Tag: land

Tasmanian Aboriginals celebrate state’s most important land hand-back

Posted December 10, 2015 18:54:28 Tasmania’s Aboriginal community has celebrated 20 years since the most considerable land hand-back in the state’s history. In December 1995, title to 12 parcels of land was handed back to Aboriginal elders by then Liberal Premier Ray Groom. The land included Risdon Cove, also referred to as piyura kitana, on…


NT Treasurer employing power debt to push for freehold of land, Bagot president says

By Sally Brooks Updated December 08, 2015 12:11:59 The president of a single of Darwin’s oldest Aboriginal communities says it has been proposed it freeholds and sell some land to pay off a debt to the Power and Water Corporation. Founded in 1938, Bagot Neighborhood was formed to take the place of the Kahlin Compound…


Darwin developer escapes prosecution over contentious land clearing

By Avani Dias Posted December 04, 2015 17:22:44 Photo: The cleared block on Boulter Road, in Darwin’s northern suburbs. (Supplied: Environment Centre NT) Connected Story: Calls for prosecution soon after vegetation cleared Map: Berrimah 0828 A developer who cleared a block of land in Darwin’s north, which at the time was alleged to be a…