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Send in the troops — Arnhem Land has been ‘smashed’

Send in the troops — Arnhem Land has been ‘smashed’

The Australian Defence Force was standing by to provide disaster relief in the wake of Cyclone Lam. So why weren't the troops sent in?

Rio Tinto’s Gove plant never delivered on indigenous hopes

Rio Tinto’s Gove plant never delivered on indigenous hopes

Rio Tinto will close its Gove smelting plant, which is not necessarily a bad outcome for the Yolngu people. ANU professor Jon Altman says employment opportunities are better sought elsewhere.

Arnhem Land finally gets wired

Arnhem Land finally gets wired

Today in the remote Indigenous community of Oenpelli, adjacent to Kakadu National Park in West Arnhem Land, residents can access the internet at speeds comparable to those available in Sydney and Melbourne, reports Graham Ring.

Grey nomads make a beeline for Aboriginal land

Grey nomads make a beeline for Aboriginal land

The attack on the permit system in the Northern Territory is well underway -- weeks before its abolition is enacted in federal law. And the leaders of the assault are not Howard and Brough in Canberra, but tourists, with western Arnhem Land as their first target.