Erwin Chlanda

Flowers to brighten up a rainy day

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The annual flower exhibition will open at the Residency this afternoon.  ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Gunner on fracking: Change of words or heart?

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Five words are at the centre of a row between the environmentalist sector and the new Chief Minister. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Lambley calls for action on palliative care hospice

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The government needs to honour its commitment on palliative care hospice in Alice, writes ROBYN LAMBLEY (pictured).

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Gunner ‘backflipped’ on fracking moratorium

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The anti-fracking lobby, which has played a major role in the NT election campaign, is outraged over what new Chief Minister Michael Gunner has announced this morning about the moratorium that was a cornerstone of his policies. ALEC spokeswoman Nicole Pietsch (pictured) has joined the Lock the Gate Alliance in an attack on the new Chief Minister.

 

UPDATE 4:50pm

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More rain doubles average winter falls

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Some roads may be cut. PHOTO courtesy HANS THOLSTRUP: Low clouds sit on top of the Olgas.

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Search for six months old boy

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Police want to speak with two teenagers who were seen in a maroon coloured vehicle.

 

UPDATE: The baby has been found.

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Peace President Obama dispatcher of drones killing innocents

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Unmanned warplanes will be the focus of protests and convention talks in Alice Springs as participants call Pine Gap staff “polite murderous citizens” and demand closure of the base. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Wakefield in inner cabinet. Paech, McConnell assistant ministers.

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Chief Minister Michael Gunner (pictured), in the announcement of his team, has apparently re-named the national indigenous art and culture centre in Alice Springs to which both major parties gave much attention in the campaign. It is now called  “Iconic Indigenous Art Gallery”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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We need to bring trust back to government: Dale Wakefield

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“I am not afraid of full and frank public discussion,” says the new Member for Braitling (pictured with Federal Member Warren Snowdon). “That’s how we get to good outcomes, to be brave enough to have these difficult conversations.” She spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Facts about street kids made public

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Youth Parol statistics reveal the extent of a problem. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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