The government today confirmed, in response to questions from the Alice Springs News Online, that no public announcement had been made about the $500m 99 year lease of the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company before Mr Giles announced the completed deal on October 13 last year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The police controls what facts are used in government statistics about the fight against crime on which the Giles Government stakes its future. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Image from a local Facebook thread.
We’re paying dearly for our pollies whilst they’re giving us the mushroom treatment, about Port Darwin and Landbridge, for example.
There is the potential for more jobs in tourism, energy, mining and the maritime service sector, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles.
Do they get benefits we don’t know about, asks BRUCE FRANCAIS from Katherine.
In 2014/15 the alcohol treatment facility got government grants of $4.5m, made a loss of $233,000.
“There is no proposal to revoke the lease” over the Port of Darwin given by the NT Government for 99 years to the Chinese company, Landbridge, says a Department of Defence spokesperson in reply to questions we put to Defence Minister Marise Payne (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Alice police nab 12.5 kg of cannabis. Man “assisting with enquiries”.
There’s more space in the Desert Knowledge precinct than in the CBD, comments HAL DUELL.