Northern Territory

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Alarm over Northern Territory’s largest-ever groundwater extraction licence
Agribusiness plans to use 40,000 megalitres a year to irrigate farming operations which could affect groundwater dependent ecosystems

Lisa Cox

08, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s going to be inspiring’: the Ghan’s transformation into a moving painting
Australia’s famed continent-crossing train has received a colourful makeover at the hands of Arrernte artist Chantelle Mulladad

Steph Harmon

08, Apr, 2021 @6:53 AM

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'Right in crocodile country': two people spend night on roof of car in NT flood waters
Darwin residents trapped after their vehicle broke down while trying to cross a swollen river

Elias Visontay

04, Apr, 2021 @6:26 AM

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‘Tough on crime’ measures have failed in the past. The Northern Territory should not resort to them | Sophie Trevitt
These measures would see the number of Aboriginal children locked up behind bars skyrocket

Sophie Trevitt

30, Mar, 2021 @5:05 AM

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Australian soldier dies after collapsing during training exercise in Darwin
The Australian Defence Force says a soldier, 20, died after collapsing during physical training at Robertson Barracks

Mostafa Rachwani

27, Mar, 2021 @4:05 AM

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Art escapes: 16 Australian regional holidays that mix culture and nature
After a year of cancellations, regional festivals and museums have firmer plans for 2021 – ideal for timing a weekend away or longer trip

Natasha Mayand Alyx Gorman

19, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Labor presses Coalition on independent inquiry – as it happened
Prime minister grilled in parliament; Queensland calls on Canberra to consider Covid vaccine rollout in PNG. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Amy Remeikis

15, Mar, 2021 @8:14 AM

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'When will we have peace?' Grief and outrage at three Indigenous deaths in custody in a week
As an inquest handed down findings into a death three years ago, more families were left bereaved, prompting fresh calls for reforms

Lorena Allam

13, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Hong Kong politician Ted Hui to settle in Australia, likely angering China – as it happened
Christian Porter won’t return before parliament resumes; Gladys Berejiklian receives the AstraZeneca jab; Qantas chief Alan Joyce warns tourists and students could abandon Australia

Calla Wahlquist (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

10, Mar, 2021 @7:32 AM

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Report finds Covid recession hit women harder than men – as it happened
Elizabeth Broderick says parliament’s culture ‘not necessarily built on dignity and respect’. This blog is now closed

Calla Wahlquist (now) and Matilda Boseley

08, Mar, 2021 @7:14 AM

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Scott Morrison says Howard Springs quarantine facility to be expanded – as it happened
Australian sex discrimination commissioner to lead review of parliament culture; Italy blocks 250,000 doses of Covid vaccine. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Nino Bucci (earlier)

05, Mar, 2021 @7:10 AM

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Coalition to expand quarantine facility amid fears of Covid vaccine disruption
Government says it has ‘more than enough’ doses as Italy blocks export and Northern Territory agrees to expand Howard Springs

Daniel Hurst

05, Mar, 2021 @5:59 AM

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