Northern Territory

Report

Northern Territory Treaty Commission: final report

Since its commencement in March 2019, the Northern Territory Treaty Commission has consulted with Aboriginal people across the Northern Territory and conducted research to inform the development of a framework for Treaty negotiations between First Nations Territorians and the Northern Territory (NT) Government. This report...
Report

Remote housing in the Northern Territory

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the National Indigenous Australians Agency’s administration of funding for remote housing in the Northern Territory.
Position paper

Northern Territory infrastructure framework position paper

The Northern Territory government is seeking stakeholder and public feedback on this position paper, which sets the vision, purpose and implementation pathways to prioritise government investment in infrastructure.
Report

Township leasing and the democratisation of opportunity

Township leasing was a significant 2006 reform to the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act 1976 (ALRA). This paper discusses township leasing from an institutional economics perspective. It argues that despite its noble intentions, ALRA created an extractive institutional framework for Indigenous people living on ALRA...
Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Report

Story of our children and young people: Northern Territory 2021

This is the second publication of the biennial 'Story of our children and young people.' The publication addresses the demand for an evidence-base to inform actions to improve outcomes for the children and young people of the Northern Territory.
Strategy

Northern Territory education engagement strategy 2022-2031

This strategy has been developed to set a new course for student engagement and improve educational outcomes in the Northern Territory.
Strategy

Northern Territory Aboriginal justice agreement 2021–2027

The Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Agreement (the Agreement) outlines how the parties will work together to improve justice outcomes for Aboriginal Territorians. The Agreement has three aims and identifies the commitments and actions to be delivered over seven years.
Report

Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin: interim report

This interim report outlines the current findings from the Senate inquiry into oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas...
Policy

Northern Territory seniors policy 2021-2026

This policy document outlines a five-year plan to be implemented as a whole-of-government approach to address the needs and aspirations of the seniors population in the Northern Territory, and plan for emerging generations of seniors.
Journal article

“The talking bit of medicine, that’s the most important bit”: doctors and Aboriginal interpreters collaborate to transform culturally competent hospital care

This pilot was part of a larger Participatory Action Research study examining strategies to achieve culturally safe communication at Royal Darwin Hospital.
Strategy

Northern Territory electric vehicle strategy and implementation plan 2021-2026

The Northern Territory government has developed an electric vehicle (EV) strategy and implementation plan, following community support for EVs in a 2019 discussion paper.
Strategy

Remote engagement and coordination strategy

This strategy document aims to improve the way the Northern Territory government coordinates services and engages with regional and remote Aboriginal community members.
Policy report

Leasing reforms on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory: impacts on land rights and remote community governance

Since 2006, Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory has been subject to a range of land tenure reforms, mostly government-initiated. This paper examines the extensive and varied impacts of three leasing models on the governance of the land rights system and remote communities, and the...
Report

Independent Panel Review into the proposed Dan Murphy’s development in Darwin

The Independent Panel Review was announced by Woolworths Group in December 2020 to review the proposed Dan Murphy’s Darwin development and provide a report to the Woolworths Group Board. This report outlines the findings.
Policy report

Language rights and Indigenous human rights in central Australia

This paper uses the successful COVID-19 health messaging in an Indigenous language as a lever to explore the ways in which communication rights for Indigenous people is more linguistically and culturally accessible.
Journal article

Identifying environmental determinants relevant to health and wellbeing in remote Australian Indigenous communities: a scoping review of grey literature

This research identifies built and socio-political environmental indicators from publicly available grey literature documents locally relevant to remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.
Report

A new National Disability Strategy: report on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagements

This report intends to provide a synopsis of the consultations with First Nations peoples living with disabilities in remote locations in Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Northern Territory 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NT Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).