Erwin Chlanda

Developing the North: Feds pick up Territory proposals

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Money for Tanami Road and Outback Way, Tennant to Mt Isa corridor, plus $130m for Aborigines to finalise all native title claims and negotiate with businesses, writes Chief Minister ADAM GILES (pictured).

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Injured pensioner cops parking ticket

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Fine of $135 blows out to $241 as council engages NT Government debt collection unit. Trevor Shiell (pictured) pays up as fighting it in court would be too costly. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Govt. handouts to miners insult to the environment

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The NT Government makes $850,000 in grants available to mining companies for exploration as it is chopping grants to environmental groups, writes JIMMY COCKING (pictured).

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Beds wanted. Lots of them.

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10,000 people and 1200 trucks will be coming to Alice Springs in late August. Got any spare beds? PHOTO: An historic gem snagged by the National Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs, the first Australian-built truck, a vintage 1910 Caldwell Vale. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Government agencies, Genesee & Wyoming picked Sitzler

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Treasurer Dave Tollner reveals assessment panel and selection criteria for proposed transport hub. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Aboriginals Benefit Account: $15m allocated in NT

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Indigenous communities in the NT will benefit from $15m worth of projects to be funded under the Aboriginals Benefit Account, including $1.2m for Akeyulerre Inc (pictured) in Alice Springs to hold cultural and healing activities.

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Doubts mount about proposed transport hub

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The transport hub and business centre in Whittaker Street – it just won’t happen, says florist Kate Ryan (pictured). SOPHIE THIRKELL reports.

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‘Scrapping’ seat would sell out regions: Lambley

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MLA for Araluen Robyn Lambley (pictured) says losing a seat in Central Australia would be “failing Territorians” and be contrary to the CLP’s pledge at the last election to give a voice to the people in the bush. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Holiday in the Snowy Mountains? Nope. This is Alice Springs.

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A 10 minute hailstorm dumped masses of ice on the western part of the Ilparpa suburb at about 3:45pm today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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New commercial centre: which parts do we need?

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Transport hub with “wow factor” welcome, but 17% empty commercial premises in town raise questions, says chamber. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
See UPDATE June 12 at 6:37pm.

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