Bill Passes to Give Back Territory Rights

NT Government

1 December 2022

The Restoring Territory Rights Bill 2022 has passed in the Federal Parliament.

Territorians know what is best for the Northern Territory – not politicians in Canberra.

This bill restores Territorian’s rights to make decisions that better their lives and our community.

Quotes from Chief Minister, Natasha Fyles:

“The passing of the Restoring Territory Rights Bill in the Federal Parliament is a win for democracy and for all Territorians.

“Territorians deserve the same rights as every other Australia. Today we have made a positive step forward on deciding what is best for ourselves”

Quotes from Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Chansey Paech:

“Today is a momentous day for the Territory.

“The passing of the Territory Rights Bill will now allow important conversations – which have been previously blocked by Federal policy – to take place. “

Northern Territory Government

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