Northern Territory

Yes, it’s real 2

A crocodile takes a bite out of another crocodile at Corroboree Billabong. Credit: Beau Griffin THE Adelaide River may be about to get a new boss croc. Agro, a 6.1m monster who rules a stretch of the waterway, is expected to be challenged by the croc formerly known as 800kg …

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Northern Territory

Kakadu’s Twin Falls closed until August

Twin Falls. Picture: SUPPLIED ONE of Kakadu’s most popular tourist attractions, Twin Falls, will remain closed until the end of July. According to the Kakadu National Park road access report, Jim Jim creek is at 0.9m which is not suitable for vehicles to cross. Kakadu National Park customer experience and …

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Northern Territory

TOs say land council misled them on dump site

Muckaty THE Northern Land Council misled its most senior­ Aboriginal leadership about their potential to host a nuclear waste dump on their land, according to documents obtained by The Australian. Traditional owners had the opportunity to earn millions of dollars if they had allowed the nuclear site deal proceed. It …

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Northern Territory

Prepare for a disgusting Build Up, Darwinites

Victoria Acton is not looking forward to a warmer-than-usual build-up. Picture: JUSTIN KENNEDY PREPARE for a disgusting build-up, Darwinites. Bureau of Meteorology senior climate liaison officer Greg Browning said most of Australia would face hotter than normal temperatures. “It will be a hot and sticky build up,” he said. “We’re …

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Northern Territory

It’s Show time … so get out there

Darwin Police Rangers’ Brooke Wauchope, 12, keeps a close eye on the piglet display. Picture: GLENN CAMPBELL ALL the colour and festivity of the Royal Darwin Show was on display on Thursday as it kicked off its first day. A standout favourite was the animal exhibits, with kids and adults …

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Northern Territory

Family mourning fun-loving Jason

The family of crash Jason Williams — Luke Williams, Steven Williams, Kelly Williams, Annaya Williams, Graeme Williams, John Licence and partner Susanah Hogan. Picture: GLENN CAMPBELL A KEEN sportsman, lover of practical jokes and all-round family man, Jason Williams was so much more than the buggy crash that took his …

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Northern Territory

Customer’s epic win in bill battle

Australian homes got a massive price hike for gas and electricity in July and things look to get ever worse. What’s causing the rise in our power bills and is there anything being done about it? A $819.47 gas bill proved a shock for a Wagga Wagga resident. WHEN Lucy* …

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Northern Territory

Tourist airlifted after Jim Jim Falls accident

A 70-year-old tourist was airlifted to RDH in a stable condition after suffering a fall at Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu. Picture: CareFlight A TOURIST has been winched to safety after injuring her leg in a fall at the base of Jim Jim Falls. The 70-year-old woman was airlifted to Royal …

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Northern Territory

Creeks get all clear after PFAS testing

Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles says results of new testing show there is nothing to fear from PFAS levels in waterways around Rapid Creek and Ludmilla Creek. Picture: Lucy Hughes Jones Residents in Rapid Creek and Ludmilla have nothing to fear from PFAS levels in water and seafood in …

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Northern Territory

Rush to listen to musician’s genius

Dr G Yunupingu, the blind Indigenous singer, has died in a Darwin hospital aged 46. Dr G Yunupingu’s albums have hit number one on the iTunes chart following his death on Tuesday. His self-titled album sat at number one and The Gospel Album was at number seven on Thursday morning. …

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