Erwin Chlanda

Police seek information on rock throwing

There were 11 reports of rock throwing incidents in the CBD between 9pm Thursday and 3am today (Frinday), writes Senior Sergeant Siiri Tennosaar, of the Alice Springs Police.
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Sealing the Outback Way: The mouse that roars.

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The council of Queensland’s Boulia Shire – population about 600 – has its eye on the contract for sealing the Plenty Highway in the Northern Territory between the border and the Stuart Highway. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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The Chief Minister’s motor millions

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The source of the Alice Springs News Online report three days ago about Chief Minister Adam Giles splashing millions on motor sports wasn’t far off the mark.
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Spate of property offences, anti-social behaviour

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Police have received a number of reports about property offences and anti-social behaviour during the Easter Holidays, writes Superintendent Travis Wurst (pictured), of the Alice Springs Police.

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Overpass: $24m white elephant

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Are there more pressing civil works on which $24m of public money could have been be spent rather than the railway overpass nearing completion on the Stuart Highway south of town? The Town Council, the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Central Australia think so. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
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Giles handing out millions to motor sports?

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An aide to Chief Minister Adam Giles will not disclose details of NT Government grants to the drags and speedway clubs in Alice Springs but they are rumored to be sizeable. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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New guide to tracking down the arts of The Centre

 

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27 operators are part of a project which incorporates four separate art trails across Central Australia and the Barkly, writes Adam Giles, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory and Minister for Tourism.

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100 kids on the street in the middle of the night

We stayed until around 3am each morning and noted we never saw a police vehicle or night patrol or youth patrol on any day at any time we were there, writes Russell Bray jnr. FULL STORY »

Youth curfew calls ‘ill-founded and dangerous’

Calls for the introduction of youth curfews in Alice Springs are ill-founded and dangerous, writes Julie Edwards CEO, Jesuit Social Services. FULL STORY »

$5m health teaching facility

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The government will this year construct a $5 million training and teaching facility at the Alice Springs Hospital site, allowing staff to be trained using state-of-the art technology to replicate real emergency situations, writes John Elferink, Minister for Health (pictured).

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