NT Government picks Alice Springs CBD site for Indigenous museum, despite expert advice

NT Government picks Alice Springs CBD site for Indigenous museum, despite expert advice

Posted March 23, 2018 18:21:52 Photo: The location has been announced for a proposed $150m indigenous art museum, but the funding sources have not. (Supplied: Jack Bullen) The NT Government has ignored the advice of an expert report it commissioned and announced that a proposed $150 million Indigenous art museum …

NT Labor row erupts over scrutiny of new laws around police patrolling bottle shop

NT Labor row erupts over scrutiny of new laws around police patrolling bottle shop

Posted March 22, 2018 13:18:58 Photo: The NT Government will not refer several pieces of new legislation, including ones allowing police auxiliaries to patrol bottle shops, to a scrutiny committee. (ABC News: Claire Campbell) Related Story: NT to increase bottle shop patrols amid spike in alcohol-fuelled violence Related Story: NT …

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

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

Posted March 22, 2018 20:21:30 Photo: Traditional owners at the Kenbi land hand-back ceremony in 2016. (ABC News: David McMeekin) Australia’s longest-running Aboriginal land claim has cleared its final hurdle, but the details left some accusing the NT Government of “subpar communication”. Key points The Kenbi land claim on the …

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Posted March 21, 2018 18:12:34 Photo: Alice Springs grandmother and former welfare worker Christine Kngwarraye Palmer. (ABC News: Declan Gooch) Indigenous grandmothers say child protection policies must strike a better balance between keeping children safe and allowing them to stay with their families. Grandmothers Against Removals (GAR) was founded in …

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

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

Posted March 21, 2018 15:47:52 The NT Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation says it now satisfied a Darwin businessman is Indigenous and will not revoke his Certificate of Aboriginality, after claims surfaced that he was not. The corporation initially said the paperwork for Allan Lodge’s certificate of Aboriginality (COA) was not …