Northern Territory

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Indigenous groups welcome Northern Territory raising criminal age but say 12 still too young
NT first jurisdiction in Australia to lift age while Aboriginal advocates and human rights experts continue push for at least 14

Sarah Collard

30, Nov, 2022 @4:07 AM

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Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalisations and vaccination
Guardian Australia brings together all the figures on Covid-19 cases, as well as stats, charts and state-by-state data from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, the ACT and NT. Here you can also find the numbers on the vaccine rollout and fourth dose booster vaccination rates.

Josh Nicholas, Nick Evershed and Andy Ball

28, Nov, 2022 @5:05 AM

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‘More police doesn’t build trust’: concern over proposal to tackle crime in Alice Springs
Deployment of 40 extra police to NT town doesn’t address underlying reasons for antisocial behaviour, community groups say

Sarah Collard

24, Nov, 2022 @6:48 AM

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La Niña set to intensify Australia’s cyclone season, raising risk of flooding
Bureau of Meteorology climatologist warns of above-average number of tropical cyclones, driven by warmer waters to Australia’s north

Peter Hannam

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Zachary Rolfe tells inquest ‘I’ve been banned from all police stations’ but refuses to answer other questions
Constable who shot Kumanjayi Walker objects to 14 categories of questions arguing his answers could lead to disciplinary proceedings by NT police force

Lorena Allam

16, Nov, 2022 @3:47 AM

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‘I would have had my own house by now’: the devastating effects of a life in thrall to the pokies
Aaron Perkins-Kemp-Berger spent nearly 50 years gambling before he found a way out. Advocates say it’s time to make the problem a public health issue rather than blaming individuals

Stephanie Convery

15, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Yuendumu community greets coroner investigating death of Kumanjayi Walker with ceremony, song and sorrow
Elisabeth Armitage travelled to tiny NT town to hear first-hand how the 19-year-old’s death had affected community

Lorena Allam and Australian Associated Press

14, Nov, 2022 @7:12 AM

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Alice Springs elders fear NT’s youth crime plan could create new stolen generation
Strong Grandmothers say government should work with communities instead of taking children found unsupervised on the street at night into custody

Sarah Collard

14, Nov, 2022 @4:23 AM

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Albanese meets Chinese premier Li Keqiang at summit – as it happened
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Graham Readfearn (now) and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

13, Nov, 2022 @7:07 AM

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NT federal Labor MP says families need to be more accountable for youth crime
State proposal to take unsupervised children off Alice Springs streets a ‘Band-Aid solution’ that will fail, Marion Scrymgour says

Sarah Collard and Australian Associated Press

11, Nov, 2022 @6:49 PM

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Covid-19 case numbers exploding across Australia as fourth wave takes off
Chief health officers urge people to take up protective measures as Covid hospitalisations double in some states

Christopher Knaus

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Remote Indigenous community pioneers 3D-printed homes set to change rural lives
Traditional owners of Mparntwe collaborate with Melbourne company Luyten to combat housing shortages and improve Ilpeye Ilpeye residents’ lifestyle

Maddie Thomas

02, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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