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Firestorm of protest over water allocation

By ERWIN CHLANDA The awarding of the NT's biggest ever groundwater extraction licence for a cattle station tuned food producer 380 km north of Alice...

Aborigines may defy orders, come to Alice for food: CLC

 

The Central Land Council warns that unless governments ensure food supply in remote communities, residents will defy orders and continue to travel in and out of biosecurity areas to shop in Alice Springs, says CLC chief executive Joe Martin-Jard in a media release. Photo: Hermannsburg / Ntaria, 130kms west of Alice Springs on the banks of the Finke River.

Aboriginal royalties: A golden deal?

 

The annual multi million dollar mining royalty payments will be boosted by about 35% when the Granites gold mine expands production from 2023. But what do the people on the ground get out of it, asks Jane Blunden (at right). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Cut mining royalties to land councils: elder

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"White fellers” at the CLC – lawyers, anthropologists, administration  – “think they are the bosses,” says Senior Warlpiri man Robin Granites (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

Grog: Stop TBL, bring back BDR, says CLC

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Central Land Council also calls for more government support for victims of "extreme rate of alcohol consumption". PHOTO: Tipping out alcohol outside the Congress shop in 1990. Alice Springs News Online archive.

 

Call for more 'investment' for 'largest land owning group'

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Northern Land Council CEO Joe Morrison (pictured) grapples with the notion that Aborigines are land rich but development poor. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 1am November 9.

 

Land Council chairman fined over drink-driving

 

 

 

The new chairman of the Central Land Council (CLC), Phillip Wilyuka (pictured), was convicted and fined $500 and $40 levy and disqualified from driving for 12 months, commencing yesterday.

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