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  • Tony Abbott leaves East Arnhem Land early to farewell troops - Sydney Morning Herald
    The GuardianTony Abbott leaves East Arnhem Land early to farewell troopsSydney Morning HeraldTony Abbott is set to interrupt his week-long stay in remote East Arnhem Land to farewell air force personnel headed for combat operations in Iraq on Thursday. Rather than cut short the stay and break a promise to indigenous leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu, ...Tony Abbott may cut short election pledge Arnhem Land visitThe GuardianPrime Minister likely to leave Arnhem Land early due to preparations for Iraq ...ABC LocalTony Abbott to suspend Arnhem Land visit for troop farewellThe AustralianNEWS.com.au -Yahoo!7 Newsall 206 news articles »


  • Tony Abbott cuts short Arnhem Land trip to deal with Iraq - NEWS.com.au
    Tony Abbott cuts short Arnhem Land trip to deal with IraqNEWS.com.auAccording to a person present, Mr Abbott said: “OK. Let's get it done.” Arnhem Land clans are also concerned about recognition of the first people in the Constitution, and Mr Abbott said he would have more to say on the proposed referendum in coming days.


  • Prime Minister Tony Abbott directs Iraqi deployment from indigenous community ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    Prime Minister Tony Abbott directs Iraqi deployment from indigenous community ...Sydney Morning HeraldSet in a forest with views to the Gulf of Carpentaria, this is a special ceremonial place for the Yolngu people of north-east Arnhem Land. It is where the ancestor Ganbulabula brought the yidaki (didgeridoo) into being among the Gumatj clan. But it has ...


  • Is this Australian paradise even real? A tour of 'mythical' Arnhem Land - Herald Sun
    Is this Australian paradise even real? A tour of 'mythical' Arnhem LandHerald SunSo is this place too good to be real? Almost one in 10 Aussies believe Arnhem Land is a mythical destination from a children's book, according to research conducted by Tourism NT. But it seems this Aboriginal owned patch of Aussie paradise won't be ...and more »


  • Promise fulfilled, Tony Abbott settles into Arnhem Land base - The Australian
    Promise fulfilled, Tony Abbott settles into Arnhem Land baseThe AustralianThe army has taken over the Garma Festival site at Gulkula in northeast Arnhem Land and established a tent village for Mr Abbott, his entourage and other ministers to live in. The seat of government has been moved to the new Garma Knowledge Centre for ...


  • Tony Abbott arrives in Arnhem Land to spend week in Indigenous community ... - The Guardian
    Tony Abbott arrives in Arnhem Land to spend week in Indigenous community ...The GuardianTony Abbott, arrived in north-east Arnhem Land delivering on an election promise to spend a week living with remote Indigenous communities. The prime minister was welcomed with a traditional ceremony before touring the Yirrikala Arts Centre. Abbott ...


  • PM might leave Arnhem Land early - SBS
    SBSPM might leave Arnhem Land earlySBSPrime Minister Tony Abbott may leave Arnhem Land early to deal with the deployment of troops to Iraq. Mr Abbott arrived in the northeast Arnhem Land town of Nhulunbuy on Sunday, hours after announcing 600 defence force personnel would be sent to Iraq ...


  • Abbott sets up bush office in outback - NEWS.com.au
    Abbott sets up bush office in outbackNEWS.com.auMr Abbott then travelled south to a campsite on the land of Gumatj clan leader, Galarrwuy Yunupingu, the tribal leader who invited Mr Abbott to his country. While recognition for Aborigines in the Constitution will inform some of the talks, Arnhem Land ...


  • Tony Abbott's attention may be a little divided during his week in Arnhem Land - Sydney Morning Herald
    Sydney Morning HeraldTony Abbott's attention may be a little divided during his week in Arnhem LandSydney Morning Herald"It is my intention to be in Arnhem Land for the week that I promised," he said in Darwin, en route to Nhulunbuy, at the northern tip of Arnhem Land. "But I will be in regular contact with Canberra. There are secure communications available to me in ...PM hints at combat role in IraqThe West AustralianAustralia urged to embrace 'mission creep' in IraqThe AustralianSyria extension not ruled out in IS fightSky News AustraliaThe Vineall 489 news articles »


  • Tony Abbott arrives in Arnhem Land - Sky News Australia
    Tony Abbott arrives in Arnhem LandSky News AustraliaPrime Minister Tony Abbott has arrived in Arnhem Land to spend a week in Indigenous communities. During last year's election he promised to spend a week in his first year as PM with First Australians. In spite of concerns around national security, the ...