Tag Archives: Alice Springs

Planning an Aboriginal art centre without Aboriginal people

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Doris Stuart and Harold Furber (pictured), two prominent Arrernte elders, let fly at the members of the Town Council last night, minutes before their sensational condemnation of the NT Government’s “preferred” Anzac Oval site for the Aboriginal art gallery. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Council shoots Anzac precinct gallery down in flames

2589 council 15:10:18 SMTonight’s Town Council meeting passed unanimously a vote against accepting five propositions from Wakefield and Moss, including that council hand over Anzac Oval for the project. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: At tonight’s council meeting (from left) Councillors Catherine Satour, Jimmy Cocking, Matt Paterson and Eli Melky. In the gallery, Doris Stuart (light cardigan) and Harold Furber (with hat). FULL STORY »

Native Title extinguished over Anzac High School site

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Culture Minister Lauren Moss says Native Title has been extinguished over the Anzac Hill precinct – the oval as well as the high school site (pictured) – the government’s “preferred site” for the National Aboriginal Art Gallery. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Alice in thrall of week-long sports extravaganza

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Last night 4000 athletes and crew, locals and from around the nation, strutted their stuff in the Masters Games opening on a beautiful spring evening, suggesting a few more adjectives for the event that could be added to “friendly”: Try crazy, imaginative, cheeky. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Six days in the saddle to tell the story of outback kids

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On a ride from Glen Helen 12 kids and three adults talked with hundreds of tourists in the West MacDonnells about the challenges and the joys of children in the nation’s most remote areas. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. The riders arrived in Alice Springs yesterday. FULL STORY »

Anzac precinct art gallery: Native title issues unresolved

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Lhere Artepe hasn’t been asked to say yes or no to the government’s choice of the Anzac precinct, and there has been no request to “extinguish native title for the purpose of the National Aboriginal Art Gallery.” ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: The approximate location of the government’s “preferred” site for the gallery.

UPDATE Oct 12, 5.20pm FULL STORY »

Alice Springs singer in immigration neverland

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Goodbye to being a target for assassins. Hello Australian immigration bureaucracy for South Sudanese singer and performer Nyapal Lul who now lives in Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Rain: Yesss!

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The first real rain in six months. FULL STORY »

NT the biggest climate change offender

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NT Government downplays the urgency of the situation and the role of government in leading climate action, says ALEC boss Jimmy Cocking (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Government-made dust bowl: What comes next

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“Grassing is planned to coincide with the on-set of the rainy season,” land corporation boss Tony Stubbin (pictured) is told. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »