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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Civil suit by teens tear-gassed at Don Dale reaches courtDon Dale: Civil suit by teens tear-gassed at NT detention centre reaches court
Civil suit by teens tear-gassed at Don Dale reaches court
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 hours ago
Don Dale: Civil suit by teens tear-gassed at NT detention centre reaches court The case brought against the Northern Territory Government by four teenagers who were tear-gassed at Darwin's Don Dale youth detention centre is set to go ahead in the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT govt aiming to settle Don Dale claimsNorthern Territory Government says its attempting to settle civil claims made b
NT govt aiming to settle Don Dale claims
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Northern Territory Government says its attempting to settle civil claims made by teenagers who were sprayed with tear gas at the Don Dale detention centre. Four teenagers are suing the NT Government for damages over the incident at the old Don Dale... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NT Government seeks to settle tear-gassing caseNatasha Fyles issued a brief statement. "Settlement negotiations are continuin
NT Government seeks to settle tear-gassing case
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Natasha Fyles issued a brief statement. "Settlement negotiations are continuing between the plaintiffs and the Northern Territory Government in the Don Dale litigation matter," the statement read. "The Government is genuinely... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Onlookers drawn to flare with gas company Origin fracking exploratory well in the NTOnlookers drawn to flare with gas company Origin fracking exploratory well in N
Onlookers drawn to flare with gas company Origin fracking exploratory well in the NT
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Onlookers drawn to flare with gas company Origin fracking exploratory well in Northern Territory The Northern Territory Government says a large flame burning from an exploratory gas well is standard exploration practice. Audio: Ross Evans from... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT corrections staff could face prisondetention centre and will now be a key focus of the Royal Commission into youth
NT corrections staff could face prison
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
detention centre and will now be a key focus of the Royal Commission into youth detention in the Northern Territory. The Northern Territory Government has dropped a counter claim against the four teenagers for damage they caused trying to break... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Don Dale guards may have broken Weapons Control Act, lawyer saystold a Northern Territory court. The group whose identities have been suppress
Don Dale guards may have broken Weapons Control Act, lawyer says
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
told a Northern Territory court. The group whose identities have been suppressed by the NT Supreme Court, are suing the Northern Territory Government over the incident. The four teenagers are seeking damages from the NT Government, claiming the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Aerial survey reveals gamba grass increaseother infrastructure," Ms Lee said. "Each plant produces 250,000 seeds per yea
Aerial survey reveals gamba grass increase
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
other infrastructure," Ms Lee said. "Each plant produces 250,000 seeds per year, so we're up against some hard odds." The Northern Territory Government offers an assistance program to help landholders, providing information and herbicide. There... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Last GP clinic closing its doors in Nhulunbuyservice has operated in Nhulunbuy since the 1960s and historically has been sub
Last GP clinic closing its doors in Nhulunbuy
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
service has operated in Nhulunbuy since the 1960s and historically has been subsidised by mining company Rio Tinto and the Northern Territory Government. But an alumina refinery that employed about 1,100 of the town's 4,000 residents was... Read more
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News.com.au
Backpacker tax review overwhelmed with submissionsfrom groups as diverse as the West Australian Asparagus Growers Association, th
Backpacker tax review overwhelmed with submissions
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
from groups as diverse as the West Australian Asparagus Growers Association, the New South Wales Business Chamber and the Northern Territory Government. The looming tax has also prompted the creation of a new “sharing economy” start-up called The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Native title compensation stalls as NT Government launches appealappeal The $3.3 million in compensation awarded to native title holders in Tim
Native title compensation stalls as NT Government launches appeal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
appeal The $3.3 million in compensation awarded to native title holders in Timber Creek will be held in a trust, after the Northern Territory Government announced it would appeal last month's Federal Court decision. The Federal Court determined... Read more
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News.com.au
Fracking halted in the Northern TerritoryThe Northern Territory government has imposed a moratorium on fracking while it
Fracking halted in the Northern Territory
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
The Northern Territory government has imposed a moratorium on fracking while it conducts an independent inquiry. Chief Minister Michael Gunner says the move delivers on an election promise from Labor. "It's clear that territorians are concerned... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankruptThe family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in t
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankrupt
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
The family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in the mining game after the Northern Territory government gave clearance for Merlin Diamonds to start exploring a deposit formerly owned by Rio Tinto. Merlin Diamonds... Read more
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WA Today
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankruptThe family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in t
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankrupt
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
The family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in the mining game after the Northern Territory government gave clearance for Merlin Diamonds to start exploring a deposit formerly owned by Rio Tinto. Merlin Diamonds... Read more
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The Age
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankruptThe family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in t
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankrupt
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
The family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in the mining game after the Northern Territory government gave clearance for Merlin Diamonds to start exploring a deposit formerly owned by Rio Tinto. Merlin Diamonds... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankruptThe family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in t
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankrupt
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in the mining game after the Northern Territory government gave clearance for Merlin Diamonds to start exploring a deposit formerly owned by Rio Tinto. Merlin Diamonds... Read more
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Canberra Times
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankruptThe family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in t
Joe Gutnick is back in the diamond digging game two months after going bankrupt
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
The family of recently bankrupt business man "Diamond" Joe Gutnick is back in the mining game after the Northern Territory government gave clearance for Merlin Diamonds to start exploring a deposit formerly owned by Rio Tinto. Merlin Diamonds... Read more
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13d
Junkee
White Victims And Black Monsters: Why I Have No Time For Becky Feminismthat turned the blame for abuse in juvenile detention on black men. The cartoon
White Victims And Black Monsters: Why I Have No Time For Becky Feminism
Junkee / Posted 13 days ago
