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  1. Darwin exhibition depicts Tony Abbott on kidney dialysisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Prominent Australians including the Prime Minister are depicted on dialysis in a Darwin exhibition about the escalating rate of kidney disease among Aboriginal people. Artists Chips Mackinolty and Therese Ritchie said the 14 prints, also featuring John Howard and Cate Blanchett, were a call to action for treating and preventing the disease, which is especially prevalent in remote Indigenous communities.


  2. NT politicians push to keep nuclear waste dump in NTRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: The Federal Government will soon put out the call to landholders around the country to host Australia's nuclear waste dump. But Northern Territory politicians are pushing to keep the dump in the NT.


  3. Authors Share Their Adventures in 'Australian Van Trip'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... 1955 and spent most of his childhood in Kati Kati, Bay of Plenty, on his parent's dairy farm. He went to Darwin, Australia, to help in the rebuilding of that city after the devastation of cyclone Tracy on Christmas Eve 1974. He and his wife Jill ...


  4. Boom time for cattle exports out of DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Over 415,000 head of cattle were exported from Darwin during the 2013/14 financial year, which is a record for the port and up 65 per cent on the previous year. Statistics released by Meat and Livestock Australia this week show Darwin was Australia's busiest port for live cattle exports followed by Townsville and then Fremantle .


  5. Sex abuse survivors march on cop shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    Survivors of sexual abuse at a home for indigenous children have marched on a Darwin police station to demand charges be laid against a principal abuser. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has wrapped up after almost two weeks of hearings in Darwin about the Retta Dixon home, which housed mixed-race Aboriginal children from 1946 until 1980.


  6. RAAF rocked by teen sex scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    Australian Air Force Cadets instructor Christopher Robert Adams, 24, has been committed to stand trial for allegedly having sex with two teenage air force cadets in 2012 and 2013. Picture: Neil Keene A DECORATED member of the Royal Australian Air Force has been committed to stand trial for allegedly having sex with two teenage air force cadets under his care.


  7. Airline helps to lounge in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    Customer service agent Irene Politis welcomes Qantas head of Australian Regional Operations Natalie Saulter to the new Qantas Lounge at Darwin Airport QANTAS has officially launched its revamped Club lounge, which has doubled in size as part of the multimillion-dollar Expansion Project at Darwin International Airport. Qantas head of Australian Regional Operations Natalie Saulter said the new and improved lounge was a "continuation and recognition of our commitment to the NT and its ever-growing tourism market".


  8. Jail for animal fetish videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    An Australian man is understood to be behind a series of cruel videos where dogs, rabbits and snakes were butchered by scantily dressed women. The online videos, which show teenage girls torturing and killing animals, have landed two Filipinos in prison for life, a court has heard.


  9. Northern Territory stock feed mill grinding record volumes to support booming live export sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC News

    A stock feed mill in the Northern Territory is operating at record production levels, as it attempts to keep up with the massive numbers of cattle being exported. Workers at the Adelaide River Grazing Feed Mill, 100 kilometres south of Darwin, are working around the clock, producing 450 tonne of pellets every week.


  10. Julie Bishop 'slaps down' Scott MorrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has killed off speculation that a homeland security super ministry would be created. Sorry Scott Morrison.


  11. Retta Dixon victims offered apology by religious group leader but 'no ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    The head of the ministry that cared for children at Darwin's Retta Dixon home has apologised for the sexual and physical abuse they suffered, but said his group could not offer money to victims. At today's Darwin hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Reverend Trevor Leggott said sorry to abuse victims.


  12. More - ABC RuralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    The CSIRO says improved fire management practices across northern Australia have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than half a million tonnes over the past year. Savanna burning was introduced as a methodology under the Federal Government's Carbon Farming Initiative, to reduce the frequency of large, late dry season fires in the north.


  13. More MH17 victims identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Territory News

    Foreign Affairs minister Julie Bishop informs the House of Reps that 251 of the 298 victims of the MH17 plane crash have been identified. The Foreign Minister gave the update while tabling a copy of a treaty between Australia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, allowing Australian personnel to work in the country.


  14. How to Stop Binge Eating – ART Your Life Reveals New SecretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WebWire

    DARWIN, Australia September 2014 - Nine per cent of Australians are affected by an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Collaboration.* Binge eating disorder alone affects four per cent of the general population. Unlike other , binge eating impacts both males and females equally, and usually develops in older adolescents and those in their early 20s.** People who suffer from a binge eating disorder are in danger of developing a range of health complications including diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, heart and gallbladder diseases and certain types of cancers.


  15. The price Aboriginal children paid at Retta DixonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The royal commission into child sexual abuse has asked searing questions about the behaviour of people in power across Australian society, writes Greg Pemberton. In Darwin this week, it turns its attention to the homes for Aboriginal children run by missionaries 50 years ago, when government policy was one of assimilation and young children were stolen from their families.


  16. Companies paid MUA for 'industrial peace': inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | ABC News

    The powerful Maritime Union of Australia collected more than $1 million from companies as payment for "industrial peace", an inquiry into trade unions has been told. The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in Sydney has been looking at payments made to the union by companies involved in oil and gas projects off Australia's north-west coast.


  17. New stars on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Northern Territory News

    EIGHTY of Australia's rising stars in lawn bowls will descend on Nightcliff Bowls Club this week for the national under-18 Championships. The sport's premier junior competition has a history dating back to 1988 in the boys and 1998 in the girls' event, with the current five-a side format adopted in 2001, and an overall trophy awarded to the victorious state or territory combining both sexes since 2008.


  18. The move that could bring house prices downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | NEWS.com.au

    THE number of properties to go under the hammer this weekend has almost halved as sellers put off auctions for footy finals. YOU may love that retro cane lounge suite you've owned for decades but it could cost you thousands when it comes time to sell.


  19. Forced adoptions in Darwin - a chance to learn moreRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | National Archives of Australia

    Darwin people affected by forced adoptions are invited to share a cuppa with National Archives staff at the Northern Territory Archives Centre in early October and learn more about the Forced Adoptions History Project. 'We'd like people to come along and learn more about the project,' said Shaun Rohrlach, Director of Access Programs at the National Archives of Australia.


  20. Hydro Deck Delivers Ichthys LNG Project ModulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Marine News

    AG&P ALE Ventures Pty Ltd., an Australian-based consortium says it has successfully deployed its proprietary mobile port solution, the Hydro Deck, to deliver the first modules to the Northern Territory's largest-ever construction project, the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project. Over the course of the project, the Hydro Deck will offload more than 200 large, pre-fabricated modules from sea to ground, overcoming Darwin's twice-a-day, up to eight metre tidal variations.