A Restriction of Entry to the township of Wurrumiyanga has been issued for Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March 2020. The Executive Director of Township Leasing Ms Pennie Weedon holds a lease over the whole of the town and at the request of the Tiwi Aboriginal Land Trust, Tiwi Land Council, which represents all Traditional Owners and the broader Tiwi community, has issued the Restriction of Entry.
The annual Tiwi Islands AFL Grand Final is the premier sporting and cultural event for the remote Indigenous communities of Bathurst and Melville Islands.
Employment opportunities in their own backyard and further afield are now on the cards for almost 20 Community Development Program participants following an innovative collaboration between Victoria Daly Regional Council and Batchelor Institute earlier this month.
The Morrison Government has agreed to fund the Northern Land Council with an additional $3.95 million from the Aboriginals Benefit Account to progress 41 unresolved land claims and secure new economic opportunities in the Northern Territory.
Each year, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) showcases the work of over 2000 emerging and established Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. The Fair provides a remarkable space for visitors to meet and learn from over 70 different First Nations cultural groups from across Australia.