Young Indigenous racers take the track for Supercars’ inaugural Indigenous Round in Darwin’s Hidden Valley

Ryan Jenyns has loved motor racing for as long as he can remember. Key points: The event is the inaugural Indigenous round for Supercars The Racing Together team is training young Indigenous motorists as a pathway into the sport The team has plans for expansion into the Northern Territory in coming years He’s always wanted … Read more

AFL game at Darwin’s Marrara Oval given extra firefighting resources amid safety concerns, emails reveal

Leaked emails show firefighters expressed concerns about a potential “catastrophic” safety risk at Marrara Oval ahead of Saturday’s AFL game in Darwin. Key points: TIO Stadium at Marrara plays host to major AFL and NRL games in Darwin Firefighters are worried about inadequate water pressure and supply at the venue The NT Fire and Rescue … Read more

How South Sudan refugee Mabior Chol found his way in the AFL

At 200 centimetres tall with a platinum blonde streak in his hair: Mabior Chol stands out in a crowd. Key points: Gold Coast Suns key forward Mabior Chol has had a breakout season in the AFL The South-Sudanese refugee is among the leading goal-scorers in the AFL this season Chol’s good form comes as he … Read more

Yolngu woman Sylvia Nulpinditj becomes first woman to commentate an AFL match in Indigenous language

History was made during the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round in Darwin on Saturday night, with Sylvia Nulpanditj becoming the first woman to commentate an AFL match in an Indigenous language. Key points: Ms Nulpinditj commented the match in Yolngu Matha alongside Baykali Ganambarr and William Gumbula Veteran broadcaster Charlie King wants the rest of … Read more

In AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round, a homecoming for excitement machine Malcolm Rosas Jnr

On Saturday night, when the bright lights of national television broadcasters beam down on the first AFL game in Darwin since 2020, two players in particular will put smiles on the faces of both local fans and league officials. Key points: Gold Coast will take on Hawthorn in Darwin in week two of Sir Doug … Read more

Nominations for the NT Training Awards close on Friday 20 May

This is your last week to be nominated for the 2022 NT Training Awards. Nominations close 12pm this Friday 20 May. NOMINATIONS for the NT Training Awards close on Friday 20 May at 12pm. The NT Training Awards recognize and celebrate the Territory’s best and brightest in vocational education and training. There are seven individual … Read more

Michael Gunner has resigned as Northern Territory Chief Minister. Here’s a brief timeline of his political career

Michael Gunner resigned as Chief Minister this morning in an announcement that shocked the Northern Territory. Mr Gunner, the first person born in the Northern Territory to be elected into the role, said he could no longer dedicate his full focus to the job after the birth of his second son earlier this year. He … Read more

NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner announces intention to resign after delivering 2022 budget

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner has announced he will resign from the role. Key points: Mr Gunner was first elected in the inner Darwin seat of Fannie Bay in 2008 He became Labor leader in 2015 and was elected Chief Minister the following year Mr Gunner said the birth of his second child made … Read more

Northern Territory footballer Dominique Carbone signs with AFLW club Hawthorn

Footballer Dominique Carbone, among many other traits that have elevated her during sporting competition throughout her life, possesses “elite agility and tackling skills”. loading This evaluation of Carbone was published by the Hawthorn Football Club earlier this week, when it announced the 20-year-old had become the club’s fourth signing for its upcoming inaugural season in … Read more

NT federal MP, Solomon incumbent Luke Gosling tests positive for COVID during federal election campaign

Northern Territory federal MP and incumbent member for Solomon Luke Gosling will be forced to take a week’s break from the campaign trail after testing positive for COVID-19. Key points: Luke Gosling received a positive test result on Tuesday afternoon He will need to isolate for a week as the federal election campaign enters its … Read more