Tag Archives: Alice Springs

Much less drunken violence an early Christmas present

 

 

Domestic Violence presentations to theEmergency Department are down a massive 87%, which is the largest impact on this major problem we have seen, writes PAAC’s Dr John Boffa. FULL STORY »

Not us and them. Just us, says Cr Melky.

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The town has a new slogan and a new group, both called “Safe Alice Springs”. It is taking the problem “to the people, where the power is”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Former gallery advisor scathing about its planners

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“I just don’t feel the people on this project know what they are doing,” says Michael Lynch (pictured) a veteran arts administrator and CEO of major cultural institutions in Australia, the UK and Hong Kong. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Change at the helm of the Central Land Council

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A senior Federal public servant, Joe Martin-Jard (pictured) will become the chief executive officer of the Central Land Council. FULL STORY »

Happy Birthday, Auntie, and good luck for the next 70.

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The lady helping to bring Alice to its people and the world has turned 70. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Local ABC Chief of Staff Rick Hind with the birthday cake. At left, taking a photo, is Ren Kelly, who has a long-time connection with Radio 8HA / SUN FM. Stewart Brash is in the centre, broadcasting live. Dave Crowe provided music for the birthday party. FULL STORY »

Young man charged with attempted murder, girl with robbery

Alleged crimes in a remote community, and in the suburb of Sadadeen. FULL STORY »

No cops, no clinics

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The withdrawal of police from bush communities is leading to the closure of health clinics because they cannot comply with occupational health and safety laws, says AMSANT. Remote Haasts Bluff is one of the areas affected (Google Earth photo). FULL STORY »

Three girls 13 and younger in police pursuit

They got the car keys by unlawfully entering a house, police allege. FULL STORY »

Mayoral temper flares over accountability

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Should councillors’ assets remain secret? The council thinks so. Yet the assets of Federal Parliamentarians are online for all to see. Damien Ryan (pictured) claims his income has been misrepresented. He also speaks with ERWIN CHLANDA about flood mitigation, the gallery, and the council’s apparently limited aspirations to be heard by the NT Government. FULL STORY »

November rain double the average already

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And more to come. The good news is that many of the waterholes are full, including this one in the Todd, just upstream from the Telegraph Station. FULL STORY »