Arnhem Land traditional owners produce 13-metre map petition to lobby against Roper River water use

[ad_1] In the Arnhem Land community of Ngukurr, elder Clarry Rogers is concerned that plans to distribute water to new gas fracking and cotton industries could damage his important dreaming and bush gathering sites along the Roper River. Main points: Traditional owners have asked a Melbourne artist to create a water map petition for them… Continue reading Arnhem Land traditional owners produce 13-metre map petition to lobby against Roper River water use

Land rights activist is NT’s Aust of Year

[ad_1] Samuel Bush-Blanasi, chairman of the Northern Land Council, and three others were celebrated at the Darwin Convention Center on Monday night. The four NT recipients will join those from other states and territories for the national awards to be announced on 25 January 2023. The 60-year-old has worked for decades locally and nationally to… Continue reading Land rights activist is NT’s Aust of Year