that turned the blame for abuse in juvenile detention on black men. The cartoon, which was response to the backlash the Northern Territory government faced after Four Corners aired their expose episode, somehow inferred the abuse of black... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dingoes and detainees: Why this royal commission has its work cut outfrom 1 August 2006 ... until the present". The second "is into the failings of
Dingoes and detainees: Why this royal commission has its work cut out
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
from 1 August 2006 ... until the present". The second "is into the failings of child protection systems implemented by the Northern Territory Government" in the same period. In a quirk of history, a significant figure from the Royal Commission of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Porsche blasts Australia's Northern Territory over plans for high speed ban on remote highwaysand discourage international car firms from using the highway to test vehicles
Porsche blasts Australia's Northern Territory over plans for high speed ban on remote highways
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
and discourage international car firms from using the highway to test vehicles and film advertisements. “It seems the Northern Territory government is doing its best to deter international car companies from coming to Australia to spend money... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Porsche accuses NT of 'nanny state' approach to speed limitsPorsche lets fly at NT Government's 'nanny state' approach to open speed limits
Porsche accuses NT of 'nanny state' approach to speed limits
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
Porsche lets fly at NT Government's 'nanny state' approach to open speed limits Luxury car brand Porsche has accused the Northern Territory Government of running a "nanny state" for removing controversial open speed limits on some stretches of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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Queensland Times
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
Queensland Times / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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News Mail
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
News Mail / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
Daily Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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Northern Star
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission beginscall supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Ser
Call to end solitary confinement as Commission begins
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
call supported by Amnesty International and the Torrest Strait Island Legal Services. HRLC's Ruth Barson told ABC News the Northern Territory Government "should ban the use of solitary confinement in all youth detention centres in the Northern... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
AUSTRALIA'S SHAMEshackled to chairs a la Guantanamo Bay. This is actually happening in Australia
AUSTRALIA'S SHAME
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
shackled to chairs a la Guantanamo Bay. This is actually happening in Australia in 2016. Caro Meldrum-Hanna: In 2016, The Northern Territory government introduced legislation to legalise something new: Mechanical restraints for children. John B.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Calls to ban solitary confinement as Don Dale royal commission gets underwayroyal commission presented a great opportunity for both governments to act proa
Calls to ban solitary confinement as Don Dale royal commission gets underway
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
royal commission presented a great opportunity for both governments to act proactively. "There are three key things the Northern Territory Government should be doing immediately," Ms Barson said. "They should ban the use of solitary confinement... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT royal commission to begin in DarwinThe Northern Territory government is being urged to immediately stop young peop
NT royal commission to begin in Darwin
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
The Northern Territory government is being urged to immediately stop young people being held in solitary confinement at the Don Dale youth detention centre. On the eve of a preliminary hearing of the NT Royal Commission into the Protection and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NT youth 'still in solitary confinement'The Northern Territory government is being urged to immediately stop young peop
NT youth 'still in solitary confinement'
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
The Northern Territory government is being urged to immediately stop young people being held in solitary confinement at the Don Dale youth detention centre. On the eve of a preliminary hearing of the NT Royal Commission into the Protection and... Read more
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21d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NT Government department admits illegal clearing at boat rampIllegal clearing by NT Government department at Dundee boat ramp A Northern Te
NT Government department admits illegal clearing at boat ramp
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
Illegal clearing by NT Government department at Dundee boat ramp A Northern Territory Government department retrospectively applied for approval to clear nearly three hectares of native vegetation in a conservation zone, even though the work was... Read more
24d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gary Higgins becomes Country Liberals' new leader in NTthe Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and the solicitor-general of the Northern
Gary Higgins becomes Country Liberals' new leader in NT
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and the solicitor-general of the Northern Territory," Mr Gunner said. "As such, the Northern Territory Government will provide appropriate resources to the Country Liberals' Opposition. "I will hold further... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorian farmers welcome fracking ban, miners warn of higher electricity billsif we don't develop new resources, we're going to see upward pressure on prices
Victorian farmers welcome fracking ban, miners warn of higher electricity bills
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
if we don't develop new resources, we're going to see upward pressure on prices. "And that will apply to everyone on the east coast" The newly elected Northern Territory Government this week reaffirmed its commitment to a moratorium on fr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Karamalived in for many years. In the past she has worked in retail, manufacturing a
Karama
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
lived in for many years. In the past she has worked in retail, manufacturing and hospitality, and since 2002 for the Northern Territory Government across a range of departments, with the Department of Housing since late 2013. Jebbink has a... Read more
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Reuters
Election result adds to Northern Territory gas uncertaintyput the prospective resources of shale gas and tight gas in the Northern Territ
Election result adds to Northern Territory gas uncertainty
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
put the prospective resources of shale gas and tight gas in the Northern Territory at nearly 270 Tcf, according to the Northern Territory government. The election defeat ends a controversial single term in power for the Country Liberals party,... Read more
29d
Sky News Australia
NT loss a lesson for Turnbull: LaborThe catastrophic defeat of the Northern Territory government should be ringing
NT loss a lesson for Turnbull: Labor
Sky News Australia / Posted 29 days ago
The catastrophic defeat of the Northern Territory government should be ringing alarm bells for the prime minister, federal Labor believes. The Country Liberals lost government and may have even lost party status in Saturday's NT election. Labor... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Power and water prices set to rise in double slug The Northern Territory Government says average household utilities prices are
Power and water prices set to rise in double slug
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
The Northern Territory Government says average household utilities prices are set to rise by $225 a year because of the Federal Government's carbon tax costs and an increase in the consumer price... Read more

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