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Marion Scrymgour: youth laws aren't working in the NT
Indigenous MP Marion Scrymgour has argued children who commit crimes need to be treated with “tough love", arguing raising the a...
Dechlan Brennan 22 Feb 2024
Temporary accommodation, domestic violence support programs strengthened in Central Australia
Women and children in Central Australia are set to be better supported with two organisations receiving additional government in...
Callan Morse 4 Jan 2024
New Medicare Urgent Care Clinic opens in Alice Springs
Alice Springs residents will have better access to medical care with the opening of the new Medicare Urgent Care Clinic. Operat...
Dechlan Brennan 4 Dec 2023
Community leaders mourn passing of Dr Samuel Bush-Blanasi - "giant of the Top End"
Community leaders from across the Northern Territory and Australia have expressed shock and sadness over the passing of Northern...
Giovanni Torre 14 Nov 2023
New junior ranger program promises to boost education and pathways for Central Australian students
Community consultations are underway following the announcement of a new Junior Rangers program for Central Australia. The pro...
Jess Whaler 27 Oct 2023
First keys for NT homelands housing package handed over as peak body calls for sustained and appropriate funding

The keys to the first of 80 properties refurbished under the Northern Territory’s $100 million Restoring Funding For Homelands program have been handed over. In the remote communi...

Callan Morse Oct 25, 2023
Labor MP says rhetoric surrounding Welcome to Country shows terra nullius is still alive

Northern Territory Labor MP Marion Scrymgour has said some of the rhetoric from no voters personified the views of terra nullius.  It comes as she criticised senators Lidia Thorpe...

Dechlan Brennan Oct 19, 2023
Yipirinya School welcomes Central Australian boarding school assessment, urges action on “impending crisis”

Alice Springs’ Yipirinya School has supported the joint federal and Northern Territory Governments’ direction for an assessment of boarding school options and capacity for First Na...

Callan Morse Oct 18, 2023
NT suicide rates climb as Tiwi Bombers mourn loss of player

New data has revealed the Northern Territory's suicide rate has climbed to more than 50 per cent higher than the national average. The Australian Bureau of Statistics data showed 1...

David Prestipino Sep 29, 2023
Larapinta Trail Tourism Project set to receive $1 million boost

Central Australia’s Larapinta Trail Tourism Project is set to receive a $1 million injection to provide jobs and training for First Nations people. The funding package comes as pa...

Callan Morse Jun 30, 2023
Indigenous women leading the Voice debate

Australia is in the unique position of having powerful elected Indigenous women in the Federal Parliament as champions of both the Yes and No votes in relation to the Voice and the...

Federal government funding boost for Alice Springs community organisations

The Australian government is providing "funding certainty" to frontline organisations in Alice Springs to support the community-led response to the challenges facing the region.Lat...

Giovanni Torre Feb 26, 2023
Northern Territory principal urges Federal Govt to honour funding commitment for on-site accomodation

The principle of a remote Territory community school has urged the Federal Government to honour a funding commitment made by the former government ahead of next week's budget. Y...

Jarred Cross Oct 17, 2022
Marion Scrymgour compares 'gammon' NT booze ban lift to removal of troops from Afghanistan

Marion Scrymgour says the "horse has now bolted" on town camp alcohol bans in the Northern Territory following the expiry of Federal invention legislation. In her maiden speech...

Jarred Cross Jul 28, 2022
Greens leader Adam Bandt blasted for 'divisive' flag 'stunt' by Indigenous MPs

Newly-minted Indigenous MP Marion Scrymgour has lashed Federal Greens leader Adam Bandt for sidelining the Australian flag, a move she said would deepen divisions in the community....

Tom Zaunmayr Jun 22, 2022
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