Erwin Chlanda

Indoor pool open but cost of fixing it still unclear

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Free splash as indoor pool reopens, but the council is still working out the costs of fixing the popular facility. By ERWIN CHLANDA.


Youth crime, flooding on Glen Auricht’s council agenda

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Aranda-speaking engineer and long-time community volunteer joins race for a seat on the town council. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Steve Brown will not stand




Health, communications and financial stress made it too hard, he says, and he will “observe from the bench”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


It’s all in a weekend’s work for nerds

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In just a weekend, friendly Alice hackers come up with apps that can make life easier. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Ballooning electricity costs: NT could make a difference

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As the Australian gas industry is price gouging to cover export losses, the Territory has the chance of using its licensing powers to bring down domestic prices, says financial analyst Bruce Robertson (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.


UPDATE Aug 1, 11:47am No comment from Minister Vowles.


More youths abscond from Bushmob facility

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Do not approach them, say police, but ring 131 444.


UPDATE 6:40pm: Three arrested.


UPDATE August 1, 11am All four now arrested.


Review, don’t celebrate Pine Gap: Alice peace group

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Base provides support for illegal drone warfare and spies on Australians, writes Jonathan Pilbrow, Alice Springs Peace Action Think Tank convenor and an NT representative on the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network.


RED ALERT: Pine Gap stealth dinner is on tonight!

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Convention Centre in lock-down. Armed police swarms, a drone in the sky. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Drags weekend: Top Fuel team to go for record at 4:30pm

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The star at the controls of the world’s third fastest drag car is a woman who will go for a record attempt in Alice Springs later today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Her machine at the day’s first pass earlier this afternoon. FULL STORY »

Environmentalist stands for Mayor, Councillor

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Safe streets and kids, better town planning, no fracking, developing The Centre as a world class adventure playground and low rates are among the policies for Jimmy Cocking (pictured at the community garden). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.