NT housing delay: Federal Government makes public apology to remote community

NT housing delay: Federal Government makes public apology to remote community

Updated May 18, 2018 08:14:16 Photo: Yarralin residents Irene Williams and Sharon Campbell often sleep outside their tin shed houses. (ABC News: Jane Bardon) The Federal Government has publicly apologised to residents of a Northern Territory Aboriginal community for prolonged delays in delivering new houses promised under its highest profile …

NT seabed mining moratorium extended, drawing mixed reaction from stakeholders

NT seabed mining moratorium extended, drawing mixed reaction from stakeholders

Updated May 16, 2018 12:42:24 Photo: There are 14 applications for exploration permits currently lodged, despite the moratorium. (Nautilus Minerals) The Northern Territory Government has quietly extended a moratorium on seabed mining. Key points: The moratorium on seabed mining was implemented in 2012 It will now remain in place until …

Barramundi farm first NT beneficiary of $5bn government incentive | Australia news

It has taken nearly two years but a barramundi farm near Darwin has become the first Northern Territory recipient to receive funds from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, with almost $30 million to expand its business. Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning The $5bn …

NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 19:51:13 Photo: The court heard the mother had discovered messages between the girl and the man earlier in the year. (ABC) A student hit her former primary school teacher when he grabbed her hand and put it on his “private area”, a Darwin court has heard. …

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Updated May 16, 2018 14:30:57 Interstate grog runners have been thwarted by Northern Territory Police who seized 200 litres of alcohol destined for Tennant Creek. Police say the haul was sourced in Mount Isa, before being taken across the Queensland-NT border. It included 185 litres of cask wine, which was …

Former NT primary school teacher pleads not guilty to indecent dealings with children

Former NT primary school teacher pleads not guilty to indecent dealings with children

Posted May 15, 2018 19:24:19 Photo: The man pleaded not guilty to eight counts of indecent dealings with children and one count of aggravated assault. (ABC: Xavier La Canna) A former primary school teacher accused of indecent dealings allegedly sat a female student on his lap and kissed her in …

Citrus canker confirmed on six NT properties, prompting concern from exporters

Citrus canker confirmed on six NT properties, prompting concern from exporters

Posted May 15, 2018 16:52:34 The plant disease citrus canker has now been confirmed on six properties in the Northern Territory, prompting concerns from interstate growers about potential trade implications. Citrus fruit and plant material have been banned from leaving the NT and a six-month national response plan for the …

Locum VR GP Job DWS Darwin NT with ref. 15235_7349146

Locum VR GP Job DWS Darwin NT with ref. 15235_7349146

Job Description $1200 Per day – All Expenses Paid. RA5 & MMM7. 21/5 – 1/6. This Indigenous Health Clinic situated in Arnhem Land in Northern Territory is needing a VR Medical Practitioner to cover from 21 May to 1 June. Here is a great opportunity for you to visit the …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority vote to ban fracking

Updated May 12, 2018 17:20:05 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

Posted May 12, 2018 16:59:57 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …