Tag Archives: Central Land Council

Special COVID permit to attend CLC meeting, go shopping


On the one hand the Central Land Council successfully lobbied early for closing the NT’s borders in order to protect remote communities, on the other they scheduled a meeting in Alice Springs that require a man from a designated biosecurity area to come into town. Telephone and online communications facilities are available in the man’s home community. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Google Earth photo of Papunya. FULL STORY »

Massive horse deaths now a risk to humans

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There needs to be a cull, say government officers, but the responsible residents are not acting, and the Central Land Council, responsible for assisting owners of Aboriginal land, remains mum on the tragedy. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Tour operator new land council chairman

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Central Land Council delegates have elected Sammy Wilson as CLC chair and Barbara Shaw as deputy chair at their meeting at Yulara Pulka outstation near Uluru. FULL STORY »

Horses starve, rotting carcasses near homes

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Horses are starving to death north-east of Alice Springs. Rotting carcasses near homes are a growing health hazard to residents. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE 4pm The Department of Primary Industry and Resources says Aboriginal Land Rights Act land is managed by the landowners, in conjunction with the Central Land Council. It is always concerning and distressing when any animals have died, especially in a manner such as this. FULL STORY »

Change at the helm of the Central Land Council

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A senior Federal public servant, Joe Martin-Jard (pictured) will become the chief executive officer of the Central Land Council. FULL STORY »

Bilby’s greater foe: Cat or fox?

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We found more evidence of bilbies in the areas where there were cats. Perhaps that means that foxes have a greater impact on bilby numbers than cats and that a single fox is one too many, writes Peter Donohoe, of the Central Land Council’s land management section. FULL STORY »

Is Adam Giles making a bid for top land council job?

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Adam Giles: From CLP CM to CLC CEO? FULL STORY »

CLC wants say about Indigenous voice to Parliament

2480 CLC council 1 SMCLC delegates want to be part of designing an Aboriginal body advising the Parliament to ensure it represents remote communities and acts against racially discriminatory laws. FULL STORY »

CLC members want forensic probe into their organisation




As elected members of the Central Land Council (CLC) move to bypass their own senior staff to gain information about million dollar investments, the Minister responsible for the CLC, Nigel Scullion (pictured), is dodging questions. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Housing mess as community fights land council over lease

p2370-amoonguna-damage-smAmoonguna forms company to regain control over repairs, maintenance, the local shop and to get a 99 year lease over its own land, but CLC wants to control the process, says community elder. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Resident despairing over neglect torched his home last year. FULL STORY »