1 hr ago
States in scramble for a piece of Harry
Australian states are in a scramble to attract a visit fromBritain's Prince Harry who will be visiting Sydney later this year for the Royal Australian Navy's Centenary Fleet Review.
12 hrs ago
Visitors warned off as outback horse cull begins
The Central Land Council has started a cull of up to 10,000 horses on Tempe Downs Station in the Northern Territory.
Mon May 20, 2013
SkyCity snaps up casino as part of Queenstown expansion
The SkyCity Entertainment Group has bought the operating licence for Queenstown's waterfront Wharf Casino for $5 million, but is waiting for clearance from the Commerce Commission and Gambling Commission before taking over.
Sun May 19, 2013
Coins could rewrite Aust history
FIVE copper coins and a nearly 70-year-old map with an "X" might lead to a discovery that could rewrite Australia's history.
Fri May 17, 2013
Campaign for Aboriginal foster carers goes bush
Children and Families Minister Alison Anderson says she is travelling to remote Northern Territory communities to recruit more Aboriginal foster carers.
Thu May 16, 2013
NT Country Hour podcast 16/05/2013
An Alice Springs migration agent says the increased cost of the 457 visa is just another obstacle making it harder for local businesses to get staff; The Northern Territory buffalo industry expects to export live animals to Vietnam for the first time in the next few months; A pastoral field day is being held at Mt Bundy Station today, near Adelaide ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Federal Government's income management trials 'not a good investment'
Ngaanyatjarra Shire President Damien McClean is sceptical of income management having seen the expense and negative impact the scheme has had on NT communities.
Row over intake of migrants
A suspected irregular entry vessel landed along the coastline of the Northern Territory's Garig Gunak Barlu National Park in the Coburg Peninsula near Vashon Head airstrip.
Liam Jurrah freed on bail
AFTER more than a month locked up while waiting to face assault charges, former AFL player Liam Jurrah has been freed on bail.
First pics of asylum boat
NTnews.com.au has published this picture of a boat carrying asylum seekers that came ashore on the Northern Territory coast.
Tue May 14, 2013
Outback with a vengeance
Emily Gap is deserted. Leaning against a warm wall of rock under the shade of a river red gum, gazing at an ancient but incredibly vibrant gallery of rock art just a few metres away from the main road, it's hard to believe that I have this place all to myself.
Northern Territory News
AFP officer fights for demotion
AN Australian Federal Police officer has taken his employer to a Fair Work hearing because he said they failed to demote him.
Mon May 13, 2013
Fears adoption could spark new Stolen Generation
The Northern Territory Chief Minister's suggestion Aboriginal children should be adopted when necessary for their protection has been met with an enormous response from the public and the child protection field.
A 'right to drink' in Alice? Banned boozers register debate
The NT government's abolition of the Banned Drinkers Register has divided opinion in Central Australia.
Sun May 12, 2013
Forget bushtucker trials, Sian Lloyd goes gourmet riding Australia's Ghan railway
As I sipped some great-tasting fizz to toast the start of our holiday in Australia, I thanked the TV programme that got me there in the first place.
Julia spends a pretty banal 3 days in Moresby. Why?
I'M ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD but, by reading the lines and between the lines, I'm going to analyse Australian prime minister Julia Gillard's just completed three-day visit, nominally but not substantively to Papua New Guinea.
Australian Slang A to C
Though the official language of Australia is English, Australian are equally notorious for their use of slang.
Sat May 11, 2013
Outback with a vengeance
Cheaper flights and a swag of new tour resorts and hotel makeovers are helping lure travellers back to central Australia, writes Lee Atkinson.
Malaysian National News Agency
Australia Sends More Vietnamese Asylum Seekers To Manus Island
The Australian government has transferred more Vietnamese asylum seekers to its detention centre on Papua New Guinea 's Manus Island.
Fri May 10, 2013
A mean study of Australian temperature
The convention in meteorology is to report mean temperatures as the average of minimum and maximum temperatures.