Governments, Aboriginal groups and communities need to combat against women, says John Liddle, of Ingkintja. PHOTO: Mayor Damien Ryan, senior police Danny Bacon and Jamie Chalker, and lawyer Russell Goldflam lead today’s White Ribbon march. FULL STORY »
Traditions from long ago and cutting-edge IT are finding a way of living harmoniously in Alice Springs – or not. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: NBN roll-out starts.
Media keen on the idea, survey of results is under way. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. The image is from a feature in the NT News.
Access to natural wonders or an overpass? And what about the pipeline? By ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »
Land council went off half-cocked with its application to the Federal Government, says Mines Minister Dave Tollner (pictured).
Adam Giles made unsubstantiated claims of divisions among the traditional owners Watarrka (King’s Canyon), writes David Ross (pictured), Director of the Central Land Council.
Caravan park gets 24th award a short while ago. Finke (photo) also a big winner after pumping $6m into the town. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Local catch $10,000 barras: Is this really a tourism promotion by the NT Government, asks ERWIN CHLANDA.
Brolga diners (pictured) last night: Did any challenge spin by Adam Giles?
And the good news is, last year it was $481.80. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The Japanese Inpex project continues to be our saving grace, but after next year, Territorians are asking, what next? The new gas pipeline will apparently not commence construction until 2018 with no guarantee that there will be any gas to put in it, writes Robyn Lambley, Independent Member for Araluen.
South Australian Treasurer may raise the issue in next month’s COAG energy council. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
The gas pipeline from Tennant Creek to Mount Isa has not received any of the required environmental approvals from the NT Environmental Protection Authority nor Environment Minister Greg Hunt, despite the NT Government’s announcement that it will be built, writes Anna Boustead, of the Environment Centre NT. FULL STORY »
Number of cops continues to drop, writes Paul McCue, President of the Northern Territory Police Association.
Where were the Alice Town Council and the Chamber of Commerce when Tennant Creek snaffled the $800m GAS pipeline project? And, is control of fracking all good now? DRAWING: Sketch of a gas compression station similar to the one to be built at Warrego. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Jemena, jointly owned by State Grid Corporation of China and Singapore Power, has been awarded the NT Government’s closely guarded contract to build the gas pipeline.
A gas pipeline, a compression station and a power station upgrade gets a plucky mining town back on the map. Jason Newman addresses a Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Mount Isa in the campaign for the project. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
We’re asking the Education Minister, why the urgency with the Education Bill, writes Tabby Fudge, President Northern Territory Council of Government School Organisations (COGSO).
We need to ensure our police officers are armed with the right resources and tools to deal with ice, no warrants needed for searches,write Ministers Chandler and Elferink.
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Alice locals hold vigil as Imam says terrorists will suffer “punishment in the hereafter”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
More living space likely as land use plan goes beyond current municipal boundaries. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
1 Territory is a centre party that is not driven by the ideology of either the left or the right, writes president Braedon Earley.
Industry body is “absolutely gob-smacked” at proposed assistance to the Top End, through the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund, when South Australia is bordering on becoming a banana republic, writes Phil Sutherland of the Civil Contractors Federation SA.
Industrial areas in land use plan provide for new mining projects. Rare earth company hits the water jackpot, says Gary Nairn, chairman of the NT Planning Commission (pictured).
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory has the largest collection of early Papunya art in the world and they are getting ready to show it, heard opening night crowd of the annual Pintupi show at Papunya Tula Artists in Todd Mall. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »
Development Consent Authority says no. Will Minister say yes? A new application? Photo: Former owner of the rural block Bob Kessing, at its northern end, looking into Emily Valley, 10 years ago. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Long before the term ‘landcare’ was coined in the 1990s, Peter Latz had dedicated himself to doing just that. FULL STORY »
… and in the process shows how to structure human resources in a way Indigenous people find attractive and inspiring, while being commercially sensible. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Feral and uncontrolled cats roam up to 2.5 kilometers, a study by Land for Wildlife in Alice Springs has shown. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Publishing sex offenders’ details on the internet will do no good, and cause significant harm, writes RUSSELL GOLDFLAM, President of the Criminal Lawyers Association.
NT Information Commissioner Brenda Monaghan (pictured) writes she supports the NT Law Society’s concerns about the proposed public sex offender register.
Planning on the long term needs to replace the “a project announcement a day” politics, says Labor’s candidate in Stuart and keen supporter of mountain biking, Scott McConnell (although he’s bringing up the rear in this picture by The Australian). He says he’s “quite concerned about the implication of widespread fracking.” Mr McConnell spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.