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Yingiya Mark Guyula
YINGIYA MARK GUYULA is an Australian politician. He is an independent member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
, and was elected at the 2016 Territory election , where he narrowly defeated the Labor member for Nhulunbuy and Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Lynne Walker . Guyula was born and raised in Mirrngadja , and went to school at Galiwinku. His people are the Liya-dhälinymirr Djambarrpuyŋu of Arnhem Land
Arnhem Land
. He worked in aviation as an aircraft mechanic, and gained his private pilot licence. He also worked as a senior lecturer at Charles Darwin University
Charles Darwin University
in its Yolŋu Studies program. Guyula is an elder and spokesperson of the Yolŋu Nations Assembly, which endorsed his candidacy for the 2016 election
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Country Liberal Party
The COUNTRY LIBERALS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) (abbreviated as Country Liberals (NT) and formerly known as the Northern Territory
Northern Territory
Country Liberal Party) is a conservative political party in Australia founded in 1974, which operates in the Northern Territory
Northern Territory
. The CLP first fielded candidates at the 1975 federal election , winning one seat in the Senate and the non-voting seat in the House of Representatives. Since 1979, the CLP has been formally affiliated with both the federal Liberal Party of Australia
Liberal Party of Australia
and the National Party of Australia
Australia
(previously the Country Party and National Country Party). The Liberal Party, National Party, Liberal National Party of Queensland , and CLP form the Coalition of Australian centre-right parties, with the CLP alone contesting seats for the Coalition in the Northern Territory
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Constitution Of Australia
The CONSTITUTION OF AUSTRALIA is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
operates, including its relationship to the States of Australia
Australia
. It consists of several documents. The most important is the CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, which is referred to as the "Constitution" in the remainder of this article. The Constitution
Constitution
was approved in a series of referendums held over 1898–1900 by the people of the Australian colonies , and the approved draft was enacted as a section of the COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT 1900 (Imp), an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
. The Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
Constitution
Constitution
Act 1900 (Imp) became law on 9 July 1900, and entered into force on 1 January 1901
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Court Of Disputed Returns
The COURT OF DISPUTED RETURNS is a court , or a tribunal , or some other body that determines disputes about elections in some common law countries. Sometimes the court may be known by another name, such as the Court
Court
of Disputed Elections. In countries that derive their legal tradition from the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, the legal tradition is that Parliament
Parliament
is the supreme law-making body in the country. That same tradition mandates that as Parliament
Parliament
is sovereign, it alone has authority and jurisdiction to determine who and how a person can be elected to Parliament. Implicit in that authority is the jurisdiction to determine whether a person has been validly elected. This is commonly known as a "disputed return" and which gives the court its name
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Parliamentary Privilege
PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGE is a legal immunity enjoyed by members of certain legislatures , in which legislators are granted protection against civil or criminal liability for actions done or statements made in the course of their legislative duties. It is common in countries whose constitutions are based on the Westminster system . A similar mechanism is known as parliamentary immunity . CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 UK House of Commons * 2.1 Parliamentary papers * 2.2 Select committees * 3 In Canada * 4 In Australia * 5 In South Africa * 6 Management of employees * 7 Leading cases * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links ORIGINSIn the United Kingdom, it allows members of the House of Lords and House of Commons to speak freely during ordinary parliamentary proceedings without fear of legal action on the grounds of slander , contempt of court or breaching the Official Secrets Act
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NITV
NATIONAL INDIGENOUS TELEVISION (NITV) is an Australian television channel that broadcasts programming produced primarily by indigenous peoples of Australia . It was initially only carried by cable and satellite providers, along with some limited over-the-air transmissions in certain remote areas. However, in 2010, the Australian Government commissioned a wide-ranging review of its investment in the Indigenous broadcasting and media sector. The review was headed up by retired senior public servant Neville Stevens with the assistance of Expert Panel members Laurie Patton and Kerrynne Liddle. The review recommended that NITV continue to receive government funding only on the basis that it was re-structured. Subsequently, Communications Minister Senator Stephen Conroy invited NITV to enter in negotiations with the Special Broadcasting Service to access one of that network's unused digital terrestrial channels
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Hansard
HANSARD is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries. It is named after Thomas Curson Hansard (1776–1833), a London printer and publisher, who was the first official printer to the parliament at Westminster. CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 In the United Kingdom * 3 Canada * 3.1 House of Commons * 3.2 Translation * 3.3 Nova Scotia * 3.4 Newfoundland * 3.5 British Columbia * 3.6 Ontario * 4 Australia * 5 New Zealand * 6 European Parliament
European Parliament
* 7 List of assemblies using the system * 8 See also * 9 External links * 10 References ORIGINSThough the history of the Hansard
Hansard
