Northern Territory

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The Northern Territory (officially the Northern Territory of Australia) (abbreviated NT) is an Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.wikipedia
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Western Australia

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It shares borders with Western Australia to the west (129th meridian east), South Australia to the south (26th parallel south), and Queensland to the east (138th meridian east).
It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east, and South Australia to the south-east.

Queensland

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It shares borders with Western Australia to the west (129th meridian east), South Australia to the south (26th parallel south), and Queensland to the east (138th meridian east).
Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively.

South Australia

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It shares borders with Western Australia to the west (129th meridian east), South Australia to the south (26th parallel south), and Queensland to the east (138th meridian east).
South Australia shares borders with all of the other mainland states, and with the Northern Territory; it is bordered to the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory, to the north-east by Queensland, to the east by New South Wales, to the south-east by Victoria, and to the south by the Great Australian Bight.

States and territories of Australia

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The Northern Territory (officially the Northern Territory of Australia) (abbreviated NT) is an Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
Two of the three internal territories—the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), which was established to be a neutral site of the federal capital, and the Northern Territory—function almost as states.

Darwin, Northern Territory

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After three failed attempts to establish a settlement (1824–28, 1838–49, and 1864–66), success was achieved in 1869 with the establishment of a settlement at Port Darwin.
Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia, situated on the Timor Sea.

Kakadu National Park

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Today the economy is based on tourism, especially Kakadu National Park in the Top End and the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park (Ayers Rock) in central Australia, and mining.
Kakadu National Park is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia, 171 km southeast of Darwin.

Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park

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Today the economy is based on tourism, especially Kakadu National Park in the Top End and the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park (Ayers Rock) in central Australia, and mining.
Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Alice Springs

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The other major settlements are (in order of size) Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek.
Alice Springs is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Katherine, Northern Territory

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The other major settlements are (in order of size) Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek.
Katherine is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Top End

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Today the economy is based on tourism, especially Kakadu National Park in the Top End and the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park (Ayers Rock) in central Australia, and mining.
The Top End of Australia's Northern Territory is a geographical region encompassing the northernmost section of the Northern Territory, which aside from the Cape York Peninsula is the northernmost part of the Australian continent.

Palmerston, Northern Territory

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The other major settlements are (in order of size) Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek. A railway was built between Palmerston and Pine Creek between 1883 and 1889.
Palmerston is situated near Darwin Harbour and had a population of 33,695 at the 2016 census, making it the second largest city in the sparsely populated Northern Territory.

Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek, Northern TerritoryTennant Creek Power Station
The other major settlements are (in order of size) Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek.
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia.

Gulf of Carpentaria

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To the north, the territory looks out to the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria, including Western New Guinea and other Indonesian islands.
The northern boundary is generally defined as a line from Slade Point, Queensland (the northwestern corner of Cape York Peninsula) in the northeast, to Cape Arnhem, Northern Territory (the easternmost point of Arnhem Land) in the west.

Indigenous Australians

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The archaeological history of the Northern Territory begins over 40,000 years ago when Indigenous Australians settled the region.
Settlements were subsequently established in Tasmania (1803), Victoria (1803), Queensland (1824), the Northern Territory (1824), Western Australia (1826), and South Australia (1836).

Australia

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The Northern Territory (officially the Northern Territory of Australia) (abbreviated NT) is an Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
The Northern Territory was founded in 1911 when it was excised from South Australia.

Pine Creek, Northern Territory

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A railway was built between Palmerston and Pine Creek between 1883 and 1889.
Pine Creek is a small town in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory, Australia.

North Australia

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The land now occupied by the Northern Territory was part of colonial New South Wales from 1825 to 1863, except for a brief time from February to December 1846, when it was part of the short-lived colony of North Australia. For a brief time between 1927 and 1931 the Northern Territory was divided into North Australia and Central Australia at the 20th parallel of South latitude.
North Australia can refer to a short-lived former British colony, a former federal territory of the Commonwealth of Australia, or a proposed state which would replace the current Northern Territory.

Central Australia (territory)

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For a brief time between 1927 and 1931 the Northern Territory was divided into North Australia and Central Australia at the 20th parallel of South latitude.
It was formed from the split of the Northern Territory in 1927 alongside the territory of North Australia; the dividing line between the two was 20 degrees south latitude.

Victoria River Downs Station

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Victoria River Downs was at one time the largest cattle station in the world.
It is located about 102 km south east of Timber Creek and 252 km west of Daly Waters in the Northern Territory.

Wave Hill walk-off

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An important event in this struggle was the strike and walk off by the Gurindji people at Wave Hill Cattle Station in 1966.
Wave Hill walk-off or The Gurindji strike was a walk-off and strike by 200 Gurindji stockmen, house servants and their families in August 1966 at Wave Hill cattle station in Kalkarindji (formerly known as Wave Hill), Northern Territory, Australia.

Bombing of Darwin

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The Bombing of Darwin occurred on 19 February 1942.
In 1942, Darwin – whilst it was the capital of the Northern Territory – was a small town with limited civil and military infrastructure.

129th meridian east

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It shares borders with Western Australia to the west (129th meridian east), South Australia to the south (26th parallel south), and Queensland to the east (138th meridian east).
In Australia, the meridian defines the eastern border of Western Australia, and the western borders of the Northern Territory and South Australia.

List of country subdivisions by area

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The NT covers 1349129 km2, making it the third-largest Australian federal division, and the 11th-largest country subdivision in the world.

Central Land Council

Justice Woodward's first report in July 1973 recommended that a Central Land Council and a Northern Land Council be established to present to him the views of Aboriginal people.
The Central Land Council is an Indigenous Land Council that represents the indigenous people of the southern half of the Northern Territory of Australia, predominantly in land issues.

Northern Land Council

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Justice Woodward's first report in July 1973 recommended that a Central Land Council and a Northern Land Council be established to present to him the views of Aboriginal people.
The Northern Land Council (NLC) is in the Top End of the Northern Territory of Australia.