Towards Zero campaign

Towards Zero pedestrian deaths

Larrakia Nation and the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics through their Towards Zero campaign are working together to try and bring pedestrians fatalities to zero.

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Return to Country

Happy 20th birthday to our Return to Country program

On this day back in December 2002 Larrakia Nation started a program to help people stuck in Darwin return to their country. Aptly named Return to Country, this program remains one of Larrakia Nation’s most important and oldest services. Opened by the late John Ahkit, Minister for Community Development on the 9th of December 2002, […]

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2022 Christmas pageant

Why it was right for Larrakia Nation to lead the Christmas pageant

Why it was right for Larrakia Nation to lead the Christmas pageant The turn out to watch the Christmas pageant last week was impressive for a new public event. Fifty floats representing organisations, businesses, schools and churches weaved slowly along the Esplanade and Knuckey Street spreading well wishes of Christmas to the crowds. Up the […]

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Rotumah and LNAC board

Michael signs 3 year CEO contract

It was smiles all round as the Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation Board announced that acting CEO Michael Rotumah had been officially appointed to a three-year contract. Michael started acting as CEO for six months in December 2021 after being approached by the Board Chairman, Jerome Cubillo. “The Board made it clear from the outset that […]

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Larrakia Nation Land and Sea Rangers

Larrakia Rangers know their worth

A recent collaboration between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Larrakia Land and Sea Rangers has triggered a positive change in the how our rangers work with researchers. “This collaboration set the benchmark for future collaborations with Larrakia Rangers and researchers” said Ranger Manager Ben Smith. The success is because the project was designed with two-way […]

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Richie Fejo Honorary Doctorate

Congratulations Richie Fejo!

In May this year, Richie Fejo was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Flinders University to acknowledge his work in cross-cultural education and improving outcomes for Aboriginal people. A doctorate is the highest tertiary achievement possible, and Honorary Doctorates are given to an outstanding person who provides significant contribution to their community and to the university. […]

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Girls Step Up

Girls Step Up

The Girls Step Up program The longer teenage girls stay in school, the better life choices they make. This is the thinking behind the ‘Girls Step Up’ program run by The Smith Family in Darwin which is designed to offer girls in year 9 the chance to meet and get to know strong, deadly women […]

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Tackling the big problem of youth homelessness

Youth homelessness the worst in the country Last week was the annual Couch Surfing Day. It’s an awesome day where teams of deadly young people race their couches around Civic Park in Darwin. What isn’t so awesome is that on any given night thousands of young people in the NT don’t know where they are […]

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Star supporters of Larrakia Aged Care

  Star supporters of Larrakia Aged Care  As one of the largest Aged Care providers in the NT, Larrakia Nation is always looking for support from the wider community to help cover costs of our social groups. Time and time again there are a core group of people who offer their time and resources to […]

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Larrakia Nation partners with YMCA to provide culturally aware support for youth

  Welcome aboard William Hewitt – Cultural Coordinator Late last year William Hewitt was recruited to cultural coordinator role through our Palmerston Family and Cultural Centre, and now spends four days a week at YMCA in Palmerston. “Being at the centre means I can create a bond with the youth” said William who knew a […]

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50 year Anniversary Larrakia Petition #1

50 years since the Larrakia flag was raised and Larrakia Petition signed

The Larrakia Petition is one of the most important documents for land rights in the 1970s. We have an event on Friday at 10am at State Square Park to commemorate 50 years since the signing of the petition. Please come along and support dialogue about the past and future of Larrakia.   In 1971 Bobby […]

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Delivering masks for our members

    For the last few weeks Larrakia Nation staff have been delivering masks to our members. Have you got yours yet? To keep our Larrakia members safe, we’ve been dropping off a 50 pack of masks to all members in Darwin and Palmerston because the mask mandate isn’t going to end anytime soon and […]

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