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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “‘Justice is served’: Remote mission abuse survivors receive apology and compensation | ABC News” – below is their description.
40 years after suffering abuse in a Catholic Church Mission on Melville Island off Darwin, 42 survivors of Aboriginal forced-removal policies today signed a deal for compensation. The Church and federal government agreed to compensate and apologise to the Garden Point Mission survivors who were taken to the Tiwi Islands from all over the Northern Territory, as part of the Stolen Generations.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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Alice Springs is the gateway town to the Red Centre desert.
The NT covers 1,349,129 square kilometres (520,902 sq mi). It is sparsely populated, with a population of only 245,353.
The economy is based largely on mining and petroleum, which during 2018–2019 contributed 23% of the gross state product, or $5.68 billion, accounting for 92.4% of exports.
The capital and largest city is Darwin. The population is concentrated in coastal regions and along the Stuart Highway.