Erwin: Wasn’t it Alexander Downer who was negotiating for the …

Comment on TOs seek to block pipeline. Hendo in the gas business. by Craig San Roque.

Erwin: Wasn’t it Alexander Downer who was negotiating for the Federal Government with Timor on setting out the international ocean boundaries so that the oil fields would be available to Australia – not Timor?
Was it not Downer who arranged for the bugging of the Timor negotiations?

Recent Comments by Craig San Roque

Save our trees: reduce Buffel, call 000, collaborate
Thankyou Alice News for this article. I am part of a neighbourhood Land Care group that focusses on the Ankerre Ankerre Coolabah Swamp area. We clear weeds, rubbish, buffel from around the base of larger trees. It is slow work for only 3 people. So far this year no trees in the Coolabah region have gone up in smoke.


Words that everyone who lives here should know!
Thanks for the report Alice News and Ronja. This the best human size and positive grassroots intercultural event to have happened in Alice for years. And years. It shows a way.


They must be joking!
I went to see the rabbit for myself.
Two kids walked past, talking in language.
Then one said to the other in English,
“That’s the bunny court.”

So there we have it – out of the mouth of babes and infants – the local name for the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.


Canberra to hear Arrernte plans for a Living Culture Centre
Clear article, Kieran. Sets out the story. Quiet progress. People doing as they can. No hype. MK Turner, Amelia and the companies of local ladies under that hill.


Farewell, Iain Campbell
Thankyou Alice News for a true and beautiful acknowledgement of Iain’s life and work.


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