Latest Northern Territory News

Darwin in a lab: Coral evolution tweaked for global warming

Dec. 09, 2021 19:09 PM EST

COCONUT ISLAND, Hawaii (AP) — On a moonless summer night in Hawaii, krill, fish and crabs swirl through a beam of light as two researchers peer into the water above a vibrant reef. Minutes later, like clockwork, they see eggs and sperm from spawning coral drifting past their boat....

Famed Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

Nov. 29, 2021 09:50 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday. He was 68 years old. Gulpilil found his widest audiences with his roles in the 1986 hit film “Crocodile Dundee” and...

Australia delays relaxing border, 5th omicron case reported

Nov. 29, 2021 07:24 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities announced on Monday that they would delay plans to relax border restrictions by at least two weeks, as the country reported its fifth case of the omicron COVID-19 variant. New South Wales state authorities reported on...

Australia court rejects police defense in Indigenous killing

Nov. 09, 2021 21:00 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court ruled on Wednesday that a police officer cannot use his law enforcement job as a defense against a charge of murdering an Indigenous man. The seven High Court judges unanimously agreed that Constable Zachary Rolfe...