Land Rights News Central Australia: Land Rights News (December 2012)

Published: December, 2012

Index to all stories in the latest LRNCA

General News


Plenty pathways lead to plenty of pride Campfires, kangaroo tails, painting and having a yarn are being used to help people who have to come to Alice Springs for renal treatment.



 Every dog has his day  Warlukurlangu Art Centre’s other life asa dog care program has been recognized in a new funding arrangement by the Central Desert Shire.



Fracking oil and gas rush in Centre

New child seatbelt laws will impact on troopies

Voluntary Basics Card for APY Lands

Three outstations get internet  Twenty homes in three central Australian communitiesare taking part in a study trialling home internet connections in their communities




Education top priority for new Chief Minister  The Chief Minister travelled to Finke in November to meet CLC members


Anderson has Havnen sacked   One of the first movesof the new Territory Governmentwas to abolish the independent office of NT Coordinator-General for Remote Services

Community Development

Warlpiri talk community development  Yapa came together with workers from Warlpiri Education and Training Trust (WETT) partner organisations for the first WETT conference in August

 Traditional owners back bush development   Kintore students have celebrated the end of the school year with an excursion to Cairns, thanks to community lease money donated by the traditional owners.

Catwalk Claudia wows the crowds  It was a proud moment for Yuendumu mum Madeleine White and her daughter Claudia Walker when they got together after a prize-winning fashion parade at Worawa College in Victoria.

Willowra Learning Centre on track for Christmas    Work on Willowra’s Community Learning Centre is expected to be finished by Christmas

Health News

Rootails for renal clients

Childhood health key to preventing chronic disease


Purple Truck turns one  The Western Desert’s much-loved Purple Truck is about to celebrate its first year on the road





Culture and language

april.gifSigning on: from Dreaming to website   Sign languagesused every day in Central Australian Indigenous communities are about to go online



Milpirri Festival


Grog summit: we need to talk

Policy crossroads for the NT Government

Land Management

Conservation: The private lives of bilbies

Central Australians win NT innovation award for bush foods research


Tri-state TOs plan bush fire reduction Traditional owners from NT, SA and WA got together recently as part of a tri-state fire initiative aiming to reduce the fuel load across the Western Desert region




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Wallace Rockhole Race Day

Docker River young mothers

Mutitjulu Picnic Day

Native Title

Lake Nash native title recognised by Federal Court


Uganda: uncles and aunts help out in mental health


Wilcannia takes on improving literacy the Cuban way

Aboriginal teachers take up the challenge


Geoff Shaw remembers