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Robert Gosford

Likes birds and people, not necessarily in that order.

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Willie "Po' Monkey" Seaberry - a Delta life lived large

Bob GosfordJul 16, 2016

Clearly built without the aid of an architect, Po' Monkey's Lounge crazy structure sat in the middle of a cotton field — a mile and a half off Highway 61.

Rayella and the Australian Opera Chamber Orchestra, Tennant Creek 1 July 2016

Rayella and the Australian Opera Chamber Orchestra, Tennant Creek 1 July 2016

Bob GosfordJul 1, 2016

Tool use in birds - on fishing Herons and Black Kites

Tool use in birds - on fishing Herons and Black Kites

Bob GosfordJun 26, 2016

"We think it is incredible this bird thought out the whole operation from catching a crab to converting into a bigger prey of a fish--and resisted the temptation to just eat the crab," Suzanne Hills and Chris Cromey.

Kenbi Land Claim handback, 21 June 2016. Speech by NLC CEO Joe Morrison.

Kenbi Land Claim handback, 21 June 2016. Speech by NLC CEO Joe Morrison.

Bob GosfordJun 21, 2016

Joe Morrison: "I want to take you on a short journey through the last four decades of the story of the Kenbi land claim. It’s been a tumultuous journey, so buckle up and come along for a bumpy ride through a long and tortuous history."

Unholy alliances:  The conservative forces at play against land rights: 1967-1976

Unholy alliances: The conservative forces at play against land rights: 1967-1976

Bob GosfordJun 20, 2016

Northern Territory Attorney General John Elferink: Land rights, he said, had become a “wall of imprisonment” blocking Aborigines from participating in northern development.

The Kenbi Land Claim explained - who gets what

Bob GosfordJun 20, 2016

The details of the settlement of Australia's longest-running Aboriginal land claim are contained in this article that was first published in the April 2016 edition of Land Rights News, produced by the Northern Land Council.

The battle for Cox Peninsula - the Kenbi Land Claim 1975 - 2016

Bob GosfordJun 20, 2016

In December 1978, just a few short months after the grant of (limited) self-government for the NT, the conservative CLP government promulgated the Town Planning Regulations, subsequently held to be invalid as made for an improper purpose, under the Town Planning Act (TPA) These regulations stated that large areas of land (including submerged lands in Darwin Harbour) surrounding Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek, and Alice Springs were to be treated as if part of a town.

The rise and rapid fall of Minister Nathan Barrett

The rise and rapid fall of Minister Nathan Barrett

Bob GosfordJun 14, 2016

By early Saturday afternoon Nathan Barrett was gone from the NT Cabinet, a "horrified" Chief Minister Adam Giles telling the media that Barrett "had to go."

Save Darwin Festival!

Save Darwin Festival!

Bob GosfordJun 8, 20165 Comments

Darwin is a small place. If an independent Darwin Festival doesn’t survive, it’s going to get much, much smaller.

"Soft as, bruss!" Tony Jones flogs Adam Giles with a feather

Bob GosfordJun 2, 2016

Giles can win this election, even with the odds stacked against him. Incumbency and being cashed-up will help with that but, with most of his senior list retiring he'll be hard pressed to put together a quality team if he does win, and the NT's economy is set to all-but-collapse in the next 12 months.

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