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In Darwin Harbour, high-tech gas extraction vessels fight for space with navy ships, Indigenous supply barges and tourist cruise boats. thinboyfatter/Flickr

The shipping news: the north’s new frontier is a complex place

**Northern futures, northern voices: It seems everyone has ideas about how Australia’s north could be better, but most of those ideas come from the south. This is the last of our weekly series, developed…
Yes, it rains a lot in the north. But it’s also dry a lot. And variability could get worse. Kasi Metcalfe

Politicians have forgotten the ‘dry’ in dry tropics and the change in the climate

**Northern futures, northern voices: It seems everyone has ideas about how Australia’s north could be better, but most of those ideas come from the south. In this six-part weekly series, developed by the…
The diverse rivers of Northern Australia, flat and expansive, support diverse species and are linked by unregulated Wet season flows. Andrew Campbell

Dam it all? River futures in northern Australia

**Northern futures, northern voices: It seems everyone has ideas about how Australia’s north could be better, but most of those ideas come from the south. In this six-part weekly series, developed by the…
Local people want sensible development that is sensitive to the things that make the north unique and valuable. Tom Rayner

We need a smarter debate on developing northern Australia

**Northern futures, northern voices: It seems everyone has ideas about how Australia’s north could be better, but most of those ideas come from the south. In this six-part weekly series, developed by the…
Let’s look at ways to shift some power to northern decision makers. Michael and Daphne Oliver

Northern Australia should have a say in its own future

Northern futures, northern voices: It seems everyone has ideas about how Australia’s north could be better, but most of those ideas come from the south. In this six-part weekly series, developed by the…

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