Alice Springs has a flood mitigation structure. Heavitree Gap. Just …

Comment on Mayor Damien looks into 2017 and beyond by Richard Bentley.

Alice Springs has a flood mitigation structure. Heavitree Gap. Just a pity the town was built in the dam instead of below it.

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Interest booms in solar power investment
Government commitment or not private investment continues to grow. Progress since 2007 can be tracked.
With solar installations becoming more attractive over time there is every indication this growth will continue at or above previous rates.


A bridge too far? A tunnel may be the answer.
There are seven tunnels in the world over 28km long and up to 57km.
So this is clearly possible.
I liked the idea of raising the rail over the road but with a tunnel you could still take the rail higher and bridge it over Bradshaw and other roads south of the gap. Returning the gap to its natural state is well worth considering.


Will gas royalties save the NT? Read the fine print.
Seems that if all the checks and balances are put in place it won’t be worth doing. What a shame!


Fracking OK, but under ‘strict laws’ – Gunner
When the Federal Government have you in a squirrel grip what choice have you? Best hope is that the pace of developments of the alternatives and the cost of developing the resources means not much will happen.


Solar progress at St Philip’s, Ayers Rock Resort
Another step on the road to 100% renewable energy. Go Re_power Alice Springs.


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