How the implosion of NT Aboriginal legal aid service NAAJA led to a severe lawyer shortage in Alice Springs
[Charmayne Allison, ABC]
Sitting in the lounge room of her tiny Alice Springs home, Verna Curtis lifts a wrinkled hand and wipes tears from her eyes. The Noongar woman looks tired, her shoulders bent as she looks back at her husband Frank, who sits on his walker in the corner.
Anindilyakwa Land Council chief executive defends 'conflicted' allocations of mining royalties
[Thomas Morgan, ABC]
The chief executive of a powerful land council in the Northern Territory is fending off claims he misused millions of dollars in mining royalties. Mark Hewitt heads up the Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) on the Groote Archipelago, west of Darwin.
Trek to raise deadly funds for First Nations Lived Experience Centre
[supplied by MED Blackdog]
A dedicated group of friends are gearing up for a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp, all in the name of raising deadly funds for Black Dog Institute’s First Nations Lived Experience Centre.
Aurukun’s top citizens awarded for leadership
[supplied by Liz Inglis]
Koolkan Aurukun State School Principal Baressa Frazer was awarded the Aurukun Citizen of the Year and Police Liaison Officer Chantelle Walmbeng was awarded Junior Citizen of the Year at a ceremony in the community.