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  • NLC Fracking submission supports Traditional Owners’ rights

    NORTHERN Land Council Chief Executive, Joe Morrison, today launched the NLC submission to the NT Government’s Inquiry into hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).

  • Northern Development: Embracing the Indigenous Difference

    Saturday, 28 June, 2014, Townsville, Queensland

  • CEO on Northern Development

    The Northern Land Council’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Morrison, has called for the creation of a sovereign wealth fund to benefit Indigenous people in northern Australia.

  • NLC settles on Muckaty

    OUT of concern for relations among the Aboriginal clans which comprise the Muckaty Aboriginal Land Trust, the Northern Land Council has agreed to settle the Federal Court challenge to the Commonwealth Government’s proposal to establish a nuclear waste facility at Muckaty.

  • Water allocation concerns

    NORTHERN Land Council Chief Executive Joe Morrison has described recent NT Government water allocation decisions in the Mataranka region as deeply concerning in terms of sustainability, Indigenous development and good public policy.

  • Regulations not in the interests of Traditional Owners

    THE Northern and Central Land Councils have welcomed the further protection of traditional owners’ rights following the disallowance by the Senate of regulations made under s28A of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

  • Senate disallowance of regulations welcomed

    NORTHERN Land Council (NLC) Chief Executive, Joe Morrison, described the response of the Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, to last Thursday’s Senate disallowance of Government regulations as “ideological”, “irresponsible”, and “disingenuous”.

  • NLC welcomes road upgrades, calls for more infrastructure

    NORTHERN Land Council Chief Executive, Joe Morrison, has welcomed this week's joint announcement of more funding for NT remote and regional roads from the Australian and Northern Territory governments.

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