NT ICAC failed to offer procedural fairness to Darwin Turf Club board member in investigation into $ 12 million grandstand grant, court finds

The Northern Territory’s anti-corruption watchdog failed to offer procedural fairness before making findings of improper conduct in a major corruption investigation, the Northern Territory Supreme Court justice has found. Key points: The ICAC made adverse findings against the Darwin Turf Club board and five individuals in its investigation into a grant awarded to the club … Read more

Ngunnawal traditional owners announce plans to lodge native title claim over ACT and surrounding NSW

A group of Ngunnawal traditional owners have used the 30th anniversary of the Mabo decision to announce their intention to lodge a native title claim over the entire ACT and parts of NSW. Ngunawal Nation Traditional Owners Network Group spokeswoman Sonia Shea said Mabo Day was a “significant day” to announce the group’s intention to … Read more

Ukraine war: ‘Smaller and smaller’ Russian offensives – Sky News

Ukraine was: ‘Smaller and smaller’ Russian offensivesSky NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

Northern Territory should reunify with SA, Vickie Chapman tells parliament in farewell speech

South Australia and the Northern Territory may have parted ways more than 110 years ago but a former attorney-general is urging the jurisdictions to let bygones be bygones and formally re-embrace like “Germany after the Berlin Wall came down”. Key points: Vickie Chapman says reunification of the state and the territory has “long been” a … Read more

Frontline report: Ukrainian counterattack drives back Russians in north – BBC News – BBC News

Frontline report: Ukrainian counterattack drives back Russians in north – BBC NewsBBC News Ukraine Maps Reveal How Much Territory Russia Has Lost in Just a Few DaysNewsweek Ukraine Recaptures Villages From Russian Troops Around KharkivNBC News Ukraine war: Russia pushed back from Kharkiv – report from front lineBBC View Full Coverage on Google News

Coastal GasLink attack: Wet’suwet’en Nation members, hereditary chiefs to meet amid concerns over ‘militant outside influences’

This image obtained from Coastal GasLink shows damage caused to their construction site near Houston, BC, on Feb. 17. According to the RCMP and Coastal GasLink, about 20 masked people swarmed the company’s remote work site, hitting some vehicles with axes and resulting in workers fleeing from the location.– / AFP / Getty Images A … Read more