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  • Arnhem land quilters stitching their way to fashion fame - SBS
    SBSArnhem land quilters stitching their way to fashion fameSBSWomen from a remote community in Arnhem land are taking the quilt and fashion world by storm with their unique cultural designs. By. Malarndirri McCarthy. Source. NITV News. UPDATED 7:21 PM - 11 Apr 2014. The Babbarra Women's Centre in Maningrida ...


  • Thousands of feral cats prey on Arnhem Land native animals, Northern Territory ... - ABC Online
    Thousands of feral cats prey on Arnhem Land native animals, Northern Territory ...ABC OnlineScientists from Charles Darwin University and the Northern Territory Department of Land Resource Management have been working with traditional owners in Arnhem Land to learn more about the wild cats. Using radio tracking devices, night-time surveys ...and more »


  • Arnhemland lodge kicks off season with 1000 barra - Fishing World
    Arnhemland lodge kicks off season with 1000 barraFishing WorldFOLLOWING one of the best wet seasons in the Northern Territory for several years, visitors to the Top End have been experiencing excellent run-off fishing in recent weeks. The Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge reports its season has kicked off with a ...


  • Aboriginal scientific achievements recognised at last - Daily Life
    Daily LifeAboriginal scientific achievements recognised at lastDaily LifeThe Yolngu people, in north eastern Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, long recognised how the tides are linked to the phases of the moon. Back in the early 17th century, Italian scientist Galileo Galilei was still proclaiming, incorrectly, that ...and more »


  • Alumina plant shutdown brings family back to Gladstone - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
    Alumina plant shutdown brings family back to GladstoneRockhampton Morning BulletinWhile Gladstone isn't a huge place, it is certainly a city in comparison to Gove in the north-eastern corner of Arnhem Land. With the announcement of the alumina refinery shutting down in the latter months of last year, Zoey's family of four decided to ...and more »


  • Fears for sufferers of rare genetic disorder as funding dwindles - ABC Online
    Fears for sufferers of rare genetic disorder as funding dwindlesABC OnlineGeneticist John MacMillan is visiting the community of Ngukurr in Arnhem Land to teach people about MJD and to offer genetic testing. JOHN MACMILLAN: It's neurological, which means it affects the brain and the spinal cord, and the main feature is ...


  • Prevalence of rare brain disease increasing in NT Aboriginal communities - ABC Message Stick
    Prevalence of rare brain disease increasing in NT Aboriginal communitiesABC Message StickIt is estimated more than 500 people in the communities around Arnhem Land and Kakadu are at risk of developing Machado-Joseph disease (MJD). The degenerative brain disease leaves patients wheelchair-bound and eventually stops them from being ...


  • Aboriginal people – how to misunderstand their science - Phys.Org
    Phys.OrgAboriginal people – how to misunderstand their sciencePhys.OrgThe Yolngu people, in north eastern Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, long recognised how the tides are linked to the phases of the moon. Back in the early 17th century, Italian scientist Galileo Galilei was still proclaiming, incorrectly, that ...and more »


  • The Chooky Dancers head to Seymour Centre for Reconciliation Week, launch ... - Aussie Theatre (blog)
    The Chooky Dancers head to Seymour Centre for Reconciliation Week, launch ...Aussie Theatre (blog)They come from the Galiwin'ku community (Elcho Island) in North East Arnhem Land. Djuki Mala. Image by Ben Healy. The Seymour Centre performance is one stop on their self-titled 2014 national tour, which will see them travel from Northern Territory ...


  • Gods of Wheat Street star Shari Sebbens reveals herself as a down-to-earth ... - NEWS.com.au
    Gods of Wheat Street star Shari Sebbens reveals herself as a down-to-earth ...NEWS.com.auIt also saw Sebbens, — who grew up in Darwin, Broome, and Nuhulunbuy — 'a little town of about 4000 in Arnhem Land' — pinching herself when she landed on the red carpet in Cannes. Sebbens has since calmly collected the 2013 Logie for Most ...and more »