Erwin Chlanda

Traumatic trip shows need for palliative care hospice

It was promised for Alice, and the government had allocated funds last year, write Kate Podger and Thijl Duvekot. FULL STORY »

Increase in summer crime, some by a lot

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Steep rise in summer crime, police figures show, especially car thefts and property offences. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Buy local? Government, council not getting it right.

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The netball stadium construction schedule was too tight for local firms to get a major part of the contract. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Chief Minister Adam Giles (centre) at the “photo opportunity”.

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Town library responds to data safety fears

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New global service provider will provide new services, says manager. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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New power station: The other side of the $75m coin.

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“Our great pressure is cost of generation, not greenhouse emissions,” says Treasurer Dave Tollner, supporting his stance with facts and numbers still short in supply on the other side of the debate. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA. Photo: Austrian-built Jenbacher piston engines built for gas similar to the ones to be installed in the new power station.

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‘Federal tribunal penalises small truckies’

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Territory owner operators hit out at the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal which may be abolished under legislation to be introduced into the Australian Parliament next week. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Fracking to be independently monitored: Minister

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Internationally renowned expert in energy law, Dr Tina Hunter, first engaged as an advisor by Labor, has found the NT’s petroleum regulations to be a major step forward, but detailed guidelines still need to be out in place, writes David Tollner (pictured), Minister for Mines and Energy.

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Alice Springs native title body in turmoil again

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A plan commissioned by the group wants a slice of town council rates, control the proposed Indigenous cultural centre, charge the Power Water Corporation 5% of the value for works in Alice Springs and have ownership of public housing transferred to its tenants. EXCLUSIVE report by ERWIN CHLANDA. Photo: Ken Lechleitner, the author of the plan.

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Town camp review to have broad scope

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Leases, infrastructure, service delivery, housing and legislation to come under the microscope, says Housing Minister Bess Price, pictured at Little Sisters’ camp with Baden Williams this morning. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Advocate editor joins Giles staff

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The next move in the relationship of the American-owned newspaper with the NT Government. PHOTO: Mr Giles (centre, with candidate Steve Brown) on the front page after tipping off the Advocate ahead of other media about the power station project. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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