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SPONSORED: Coles in Casuarina has donated an additional five pallets—the equivalent of eight tonnes—of food and essential grocery items to Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory’s West Daly region to provide support to struggling families in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The donated pantry items—including pasta, oats, long-life milk, water and toilet paper—will benefit more […]

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Northern Territory Indigenous communities are calling for an election delay due to COVID-19 lockdowns that could prevent community members from fully participating in the democratic process. Currently, the Northern Territory is set to go to the polling booths on August 22, just three months away. A spokesperson for the Barkly electorate said continuing with the […]

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Carefully weaving culture and technology, 14-year-old Natasha Yibarbuk has created three interactive, bilingual apps teaching Nawarddeken culture. Yibarbuk is a senior student at the Nawarddeken Academy, a unique bicultural school in the remote community of Kabulwarnamyo. The community sits within the Warddeken Indigenous Protected Area in Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. “My community and my […]

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SPONSORED: Coles has teamed up with Aboriginal corporations and local charities to deliver and donate more than 80 pallets—the equivalent of 50 tonnes—of food and grocery essentials to remote Indigenous communities across the Northern Territory. Coles and organisations such as the Northern Land Council, St Vincent’s De Paul, Larrakia Nation in Darwin and the Central […]

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Food security has been flagged as a major concern by Central Land Council (CLC), despite measures being implemented across the Northern Territory to address food shortages in the wake of COVID-19. A statement from CLC on April 2 said if food security is not prioritised, remote community residents may leave biosecurity areas to purchase products […]

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