WESTERN AUSTRALIA: A native title group in Western Australia’s Pilbara has inked a land use deal with Rio Tinto despite objections by rival claimants.
NATIONAL: Creating jobs rather than restricting alcohol is the answer to curbing drinking in Indigenous communities, north Queensland mayors say.
NATIONAL: A court ruling in favour of Indigenous alcohol limits relies on the same excuse used to justify the Stolen Generations, the mayor of Palm Island says.
NATIONAL: The former leader singer of Yothu Yindi will be honoured with a state funeral in the Northern Territory later this month.
QUEENSLAND: In a ruling handed down in Canberra on Wednesday, the court rejected arguments that the management plans, which restrict and sale and possession of alcohol, breach both United Nations and federal racial discrimination laws.
NATIONAL: Imagine a world without coal, one where mining companies didn’t dig up fossil fuels but instead kept them in the ground where they couldn’t be burned.
NATIONAL: Julia Gillard’s minders are living in a “bubble world of Twitter delusion”, according to a public relations expert.
RUGBY LEAGUE: South Sydney winger Nathan Merritt is to make his long-awaited State of Origin rugby league debut for NSW as replacement for the suspended Blake Ferguson.
NEW SOUTH WALES: The abuse started years before Kiesha was murdered by her mother.
NATIONAL: Prominent Labor figure Peter Beattie believes former prime minister Bob Hawke should be drafted to help resolve the party’s leadership crisis.
ORIGIN II: Try scoring machine Nathan Merritt.
AMAZING PEOPLE, PLACES: Chris Graham travelled to Central Australia to research the affects of the Northern Territory intervention.
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