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New CEO for Darwin’s most influential Aboriginal corporation

  Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) is the peak body for the Traditional Owners of the Darwin region and one of the largest not-for-profit employers of Aboriginal people in Darwin. Our organisation plays a vital role in changing the expectations around what it means to be Traditional Owners of the NT’s capital city, and the […]

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New Chair and Deputy

New Larrakia Nation leaders At the recent AGM Richard Fejo announced he wouldn’t renominate for the LNAC Board and would step down as the Chairperson, a role which he’s been in for four years. We are pleased to announce Jerome Cubillo has taken over as the Chairperson and Wayne Kurnorth as Deputy. “Richard has been […]

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LNAC COVID update 

November has been a busy month for our COVID response which was highlighted by mandated COVID vaccinations for people working with vulnerable people. Our programs work with vulnerable people which meant all our staff needed to be fully vaccinated to work with LNAC. We’re pleased to say LNAC is 99% vaccinated. This has been a […]

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Another successful Darwin Harbour Clean Up

Less rubbish collected in this year’s Darwin Harbour Clean Up, which according to Larrakia Land and Sea Ranger, and coordinator of the event Gabrial Millar, is a positive thing. A total of 1669 tonnes of rubbish was collected by 38 volunteers on 13 October which is 300kg less than last year. “I believe it’s because […]

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2021 Annual General Meeting

    ATTENTION MEMBERS: Larrakia Nation 2021 AGM Nov 26 @5:30PM. The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation will be held on Friday 26th November @ 5:30pm at 76 Dickward Drive Coconut Grove (LNAC headquarters).   Agenda Checking the register of members Confirming the minutes of the 2020 annual general meeting Presenting reports: general, financial […]

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App gives culturally appropriate support for tackling anti-social behaviour

An app called the NT Anti-Social Behaviour has been created as a joint initiative between LNAC and the Northern Territory Government to make reporting anti-social behaviour easier in Darwin and Palmerston. Russel Wills was seconded from the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet to LNAC and has been driving the development and rollout of […]

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Our headquarters back in the right hands

  September 6 was a significant day for Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation because we took back ownership of our head office on Dickward Drive. This achievement runs far deeper than bricks and mortar, it signifies a determination to succeed in the face of adversity for the future of Larrakia people. To understand the full picture, […]

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Darwin Harbour Clean-Up

WHAT IS HAPPENING? The 12th annual Darwin Harbour Clean-Up is being held at various locations around Darwin Harbour on Wednesday the 13th of October. As well as removing rubbish from the waters and coastline of the Harbour, the clean-up aims to raise awareness about the effects of rubbish entering our waterways and will encourage everyone to “Bin it […]

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Vaughan Williams has done 13 years with HEAL!

Last Wednesday Vaughan Williams hit an impressive milestone of 13 years of service to Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation with the HEAL program. In a fitting celebration, the usual Wednesday morning HEAL breakfast for people living rough was jazzed up a to include Vaughan’s friends, family, clients, and colleagues with great music, food, cake and presents! […]

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Patrol upped the stakes during recent lockdown

The dust has settled now, but during the recent lockdown in Darwin, life became intense for the Larrakia Nation Patrol teams. Amber Shepherd and Leslie Johns from Day Patrol took the time recently to explain how they coped with being on the front line while trying to help those living rough in Darwin stay safe. […]

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