Investing in the bush
Local Decision Making, Treaty, Office of Aboriginal Affairs, grants and funding, Aboriginal Leadership and Governance Forum, First Circles Leading Program.
Creating local jobs
Population growth, revitalise Darwin CBD, revitalise Alice Spring CDB, Barkly regional deal, roadmap to renewables.
What we are doing
The Northern Territory Government and Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation has moved a step closer to Local Decision Making with the signing of a formal Commitment Agreement.
The first Implementation Plans under the landmark Groote Archipelago Local Decision Making Agreement were signed on 19 June 2019.The first three priority Implementation Plans for the Groote Archipelago cover Housing, Economic Development and Law, Justice and Rehabilitation.
Traditional Owner organisations, including Gumatj Corporation Ltd and the Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation, together with Northern Land Council, Rio Tinto, the Northern Territory Government and the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, have committed to working together to achieve a positive future for Nhulunbuy and the Gove Peninsula post mining for the benefit of Yolngu land owners, local communities, businesses and industry.
The Department of the Chief Minister is hosting the second NT Aboriginal Leadership and Governance Forum, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Alice Springs, 19 July 2019.
The NT Government has developed an Aboriginal Land and Sea Action Plan to better coordinate Aboriginal land and native title matters across the Northern Territory, and ensure land and sea ownership to delivers on the economic and social aspirations of Aboriginal Territorians.