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Australia (AP) — Four people convicted in the beating death of a woman during what they said was an exorcism ritual on a remote Australian island have been sentenced to several years in jail. Sarah Bara was beaten to death with
Western Desert Resources and Sherwin Iron have told the Northern Territory Government they want to pipe ore from proposed mines in the area to Maria Island. Marra elder Samuel Evans says if the mines go ahead the ore should be trucked out of the area,
According to weatherzone.com.au, Darwin's average temperatures were more than two degrees colder than average by night and more than a degree colder than average by day, with overnight minimum's averaging 19.9 degrees, and daytime maximums just under
Aboriginal traditional owners have rejected applications by the West Australian company Groote Resources to explore two islands near Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria for manganese, a key raw material in steel. Tony Wurramarrba, the chairman
Cassowary Coast towns trying to rebuild after Cyclone Yasi have endured flooding rain for more than a week. But Queensland's Bureau of Meteorology says a low responsible for the deluge has weakened and has now moved into the Northern Territory.
Lindsay Murdoch December 16, 2010 David Shrimpton arrives at Bickerton Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria for his Chrismas run. Bickerton Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria are in high spirits following the visit of Dave Shrimpton, the Salvation Army's
Health workers alerted Northern Territory police after the woman was taken to the Alyangula clinic on November 6 suffering head injuries. Police on Monday said her injuries suggested she'd been assaulted and five people have now been charged.
Groote Resources have been hit hard by the unprecedented call by the federal Indigenous Health Minister, Warren Snowdon, for the company to back off from its plans to mine marine deposits of manganese off Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria...
Health Minister Warren Snowdon has called on manganese hopeful Groote Resources to reconsider its radical plan to mine the seabed near Groote Eylandt for the key steel-making raw material. In an unusual intervention for a federal minister, Mr Snowdon
Abbott's attempt to repeal laws protecting pristine wilderness around the Gulf of Carpentaria is nothing more than a political ploy to split the Greens from Labor, an indigenous leader says. The Opposition Leader yesterday proposed federal laws to