Northern Territory News

ABC News: Northern Territory
Martin grilled over child sex abuse response Wed, 27 Jun 2007 06:24:00 +1000
Northern Territory Chief Minister Clare Martin has faced a long night of questions about her Government's handling of child sex abuse cases dating back to 2004.
Teams set for NT deployment Wed, 27 Jun 2007 00:24:00 +1000
Federal Police, the military, health and Centrelink workers will be rolled out to remote communities in the Northern Territory today as part of the Commonwealth's radical plan to combat Indigenous child sexual abuse.
MPs call for total NT grog ban Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:09:00 +1000
Two of the Northern Territory's Indigenous politicians say there needs to be more than alcohol bans in remote communities to stop liquor fuelling child sex abuse.
PM happy to meet premiers over Indigenous plan Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:00:00 +1000
Prime Minister John Howard says he is willing to discuss his plan to curb Indigenous child sexual abuse with premiers and chief ministers individually - but not as a group.
Politicians to calm concerns over Indigenous reforms Tue, 26 Jun 2007 17:00:00 +1000
Northern Territory Government politicians are heading out to their bush seats to try to stem panic about the Federal Government's reforms targeting Indigenous child sexual abuse.




ABC News: Central Australia
Time runs out to sign up nurses to new work agreements Tue, 31 Jan 2006 08:37:00 +1100
Efforts to sign up the Northern Territory's nurses to a new employment agreement have been abandoned.
Outgoing DPP blasts 'cruel' sentencing rules Mon, 30 Jan 2006 21:00:00 +1100
The Northern Territory's retiring Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) says parts of the law relating to the sentencing of murderers are cruel and inhumane.
Stabbing victim runs for help after attacker falls asleep Mon, 30 Jan 2006 17:49:00 +1100
Police in central Northern Territory say a 29-year-old woman was stabbed on Friday night.
Police open murder inquiry as assault victim dies Mon, 30 Jan 2006 13:48:00 +1100
A 15-year-old girl has died after being assaulted in Alice Springs on Saturday morning.
Floodwaters close highway Mon, 30 Jan 2006 13:27:00 +1100
A major highway between the Northern Territory and Western Australia remains blocked by floodwaters today.



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Former minister queries ?cultural practices?
FORMER corrections minister John Elferink has urged a royal commission to call upon Aboriginal leaders to abandon what he?s says are outdated cultural practices that ?no longer have currency?.
Navy sailor from NT dies on defence vessel
Tributes have poured in for an Australian Navy sailor, believed to be from the Northern Territory, who died on a maritime patrol operation.
Inpex crash victim a CDU student
CHARLES Darwin University is reeling from the death of two international students in separate fatal car crashes in just over a week.
Booze and fireworks a bad mix
Emergency services are concerned Territorians could be dangerously boozed-up by the time they let off fireworks as Territory Day falls on a weekend.
Firefighters battle truck fire
FIREFIGHTERS were a called to a truck fire at a Holtze industrial estate this morning.