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Latest news: Northern Territory

Inquest reveals racist NT police award ‘certificates’

Former constable Zachary Rolfe has produced certificates aiming to prove the existence of a racist award in the Northern Territory Police.

Rolfe felt ‘sad’ and ‘burnt out’ before shooting man

A former Northern Territory constable sent a series of racist, homophobic and sexist text messages to friends months before he killed an Indigenous man.

NT croc attack leaves nine-year-old in critical condition

A child was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after being bitten by a crocodile in a remote area of the Northern Territory.

Cast your votes, close elections on the cards in 2024

Voters in the ACT, Queensland and the NT will head to the polls in 2024, with a tight by-election contest in a federal Victorian seat also taking place.

Remote Indigenous women’s shelter seeks funds for urgent upgrades

Galupa, a First Nations women’s domestic violence shelter in NT Arnhem Land seeks funds for urgent upgrades to keep women and children safe and connected to country.

Post-election inquiry urges more federal politicians in ACT and NT

A review into the 2022 federal election has urged a boost in the number of senators for the ACT and NT, taking their numbers from two to four each.

Zachary Rolfe’s bias accusations against coroner ‘groundless’

Zachary Rolfe's lawyers say a coroner did not "distance herself" from conversations about "spearing"t he former cop as punishment for Kumanjayi Walker's death.

Three US marines killed in military plane crash in NT

Three United States Marines have been killed and several more injured after their aircraft crashed off the Northern Territory coast during a training drill.

Man’s arm severed in Darwin fireworks mishap

A man has had his arm severed in a fireworks mishap south of Darwin, one of a series of incidents as revellers marked Territory Day.

Ex-NT chief minister cleared of political interference in Rolfe case

The anti-corruption watchdog has cleared the NT's former chief minister of politically interfering in the decision to charge a policeman with a man's murder.

ANU: COVID worsened Indigenous energy insecurity

More than 10,000 remote Indigenous households that prepay for electricity were disconnected, even when ordered to stay at home and isolate.

Curiosity and chance key to NT award winner’s storied life

Eileen Breen was last month named the Northern Territory's Rural Woman of the year for her project SustainAbility, which helps businesses go green.