Anzac Oval is not in the determination area ordered by the Federal Court in 2000, yet Minister Dale Wakefield (pictured) sees it as the green light for the project even if it means compulsory acquisition of the oval from the Town Council. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Graeme Smith (pictured in his football days), a member of the native title organisation Lhere Artepe, says the acquisition of five areas of land in Alice Springs has been “flagged” by the NT Government, but there are no signed deals nor an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA).
Compulsory acquisition of real estate for gallery on the cards, deals for land with native title holders, solar future and the Feds are to blame for youth crime: Michael Gunner sketches what's in store for The Alice this year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The process of allowing non-pastoral uses of cattle land, such as tourism and horticulture, is under threat of turning into red tape, says the non-pastoral use permit process, under the NT Pastoral Land Act," says the CEO of the National Farmers' Federation, Tony Mahar (pictured).
Live export restrictions, on-shore gas production, Native Title and security of land tenure present challenges to the cattle industry, according to Chris Nott (pictured), president of the NT Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA), speaking at its annual meeting today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE 12.30pm The NT Government is proposing to amend the Pastoral Land Act making permission to use pastoral lease land for non-pastoral purposes more difficult to obtain.
UPDATE Saturday 3.15am: Live export safe under Labor, say McCarthy and Snowdon.
Culture Minister Lauren Moss says Native Title has been extinguished over the Anzac Hill precinct – the oval as well as the high school site (pictured) – the government's "preferred site" for the National Aboriginal Art Gallery. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.