Aboriginal elders should be playing a greater role in restoring social order but their authority must be associated with native title and a treaty, writes Richard Downs (pictured) from the Alyawarr region north of Alice Springs.
The Town Council will reiterate an 11-year-old motion opposing a radioactive waste facility being built anywhere in the Northern Territory, while traditional owners take their protest about the Date Farm site to Canberra. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Recommendations would only result in increased administrative burden and cost to builders, and ultimately impact housing affordability, writes Neilia Ginnane (pictured) of the Housing Industry Association.
Discussion about flood mitigation, including a controversial dam at the women's sacred site, Junction Waterhole, is getting a new lease of life with the appointment today of a government advisory panel. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. WARNING: Some readers may find the image of the sacred site, accompanying our full story, confronting.