The Northern Territory General Assembly has tried to patch up a recent fiasco involving the incorrect appointment of local court judges. The problem is that it's not such an easy mistake to fix.
To ensure the adversarial system works as well as it can, the accused must have counsel at least on par with that of the Crown. In the NT, this is rarely the case.
Good morning, early birds. Witnesses at an Australian war crimes inquiry have been hit with blackmail and threats. Plus, Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon is remembered. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Scott Morrison pledges $810 million to the NT following its decision to lift a fracking ban. Plus, Adelaide doctors and nurses receive official memo on proper door-opening technique. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
In the early 1980s, pressure was building against the Northern Territory as a tax haven and those protecting it.
Good morning, early birds. The Top End is about to be hit by its second cyclone in two weeks. Plus, Indigenous children of the Stolen Generations reportedly given criminal convictions for being stolen. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The commissioner has handed down a damning report detailing the failures of state institutions in the protection of children in the Northern Territory.
How much does the NT government holding in security bonds from mining companies? The companies don't want you to know -- but a tiny band of determined activists have brought the information to light.
Dan Box excels in this commendable documentary from The Australian.
Knowing the indigenous names for the land we occupy is not about learning history, it is a step towards rehabilitating our national character, writes Chips Mackinolty.