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Alcohol policies and legislation review: final report

This report was produced as part of an independent review of the Northern Territory's (NT) current alcohol policies and legislation. It was commissioned in response to concern about levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol related harm in the NT.

Northern Territory government response to the Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review final report

This report acknowledges that the current regulatory framework for alcohol in the Northern Territory is not fit for purpose and that the NT government needs to deliver a cohesive approach to alcohol harm minimisation for all Territorians.

The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory – part two: major risks and conclusion

In September 2016, the Northern Territory Government announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of onshore unconventional reservoirs, including the use of hydraulic fracturing for exploration, extraction and production. This was followed by the announcement of an independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Onshore...

The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory – part one: methodology and summary of findings

The development and regulation of any onshore unconventional gas industry is an equally contentious matter in the Northern Territory. Three Territory governments have commissioned reviews and inquiries into the onshore unconventional petroleum industry to identify, address and alleviate community concerns in this regard.

Living on the edge: Northern Territory town camps review

This report discusses housing in Aboriginal Town Camps in the Northern Territory, and a parliamentary inquiry that examined two housing models operated by the Northern Territory government.

Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing (NT): final report

This inquiry final report contains 135 recommendations to reduce the identified risks associated with any development of any onshore shale gas industry in the Northern Territory to acceptable levels.
Conference paper

100 kids, a green shed, endless red dirt and a few stray camels: reconsidering health in the heart of Australia

In 2005 the author was employed as a youth worker in a remote Northern Territory community. In this paper she makes observations about the level of disadvantage evident in the community. She describes the early life experiences and health status of the community, and problems...
Discussion paper

Territory 2030: fresh ideas, real results - draft strategy

Following six months of consultation the Territory 2030 Steering Committee has produced the draft Territory 2030 strategy. The Steering Committee is now seeking comment and feedback on the draft via community meetings and online (0).
Briefing paper

Outstations/homelands policy

As part of its "Working futures" policy the NT government has announced that services to outstations/homelands will in most cases involve a form of remote delivery, based from the closest or most accessible hub town.

Our home, our homeland: community engagement report

In September 2007 the Northern Territory Government took over responsibility for the delivery of municipal and essential services to Territory outstations starting 1 July 2008. The following report outlines the key outcomes from a series of community engagement meetings and makes 20 recommendations to the...