China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

Posted May 07, 2018 15:05:03 China has struck back after the White House criticised its “Orwellian nonsense” for trying to police 36 international companies and change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as seperate countries. Key points: The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration issued a warning to 36 …

Northern Territory budget labelled ‘worst in history’ by Opposition leader

Northern Territory budget labelled ‘worst in history’ by Opposition leader

Posted May 02, 2018 16:59:55 Photo: Gary Higgins delivers his 2018 budget reply to the Northern Territory parliament (ABC News) The upper echelons of the public service should be reduced and lower-paid workers should instead be used on the frontline to rein in government spending, the Northern Territory Opposition Leader …

Northern Territory budget 2018: Who are the winners and losers?

Northern Territory budget 2018: Who are the winners and losers?

Updated May 01, 2018 14:55:38 NT Treasurer Nicole Manison has handed down Labor’s long-awaited 2018 budget. Take a look at where the money is going. Loser: Taxpayer A number of government fees and charges will go up by 3 per cent, including car registration and drivers’ licence fees. Once the …

National ban on Northern Territory citrus over canker disease puts livelihoods at stake

National ban on Northern Territory citrus over canker disease puts livelihoods at stake

Updated April 26, 2018 17:14:54 Photo: Tahitian limes and kaffir lime leaves sold interstate are expected to be the worst affected. (NT Country Hour: Lydia Burton) Related Story: NT citrus faces state bans after canker disease detected Top End growers are counting the cost of a national ban on the …

Anzac Day 2018: From the Red Centre to the Top End, Territory crowds flock to commemorations

Anzac Day 2018: From the Red Centre to the Top End, Territory crowds flock to commemorations

Updated April 25, 2018 11:07:17 Photo: A huge crowd in Darwin paid respect to fallen servicemen and women. (ABC News: Elias Clure) Thousands have gathered at Darwin’s cenotaph to pay their respects at this morning’s Anzac Day dawn service commemorations. The ceremony began with a powerful welcome to country from …

Northern Territory citrus faces state bans after canker disease detected in Darwin

Northern Territory citrus faces state bans after canker disease detected in Darwin

Posted April 24, 2018 13:54:04 Photo: Citrus canker is spread by wind and rain. (ABC News: Elias Clure) Related Story: Citrus canker detected in Top End for first time in almost 30 years Related Story: Protecting Australia’s $600 million citrus industry from diseases New South Wales has ordered a temporary …

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Northern Territory Police deny ‘institutional racism’ to blame for failed murder investigation

Posted April 19, 2018 17:39:55 Photo: Louise Rankine and Casper Green are hoping the inquest will get to the bottom of what happened to their daughter. (ABC: Jane Bardon) Related Story: ‘It would be different if she was white’: Police accused of discrimination over Indigenous case Northern Territory Police have …

Hundreds protest against Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift fracking moratorium

Hundreds protest against Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift fracking moratorium

Posted April 18, 2018 15:07:25 Photo: The Government has been accused of betraying the public over fracking. (ABC News: Lucy Marks) The Northern Territory Government has faced a backlash from protesters over its decision to lift a moratorium on fracking, while the Chief Minister travelled interstate for a conference. About …

Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted

Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted

Posted April 17, 2018 09:22:00 Photo: Gas from the fracked Amungee NW-1H well is flared during the testing phase. (ABC News: Dan Fitzgerald) Fracking is set resume in the Northern Territory, following the Government’s decision to lift a moratorium but enforce strict new laws and regulations on the industry. Key …

Crocodile filmed trying to climb up Northern Territory waterfall – ABC Rural

Crocodile filmed trying to climb up Northern Territory waterfall – ABC Rural

Footage of a saltwater crocodile climbing up a Northern Territory waterfall has shocked viewers on social media, dispelling a myth for many that crocodiles cannot climb. Kim Phillips was fishing off a boat on the remote Roper River to the east of Katherine when she saw a 2.5-metre saltwater crocodile …