Can you live on Groote Eylandt?

Can you live on Groote Eylandt?

There are 480 Indigenous young people aged between five and 18 living on the Groote Archipelago.

Where is Groote Eylandt Australia?

Northern Territory
Groote Eylandt, island off the northeast coast of Northern Territory, Australia. It is the largest island of an archipelago of the same name in the Gulf of Carpentaria, 25 miles (40 km) across Warwick Channel.

Are there crocodiles on Groote Eylandt?

On Groote Eylandt, they keep saltwater crocs for pets. And why not? The Territory’s the only place in the world where you’re allowed to; and dogs and cats have a habit of disappearing round these parts. Head ranger Adrian Hogg is cradling his pet crocodile in his arms like a newborn baby.

Who are the traditional owners of Groote Eylandt?

The Anindilyakwa Aboriginal people are the traditional owners of the Groote Eylandt archipelago region and are referred to by their language name, ‘Anindilyakwa’. The Anindilyakwa have occupied Groote Eylandt for some eight thousand years, and 14 clans live in the archipelago area.

Is Groote Eylandt a dry community?

NB: Groote Eylandt has a very strict alcohol management system and it is against the law to bring alcohol onto the island. Takeaway alcohol cannot be purchased however you will be able to have a drink at one of the clubs. The following centres are managed by the Northern Territory Department of Health and Families.

Can you swim at Groote Eylandt?

A peaceful little beach close to home, you can fish in the river but absolutely no swimming thanks to the saltwater crocodiles.

Can you take alcohol into Arnhem Land?

To purchase take away alcohol in East Arnhem Land you must apply for a liquor permit through Licensing Northern Territory. Permits are issued from the Nhulunbuy Liquor Licensing Office which is located at the Shop 6 19 Westal Street, Nhulunbuy.

What does Groote Eylandt mine?

Located on an island in Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria, Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO), produces high-grade manganese ore.

Can aboriginals buy alcohol in NT?

Generally, takeaway alcohol is not permitted in remote Indigenous communities. In some regions a permit is required to buy alcohol.

How many 4 Litre casks of wine a day can you purchase in Tennant Creek?

You can only buy takeaway alcohol from Monday to Saturday, between 12 noon and 7pm. If you are buying wine, you can only buy up to the following per day between 2pm and 6pm: two litres of cask wine. two 750ml bottles of (non-fortified wine) or.

Are there crocodiles in the sea in Darwin?

Crocodiles. The most dangerous locals of Darwin are the Saltwater Crocodile. These massive reptiles are very strong, sneaky, and sprint through the water, sneaking up on their prey easily.