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Uluru climb banned from October 2019 after historic vote

Uluru climb banned from October 2019 after historic vote

Traditional owners and park managers agree central Australian rock is ‘not a playground or theme park’ and support banClimbing Uluru in Australia’s red centre will end, traditional owners and national
States call for Turnbull government to push back closing the gap deadline

States call for Turnbull government to push back closing the gap deadline

States want more time for consultation due to risk of reinforcing view ‘government doesn’t listen to Indigenous people’State governments have called on the Turnbull government to push back the
'Shocking failures': NT royal commission calls for closure of Don Dale

'Shocking failures': NT royal commission calls for closure of Don Dale

Commissioners uphold allegations of abuse in Darwin’s youth detention system and say the law is being ignoredThe Don Dale juvenile detention centre must close, and its high security unit shut down
NT police failed to act after suicide attempts in caged vehicles, coroner finds

NT police failed to act after suicide attempts in caged vehicles, coroner finds

Internal report recommended CCTV cameras be installed in caged vehicles following death in custodyNorthern Territory police failed to act on a string of self-harm and suicide attempts in caged police
Katherine fishing ban after waterways contaminated with toxic firefighting foam

Katherine fishing ban after waterways contaminated with toxic firefighting foam

Residents warned against drinking water from contaminated bores or Katherine river downstream of Stuart highwayResidents near Katherine have been warned not to eat fish and local produce, after
Judge removed from Alice Springs court over 'insensitive' comments to boy

Judge removed from Alice Springs court over 'insensitive' comments to boy

Investigation finds the judge’s remarks fell short of judicial misconduct but were nevertheless ‘gratuitous and unnecessary’A Northern Territory judge has been removed from the Alice Springs youth
Drop in birth weights and school attendance could be linked to NT welfare restrictions

Drop in birth weights and school attendance could be linked to NT welfare restrictions

Researchers say cashless welfare card could have similar negative consequences to income management schemeSchool attendance and birth weights fell in the months immediately following the introduction
Adam Giles a 'galling' witness at NT child protection royal commission

Adam Giles a 'galling' witness at NT child protection royal commission

Former Northern Territory chief minister ‘the most uncooperative witness’, former commissioner saysAdam Giles was an uncooperative and “galling” witness who abrogated his responsibilities as chief
Adam Giles attacks 'pathetic' royal commission after it criticised him

Adam Giles attacks 'pathetic' royal commission after it criticised him

Commissioners called him a galling witness but former Northern Territory chief minister says ‘wishy-washy’ juvenile justice inquiry won’t achieve change The Northern Territory chief minister in charge
Indigenous minister under fire over funding for remote housing

Indigenous minister under fire over funding for remote housing

Western and South Australia want Nigel Scullion to focus on renewing funding deal rather than home ownership targetsFunding to address overcrowding in remote Indigenous communities should take
Northern Territory government condemned over mine's huge toxic dump

Northern Territory government condemned over mine's huge toxic dump

Environmental groups ask whether government can ever adequately regulate the Macarthur River Mine, after reactive waste rock was dumped in wrong placeThe Northern Territory government’s claim that no
Boy escapes from Darwin's Don Dale half an hour after arriving at detention centre

Boy escapes from Darwin's Don Dale half an hour after arriving at detention centre

Police unable to find juvenile detainee who was injured after he exited through an emergency door and climbed through four coils of razor wireA juvenile detainee escaped from Darwin’s Don Dale
Coalition accuses WA of having a 'whinge' over funding pledge for remote housing

Coalition accuses WA of having a 'whinge' over funding pledge for remote housing

WA housing minister says Turnbull government turning its back on Indigenous Australians as Scullion urges state to match $1bn NT investment Canberra has declared it will match a 10-year $1.1bn
$500m meant for Indigenous services was spent elsewhere by NT government

$500m meant for Indigenous services was spent elsewhere by NT government

Yothu Yindi Foundation studies GST revenue figures for 2015-16 and finds disadvantaged communities were shortchangedThe Northern Territory underspent about $500m in GST payments meant for
Coroner criticises authorities for not telling family Indigenous prisoner was dying

Coroner criticises authorities for not telling family Indigenous prisoner was dying

Kwementyaye Japaljarri was serving a five-month sentence when he became critically ill. His family were not told until after his death 12 days laterA coroner has criticised Northern Territory
Passengers recount 'hell' as Malaysia Airlines plane diverts to Alice Springs

Passengers recount 'hell' as Malaysia Airlines plane diverts to Alice Springs

People report loud banging noises aboard MH122 bound for Kuala Lumpur from Sydney before it was forced to land in Alice SpringsPassengers on a Malaysian Airlines flight forced to land in Alice Springs
Invasion Day rally: where protests will be held across Australia

Invasion Day rally: where protests will be held across Australia

There are Invasion Day protests, rallies and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural events across AustraliaFriday marks the 80th anniversary of the day of mourning, an event that started a
Row over Northern Territory magistrate brings intervention from chief justice

Row over Northern Territory magistrate brings intervention from chief justice

Michael Grant backs plan for handling complaints about judiciary in wake of furore around Alice Springs magistrate’s treatment of young offenders and victimsThe Northern Territory chief justice,
Coalition accused of 'abrogating responsibility' over NT royal commission

Coalition accused of 'abrogating responsibility' over NT royal commission

Government gives in-principle support to all but two of the juvenile detention report’s recommendation, but says only 28 of the 230 are its responsibility The federal government has given at least
Welfare services were notified about NT toddler who was allegedly raped

Welfare services were notified about NT toddler who was allegedly raped

Family members say Territory Families never acted upon information provided about the two-year-old girlFamily members of a two-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by an adult man have said Northern