Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Australian PM ends longest running Aboriginal land claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Reuters

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion react as traditional owners representative Raylene Singh holds up the land deed during the Kenbi Native land claim ceremony near Darwin, Australia, June 21, 2016. AAP/Lukas Coch/via Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is surrounded by aboriginal dancers as he attends the Kenbi Native land claim ceremony near Darwin, Australia, June 21, 2016.

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  2. Kenbi land hand-back a 'long and difficult journey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | ABC News

    The Aboriginal sons and daughters of those who first lodged the Kenbi land claim have told of their "bittersweet" emotions at seeing their ancestors' dream come true after 37 years. The 1979 Kenbi case went on to be the subject of two extensive hearings, three Federal Court reviews, two High Court appeals and much division among the local Aboriginal people, who have disputed who had the right to claim ownership.

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  3. Debate over impact of finfish trawling in NTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | ABC News

    Amateur fishers have banded together with charter operators, environmentalists and some commercial fishers to raise an alarm about the ecological and social impacts of finfish trawling in the Northern Territory. The unusual alliance has been drawn together as stocks of some of the Territory's most-prized fish species dwindled.

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  4. Malcolm Turnbull hands over land as Kenbi native title claim settled after 37 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    An area of land near Darwin has been handed back to traditional owners in a ceremony attended by the PM. Matthew Knott explains the significance of the occasion.

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  5. Top End Traditional Owners handed title after long running land claimRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | ABC News

    NICK GRIMM: There's relief today for a group of traditional owners near Darwin with the much awaited settlement of Australia's longest-running land Aboriginal land claim. This morning at a ceremony across the harbour from Darwin, the Prime Minister handed title deeds to the surviving traditional owners, almost 40 years since the Kenbi land claim was first lodged.

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  6. Kenbi Land Claim settlement explained: who gets what?Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Crikey

    This morning Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will hand the title deeds to 51,152 hectares of land on the Cox Peninsula opposite the city of Darwin in the NT to the Larrakia traditional owners. That handover will mark the end of the longest-running Aboriginal land claim, which started in 1975 when the Larrakia - then perhaps the most marginalised traditional owners of any north Australian city - lodged their intention to make a claim for their traditional lands.

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  7. NT exporting English to East Timor as investment in futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | ABC News

    The NT Government is reaching out to Australia's near neighbour and supporting English language centres in a bid to attract more people from East Timor to the Territory. A delegation from the NT, headed by Education Minister Peter Chandler, was in Dili this week for a meeting about the programs with East Timor President Taur Matan Ruak.

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  8. Government MP Natasha Griggs filmed in aggressive phone incident at Darwin marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Daily Mail

    The mother of all fixer uppers! Absolute dump goes on the market for $5MILLION in Palo Alto showing just how outrageous property prices are in Silicon Valley Woman and her dog were stalked by a WOLF for 12 hours in the remote Canadian wilderness but survived after pitting the predator against a mother bear and her cub Boy, five, SURVIVES attack by a mountain lion while playing with his brother in his own back yard after his mother fights it off 'Frat house' Oakland police loses its THIRD chief in a week after the latest appointee steps down amid department's prostitution and racist text scandals Man, 51, is arrested on child sex charges after TWELVE girls are rescued from his home including 14-year-old who he fathered two children with after she was gifted to him by her Amish parents Families of Orlando victims continue to honor their dead as some opt for open caskets to see their loved ... (more)

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  9. V8 Supercars announces night racing returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    V8 Supercars has confirmed that the series will race under lights in 2018, with a deal to bring night racing to Hidden Valley in Darwin. The category's search for a suitable venue to race under lights at appears to be over, the Northern Territory government agreeing to a deal to install a fighting system at the Hidden Valley circuit ahead of the 2018 V8 event.

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  10. Occupation-Era Constitution Invalid: Special ObserverRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Indy Media

    United Nations Special Observer for Occupation Cessations Mok Ni Lim at a press briefing in Darwin, Australia concluded a round trip to the Pacific island of Samoa with the diagnosis that the nationA s indigenous language constitution left behind from the military occupation period is to be considered legally invalid. Samoa recently experienced foreign troops pulled out as part of a regional reshuffle, leaving the island without military presence as there are bigger deployments within the area.

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  11. Male banana fiddler crabs may coerce mating by trapping females in tight burrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    ... pin a female to the ground or grab and hold her in place. Based on observations of banana fiddler crabs in Darwin, Australia, over two mating seasons, the authors of this study propose that males of this species may coerce females to mate via ...

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  12. 'Take back homeless' NT Chief Minister Adam Giles tells WA Premier Colin BarnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | ABC News

    Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has written to Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett asking the state to take back up to 700 Indigenous people sleeping rough in Darwin. Mr Giles told budget estimates hearings that Larrakia Nation, which provided support for Darwin's Indigenous people, had advised it was servicing 2,500 people, up from the usual 1,800.

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  13. Australia fights foreign toads by turning tadpoles into cannibalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    This 15-inch-long cane toad from Darwin, Australia, weighs nearly 2 pounds. The toads, which were imported from South America in a failed effort to eradicate a beetle eating Queensland sugarcane crops, are now an growing pest that number 1.5 billion.

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  14. Reaching Over WaterRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... fitness training intended to keep Marines in good physical condition during their six-month deployment to Darwin, Australia. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Osvaldo Ortega

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  15. Millionaire businessman John 'Foxy' Robinson among NT Queen's Birthday honoureesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | ABC News

    The Darwin construction magnate who made millions from detention centre contracts says he hopes his Queen's Birthday honour will inspire more generosity from other wealthy Australians. John 'Foxy' Robinson, who won a lucrative federal government contract to build and lease Darwin's Wickham Point detention centre, is among 15 Territorians on this year's honours list.

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  16. Rest in peace now, RegRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Mercury

    Corporal Reg Hillier's is laid to rest at Adelaide River War Cemetery following the return of his body to Australia, 50 years after his death in Vietnam. PICTURE: Helen Orr IT TOOK 50 years, 40,000 signatures and a bureaucratic battle of epic proportions, but fallen Territory soldier, Corporal Reginald Hillier, is home.

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  17. SA's Queen's Birthday honours listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Mercury

    Kate Ceberano is a celebrity headline act among a list of national luminaries across the health, science, arts, sporting, teaching and community service sectors. Ceberano, 49, right, is recognised as much for her work with charity as her contribution to the arts community through music and songwriting.

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  18. SA Governor Hieu Van Le recognised in Queen's Birthday HonoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | ABC News

    He grew up in a small village near the border of North and South Vietnam where some of the fiercest battles happened during the Vietnam War. It ended with a quintessentially Australian welcome into Darwin Harbour in 1977 when a couple of blokes in a tinny raised beers to cheers the boatload of exhausted refugees from Vietnam.

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  19. Tony Abbott's office floated sending Australian troops into Ukraine conflict, defence expert claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tony Abbott's staff considered involving Australian troops in the conflict between Ukraine and Kremlin-backed rebels during the MH17 crisis, potentially making them targets, a leading defence scholar says. Former Australian Army officer James Brown, writing in the latest Quarterly Essay , described Mr Abbott's handling of defence as "the clearest case in recent times of a prime minister struggling to grasp the limits of Australian military power".

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  20. The once-in-a-generation change to our foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Rodrigo Duterte says he would call for multilateral talks to resolve disputes over the South China Sea if elected Philippine president. Great sea changes of foreign-policy opinion are rare in Australian politics, taking place perhaps once in a generation.

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