began in the British parliament, each of Britain's colonies developed a separate and distinctive history. Before 1771, the British Parliament had long been a highly secretive body
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Arnhem Land
ARNHEM LAND is one of the five regions of the Northern Territory
Northern Territory
of Australia
Australia
. It is located in the north-eastern corner of the territory and is around 500 km (310 mi) from the territory capital Darwin . The region has an area of 97,000 km2 (37,000 sq mi), which also covers the area of Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park
, and a population of 16,230. In 1623, Dutch East India Company
Dutch East India Company
captain William van Colster sailed into the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape Arnhem
Arnhem
is named after his ship, the Arnhem, which itself was named after the city of Arnhem
Arnhem
in the Netherlands
Netherlands
. The area covers about 34,000 km2 and has an estimated population of 16,000, of whom 12,000 are Yolngu
Yolngu
, the traditional owners
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Charles Darwin University
Innovative Research Universities ASAIHL WEBSITE www.cdu.edu.auCHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY (CDU) is an Australian public university with about 22,083 students as of 2011. It was established in 2003 after the merger of Northern Territory
Northern Territory
University (NTU) of Darwin with the Menzies School of Health Research and Centralian College of Alice Springs , and it was named after Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
, the celebrated English naturalist. It is a member of the group of seven Innovative Research Universities in Australia. CDU has campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina , the city of Palmerston , and the towns of Alice Springs
Alice Springs
, Katherine and Nhulunbuy , with smaller training centres in Jabiru , Tennant Creek and Yulara . A new waterfront campus opened in 2015 in the Darwin CBD which contains the business school
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Australian Labor Party
The AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY (ALP, also LABOR, was LABOUR before 1912) is a political party in Australia
Australia
. The party has been in opposition at the federal level since the 2013 election . Bill Shorten
Bill Shorten
has been the party's federal parliamentary leader since 13 October 2013. The party is a federal party with branches in each state and territory . Labor is in government in the states of Victoria , Queensland
Queensland
, Western Australia
Western Australia
, South Australia
South Australia
, and in both the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory
Northern Territory
. The party competes against the Liberal /National Coalition for political office at the federal and state (and sometimes local ) levels
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Mirrngadja, Northern Territory
MIRRNGADJA is a village in north-eastern Arnhem Land , in the Top End of the Northern Territory of Australia . It lies south-east of, and close to, the Arafura Swamp and the Arafura Jungles . REFERENCESCoordinates : 12°39′S 135°11′E / 12.650°S 135.183°E / -12.650; 135.183 This Northern Territory geography article is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Independent Politician
An INDEPENDENT or NONPARTISAN POLITICIAN is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party . There are numerous reasons why someone may stand for office as an independent. * Independents may support policies which are different from those of the major political parties. * In some parts of the world electors may have a tradition of electing independents, so standing for a political party is a disadvantage. * In some countries (including Russia
Russia
) a political party can only be registered if it has a large number of members in more than one region, but in certain regions only a minority of electors support the major parties. * In some countries (including Kuwait
Kuwait
), political parties are unlawful and all candidates thus stand as independents
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Incumbent
The INCUMBENT is the current holder of a political office . This term is usually used in reference to elections , in which races can often be defined as being between an incumbent and non-incumbent(s). For example, in the Hungarian presidential election, 2017
Hungarian presidential election, 2017
, János Áder was the incumbent, because he had been the president in the term before the term for which the election sought to determine the president
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Dale Wakefield
DALE SUZANNE WAKEFIELD is an Australian politician. She has been a Labor member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly since 2016, representing the electorate of Braitling , defeating former Chief Minister Adam Giles in a major upset. EARLY LIFE AND CAREERWakefield was born in Melbourne. She obtained a degree in social work from Latrobe and Monash University. After working in road trauma rehabilitation, Wakefield moved to Alice Springs in 2004.She has been a member of the Alice Springs Health Governing Council and was Chairwoman and Board member of Central Australian Women's Legal Service. Before entering politics, she ran the Alice Springs Women's Shelter for eight years. She was a NT finalist for the 2015 Telstra Business Women Awards. POLITICSWakefield stood against Chief Minister Adam Giles in the 2016 election , in the south Alice Springs seat of Braitling
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Ken Vowles
KENNETH EDWARD "KEN" VOWLES (born 29 September 1971) is an Australian politician and former cricketer from the Northern Territory . Born in Darwin , Vowles attended the Australian Cricket Academy on a scholarship from 1989 to 1990, during which time he toured internationally with the Australian Under-19 team . As an Under-19 player, Vowles held the record for the fastest century scored at the Melbourne Cricket Ground until the record was broken by Viv Richards . In 2008, Vowles contested the seat of Blain as an Australian Labor Party candidate at that year's Territory general election , although he was defeated by Terry Mills , then future Chief Minister
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