherine's medical staff about the health risks posed by the PFAS …

Australia

Aus Music Month: The challenge of making music in remote Northern Territory communities

It was no secret that Indigenous band Lonely Boys were playing on borrowed instruments when they supported Queens of the Stone Age earlier this …

Indigenous Australians

Vietnamese farmers flourish in the Northern Territory to become Top End's top growers

Michael Quatch arrived in Australia as a refugee of the Vietnam War. Now he is one of the most successful growers in the Northern Territory.<p>During …

Australia

Minister Scullion: Wadeye enjoys a new Remote Service Centre

The community of Wadeye in the Northern Territory has benefited from a new remote service centre, officially opened today by Nigel Scullion, Senator …

Indigenous Australians

Youth drowning deaths rise 32 per cent

The Northern Territory remains the drowning capital of Australia, and has retained the unwelcome title for at least a decade.<p>The NT recorded the …

Final NT fracking report delayed until March after 'unacceptable' community consultations

The final report into hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory has been delayed by three months, after an Indigenous community in the …

Indigenous Australians

Osprey nest removal ruffles feathers of local birdwatchers in Darwin

The removal of two osprey nesting areas in Darwin has local bird enthusiasts in a flap, with environmentalists concerned the changes might drive the …

Birds

Bahrain Raises Tensions amid Gulf Dispute, Says Has Right to Claim Territory in Qatar

Bahrain Mirror: In an inflammatory report published on Saturday (November 4, 2017), the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said that "after the Kuwaiti …

Middle East

Indian dance teacher takes Bollywood to Indigenous communities in Australia

It has been just a year since Jinu Mathew migrated to Australia with her husband Sulal Mathai and in this short span, Mathew has not only opened her …

Indigenous Peoples