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  • Land Councils urge Senate support for positive Land Rights Act amendments

    THE Northern and Central Land Councils have welcomed the Federal Government’s willingness to negotiate significant amendments to the provisions of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act which allow some of the land councils’ functions to be delegated to Aboriginal corporations.

  • Native Title recognised at Borroloola

    THE Federal Court has determined that Aboriginal people in the Gulf country of the Northern Territory have native title rights over six pastoral leases which cover more than 15,000 square kilometres of coastal and inland country.

  • NLC puts political parties on notice

    AFTER meeting last week at Gulkula in north-east Arnhem Land, the 111th Full Council of the Northern Land Council stated that policy failures of successive governments have left Indigenous people untrusting of interference in their lives.

  • NLC puts NT Government on notice

    THE Northern Land Council has put the Northern Territory Government on notice that any dilution of the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act will be strenuously opposed.

  • Ranger groups in line for awards

    NLC ranger groups and NLC Caring For country staff member Xavier Espiau have been recognised by the NT Natural Resource Management organisation.

  • New fire management needed for Kakadu

    THE Northern Land Council says the devastating fires in Kakadu over the past week, caused by poor fire management by Energy Resources of Australia, raise broader concerns about the company’s capacity to meet its obligations to rehabilitate the Ranger uranium mine.

  • NLC supports TO concerns on MRM

    THE Northern Land Council shares the concerns of Traditional Aboriginal Owners about the operation of the McArthur River Mine near Borroloola, owned by Glencore.

  • Second round of ABA grant funding begins

    APPLICATIONS are being accepted for the second round of the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) Beneficial Grant Funding.

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