Today, workers at the small townships of Kalkaringi and Dagaragu in the Victoria River district of the Northern Territory will be out on strike over their pay and conditions. As Bob Gosford reports, it's a case of history repeating.
In the fifth and final chapter in a special report into the family feud in the indigenous Noongar community, Kayt Davies sums up an enduring environment of unemployment, disadvantage and race-fuelled tension.
I would guess that there are few people who have even a moderate understanding of the breadth of the impact that the intervention is going to have on the East Arnhem population, writes John Greatorex of the Intervention Reform Coalition of Darwin.
It’s hard to work out where Brough and Howard are going with their strategy in the Northern Territory. The feds appear desperate to lock in parts of the occupation, especially the bit that will see the abolition of the Community Development Employment Program and the effective sacking of Aboriginal people from the workforce.