Erwin Chlanda

Scullion to spend $40m to find out what $1b achieved

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National Audit Office slams the running of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy for which the buck stops with NR Senator Nigel Scullion (pictured), the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs. ERWIN CHLANDA comments.

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Govt taxi levy unfair

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People outside Darwin won’t get ride share but will be slugged with the charge to cover government losses caused by Uber, writes Independent MLA Robyn Lambley (pictured).

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Fight crime, says Opposition Leader undaunted by defeat

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Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured) says the loss has jolted the local CLP branch into action, opening its meeting to outsiders in search of ideas. And the Member for Daly found crime to be the number one concern in The Centre, and is urging that diversion programs such a boot camps get much more funding. He spoke with editor ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Alice mountain biking classic turns 10

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Now one of Australia’s most significant riding destinations, writes race director  John Jacoby.

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NT Government: Where have all the dollars gone?

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The NT Government, per head of population, spends about three times as much as the states and the ACT. Part One of the series on about that F-word – funding – by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Outback lobbies concerned over telephone services

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Transferring telephone voice services in the bush from copper wire to satellite may not be a good idea, writes Teresa Corbin, CEO of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.

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‘Extreme vetting’ and Pine Gap

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Malcolm Turnbull thinks he has a deal but he concedes it’s all up to Donald Trump. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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School zone blitz nabs speedsters

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Driver clocked at 61 in 40 km/h school zone, says police.

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Public acknowledgment a condition for govt funding

p2404 carpark opening 2SMAfter speeches and a sausage sizzle, the Albrecht Oval carpark extension is officially open – but car parking elsewhere in town remains a vexed question. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Youngsters, too, got Oz Day awards

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Leadership starts early for some as they receive recognition on Australia Day. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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