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Labor Will Move To Guarantee The Territory Two Federal Seats

When the Parliament meets next, Federal Labor will move a Bill to guarantee the Northern Territory two seats in the Federal Parliament. Without legislative intervention, the Territory is likely to lose one of its two seats as a result of electoral boundary redistributions during this term of parliament. This is because...

Properly Honouring Teddy Sheean

Public Domain, Link 1942 was the year Australia came under the most serious threat.  Singapore fell on the 15th of February and Darwin was bombed.  In Timor the Australian Commandos were cut off and began a guerrilla warfare campaign.  With the help of the Timorese they fought through the year.  In late...

Time To Give Back To Our Creative Industries

The arts are the lifeblood of our nation. At a time of crisis, like the one we are currently facing, Australian stories have never been more important in promoting a sense of solidarity and togetherness. COVID-19 is devastating the arts sector in Australia. Whether it is visual artists who cannot hold...

Charles Darwin University will be key to Territory Recovery

It’s been awesome to see Territorians coming together during what has been a challenging time for all. It’s often said that you see one’s true character during difficult times, and the Territory spirit has shone over the last weeks. Neighbours looking out for neighbours, people quietly checking in on those...

Spare A Thought For Workers Fallen Through The Cracks

Covid-19 has caused great disruption across our society. The scale and scope of the crisis has left no one and no community untouched. Throughout the crisis, Labor has taken a constructive approach with the Federal Government. When the Government has made the right decisions, we have supported them. Where there have been gaps,...

The Territory Can't Afford Virgin Australia Failing

Air services support the Northern Territory’s economic development by enabling our vital tourism, resource and trade sectors. They are also essential for the social development of the Territory by enabling delivery of and access to education, health, justice, welfare, employment, recreation, cultural and other services for residents of the Territory’s...