Northern Territory

How a new trial in Northern Territory could improve Australia's appalling suicide figures

Tim Barlass Two years ago Jeff Kennett, flew to the Northern Territory to give a talk about depression.

Crocodile attack fears as boy missing in Northern Territory

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A search is under way for a boy missing from a swimming hole in the Northern Territory amid reports he may have been the victim of a crocodile attack at Kakadu National Park.

Senior military officer in Northern Territory court over child porn

Neda Vanovac Lawyers for a Jakarta-based senior Australian military officer accused of child porn offences say police lied to him and his wife in order to conduct searches without a warrant.

Man dragged away by crocodile in Northern Territory

Anne Tarasov A group of friends were left distraught when they witnessed a 26-year-old man being dragged away by a five metre crocodile while swimming in the Mary River in the Northern Territory.

CLP sweeps to power in Northern Territory

The Country Liberal Party (CLP) has seized power in the Northern Territory, bringing to an end 11 years of Labor rule.

Teenager taken by crocodile in Northern Territory

A 14-year-old boy has been taken by a crocodile while playing in a creek at a remote Northern Territory community.

Mango wars rage as the Northern Territory intervention bears fruit

Lindsay Murdoch The barrels of cash are transforming remote communities.

Cattle Stations of the Northern Territory

Manager of Carlton Hill's Station in the Kimberley Stirling Fearon.

There is great skill in understanding the mechanics of working big numbers of cattle over vast tracts of land.

ACCC forces recall of electrical cabling sold nationwide and fitted in 40,000 buildings

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Beau Donelly Defective electrical cabling sold through major hardwares and fitted in 40,000 homes and businesses nationwide has been recalled due to a risk of fire.

Easybeat drummer became hit as bass player

John Tait Tony Cahill, who has died in Sydney aged 72, is best known as the drummer in two of Australia's legendary bands of the 1960s, the Purple Hearts and the Easybeats.

US diplomat denies alliance will drag Australia into war with China

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ACCC accuses Bet365 of misleading advertising

The ACCC is cracking down on betting advertising.

Esther Han The ACCC has launched legal action against three Bet365 companies in the Federal Court, accusing them of misleading new customers with false advertising.

Wife hears husband get taken by a crocodile

A crocodile is believed to have taken a fisherman in the Northern Territory.

A 57-year-old fisherman was attacked and killed by a crocodile in front of his wife while they were fishing in the Northern Territory.

When altruistic surrogacy goes wrong

Surrogate mum 'Diane' (Not her real name) aged 40. SUBJECT CAN NOT BE IDENTIFIED. PLEASE CHECK WITH PHOTO DESK BEFORE USING. NOT TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANY OTHER STORY. 8th August 2014. Photo by Jason South.

Tim Barlass Altruistic surrogacy is the only kind permitted in Australia but it doesn't always end with everyone happy.

Tony Albert’s Heroes hit target at indigenous art awards

Tony Albert with 'We Can Be Heroes 2013-14', winner of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.

Andrew Taylor They are walking targets for bullies, racists and the police.

Conman plays catch me if you can

Dene Broadbelt

Peter Vincent A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground

Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest call to manage welfare payments

Andrew Forrest wants all welfare recipients to be included under new income management plan.

Millions of welfare recipients could be told what they can and can't buy if the federal government accepts a new plan.

Australian governments need to rethink ban on commercial surrogacy

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Rachel Browne, Alexandra Back Australian governments need to rethink bans on commercial surrogacy, experts say following reports an Australian couple abandoned a baby in Thailand.

Peris pushes for overhaul of domestic violence laws

Dan Harrison People who fail to report suspected domestic violence by their neighbours, friends or family could be prosecuted under changes advocated by Labor senator Nova Peris.

Betezy back before NT Racing Commission

Ben Butler Troubled bookmaker Betezy is headed back to the Northern Territory Racing Commission for the fifth time in four years in a dispute over $169,000 worth of allegedly winning bets.