Northern Territory to double capacity at Howard Springs quarantine facility

Sky News Australia published this video item, entitled “Northern Territory to double capacity at Howard Springs quarantine facility” – below is their description. The number of repatriated Australians being housed at Howard Springs will be doubled after a deal was struck between the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments. The quarantine facility near Darwin will take … Read more Northern Territory to double capacity at Howard Springs quarantine facility

Coronavirus driving Northern Territory property boom

Sky News Australia published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus driving Northern Territory property boom” – below is their description. An influx of people fleeing the coronavirus is driving an unexpected property boom in the Top End. Darwin real estate agents say they’re seeing a remarkable turnaround with prices rising up to 15 per cent in … Read more Coronavirus driving Northern Territory property boom

Wyatt slams NT government’s housing in remote communities

Sky News Australia published this video item, entitled “Wyatt slams NT government’s housing in remote communities” – below is their description. Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt has hit out at the Northern Territory government over the state of housing in remote communities. Speaking at a gathering of aboriginal land councils in Darwin, Mr Wyatt … Read more Wyatt slams NT government’s housing in remote communities

Humpback whale baffles scientists after returning to Northern Territory waters | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Humpback whale baffles scientists after returning to Northern Territory waters | ABC News” – below is their description. A humpback whale which made international headlines when it was spotted in Kakadu National Park earlier this year has been filmed circling nearby in the Van Diemen Gulf. It’s … Read more Humpback whale baffles scientists after returning to Northern Territory waters | ABC News

Aboriginal Press Club discusses deaths in custody and incarceration rates | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Aboriginal Press Club discusses deaths in custody and incarceration rates | ABC News” – below is their description. It appears little has been done since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody three decades ago. In the Northern Territory the Labor government has won another term … Read more Aboriginal Press Club discusses deaths in custody and incarceration rates | ABC News

Tasmanian Government defends controversial NT program as review recommends more oversight | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Tasmanian Government defends controversial NT program as review recommends more oversight | ABC News” – below is their description. A Tasmanian Government review into a controversial ‘tough love’ program in the Northern Territory has found the young Tasmanian participants are “safe and well” and has not recommended … Read more Tasmanian Government defends controversial NT program as review recommends more oversight | ABC News

Mango growers look to seasonal pickers from Vanuatu as COVID-19 produces worker shortage | Landline

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Mango growers look to seasonal pickers from Vanuatu as COVID-19 produces worker shortage | Landline” – below is their description. A plane load of workers from COVID-free Vanuatu made headlines when they arrived in the Northern Territory for the mango season. It was controversial because the jobs … Read more Mango growers look to seasonal pickers from Vanuatu as COVID-19 produces worker shortage | Landline

First flights arrive in Tasmania as the state’s border reopens to safe jurisdictions | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “First flights arrive in Tasmania as the state’s border reopens to safe jurisdictions | ABC News” – below is their description. There were emotional reunions between loved ones as Tasmania threw open its border to travellers from jurisdictions with a low risk of spreading coronavirus. People arriving … Read more First flights arrive in Tasmania as the state’s border reopens to safe jurisdictions | ABC News

Should NZ tourists be visiting states that haven’t signed up to the travel bubble? | News Breakfast

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Should NZ tourists be visiting states that haven’t signed up to the travel bubble? | News Breakfast” – below is their description. In early September Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack announced an agreement had been reached to allow New Zealanders to travel, quarantine-free, to New South Wales … Read more Should NZ tourists be visiting states that haven’t signed up to the travel bubble? | News Breakfast

New deal will see more stranded Australians return home via Darwin | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “New deal will see more stranded Australians return home via Darwin | ABC News” – below is their description. Australians in the United Kingdom, India and South Africa will be given access to charter flights to bring them home under a new deal that will see more … Read more New deal will see more stranded Australians return home via Darwin | ABC News

Man behind program for troubled youth in the NT says he’s ‘done nothing illegal’ | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Man behind program for troubled youth in the NT says he’s ‘done nothing illegal’ | ABC News” – below is their description. Two weeks after the ABC revealed damning allegations about a program for troubled youth in the Northern Territory, a review by the Tasmanian Government is … Read more Man behind program for troubled youth in the NT says he’s ‘done nothing illegal’ | ABC News

NT border reopens to Sydney as coronavirus ‘quarantine rave’ TikTok video emerges | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “NT border reopens to Sydney as coronavirus ‘quarantine rave’ TikTok video emerges | ABC News” – below is their description. The Northern Territory has reopened its border to Greater Sydney, allowing people to enter without first having to quarantine. While some Territorians are happy to finally be … Read more NT border reopens to Sydney as coronavirus ‘quarantine rave’ TikTok video emerges | ABC News

Teen says he ‘would have preferred prison’ to stint at NT program run by Allan Brahminy | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Teen says he ‘would have preferred prison’ to stint at NT program run by Allan Brahminy | ABC News” – below is their description. A Tasmanian teenager says he’s still trying to get over the six months he spent at a Northern Territory program for troubled kids … Read more Teen says he ‘would have preferred prison’ to stint at NT program run by Allan Brahminy | ABC News

Australia finalises first stage of travel bubble with New Zealand | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Australia finalises first stage of travel bubble with New Zealand | ABC News” – below is their description. Under stage one of the travel plan, New Zealanders will be allowed to travel to New South Wales and the Northern Territory from Friday October 16, and will not … Read more Australia finalises first stage of travel bubble with New Zealand | ABC News

La Nina declared, signalling wet spring and summer likely for northern, eastern Australia | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “La Nina declared, signalling wet spring and summer likely for northern, eastern Australia | ABC News” – below is their description. The Northern Territory has already seen an early onset of rain this season… and that’s set to increase with a La Nina declared by the Bureau … Read more La Nina declared, signalling wet spring and summer likely for northern, eastern Australia | ABC News