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2012

Issue 10

Thursday March 8, 2012

Top End cash for containers depots close doors. By

Sporting identity lashes out at real estate figure over boycott of children’s charity.. By

Progress with Bunnings warehouse. By

Solar-powered butterflies and robo-bees. By

Wanted: big fresh tourism ideas. By

Police seek public assistance after girl, 15, attacked, woman found dead. By

Alice Springs News loses defamation case. By

How the new counting system may give us a more diverse town council. By

Big field for local government elections in Alice, candidates short in the bush. By

Do-it-yourself rescue of battling outback town. By

Issue 11

March 15, 2012

Rotary scholarship to future doctor in Centre. By

Bedlam in the eye of the beholder. By

Mayoral debate cancelled. By

Native title group Lhere Artepe: bombshell briefing note – and fresh hope. By

Melanka project not quite hot to trot. By

Besieged businessman stands for zero tolerance but also calls for more ‘joy and laughter’. By

Last meeting of 11th Council descends into chaos. By

Alice Springs News defamation case needs to be put into context, says prominent author. By

Horror week of violence puts law and order centre stage in council election campaign. By

How can we all be winners?. By

Issue 12

March 31, 2012

Same car, two crimes: cooking pot alleged weapon. By

An end to conservative blocks in Town Council?. By

For the leaves of the family tree. By

The Devil’s Big Day Out. By

LETTERS: How to fix the footpaths. AND: How many more children with foetal alcohol syndrome will be born?. By

Leaked letter casts light on town council pool fiasco. By

Salt mine a great opportunity for Titjikala?. By

Labor’s Vince Jeisman backs Mayor Ryan. By

Mayor’s challengers take shots at one another. By

Former Mayor remembers when it was time to say: no more, calm down!. By

Issue 13

March 29, 2012

Ryan re-elected Mayor, Brown heads councillor line-up. By

Council poll: Law & order candidates and alcohol restriction opponents top councillor poll, could threaten Mayor. By

Night out on the town, and living to tell the tale. By

We need public-friendly public places. By

Is the town over all the talk?. By

Nose-diving CBD: it happened on the 11th Council’s watch. By

The Minister for Football. By

Memo Club suspends trading, goes into voluntary administration. Town & Country to close tomorrow.. By

Issue 14

April 5, 2012

Conroy’s NBN rollout timetable is a guessing game. By

$4m to expand services for seniors as Frontier turns 100. By

Funding announcements flow for ‘Stronger Futures’ in Aboriginal communities. By

Port Augusta’s Mayor: When softly-softly diplomacy isn’t enough to get a town out of the morass. By

NT’s grog policy focus remains on public drinkers and drunk offenders. By

Issue 15

April 12, 2012

Hit and run: two people charged. By

BREAKING NEWS: Heenan elected Deputy Mayor. By

Protecting our points of difference. By

Fireworks expected over Deputy Mayor position. By

Elders back in charge at Lhere Artepe: Re-confirmed chairman. By

Two killed in fiery car crash. By

Paintings and poems take you by the hand into this country. By

Winds to stoke the fire of who you are. By

‘Good men, like the good eagles, bring the meat home’. By

We’ve seen tough mayoral battles before!. By

Issue 16

April 19, 2012

Hardware giant gives vote of faith in Alice. By

Treasures of our past and present. By

Five medivaced to Adelaide after four road crashes. By

Alice Springs music students to play at BASSINTHEGRASS. By

Sid Anderson returned as president of MacDonnell Shire. By

Vast geographic scale dwarfs shire budgets. By

Desert Knowledge CRC camel cull ‘next pink batts debacle’. By

Bringing the past to life: Mrs Muldoon reminisces about life inside the old Alice Springs Gaol. By

Alice Springs’ ebbing iconic charisma. By

Victory for the tiny desert community that sparked NT-wide reform. By

Issue 17

April 26, 2012

Female tourists sleeping in car alleged to have been sexually assaulted: all three suspects now charged, rifle still not recovered.. By

Council debate happening in closed meetings. By

A quarter of tiny works Budget goes to expand gaol. By

Three day trek on foot to reach art centre: revise your definition of ‘remote’!. By

Kids enemy No 1 in law & order debate – or the main victims?. By

The Y withdraws from town pool management. By

Dollars for the bush in NT budget. By

Three new businesses in three weeks. By

It’s an A for 400 self-drivers to The Alice. By

Shire vacancies set to be filled. By

Issue 18

May 3, 2012

Courtroom Two: the day after the long weekend before. By

Salvos find not just the usual suspects are in trouble. By

SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE, FURTHER UPDATE: Youth in court should not have been in Alice Springs at time of alleged offending.. By

Bangtail Muster shows Alice Springs community is vibrant and very well. By

Alice Prize: unpackers pick their winner. By

Juvenile in court on two charges of sexual intercourse without consent. By

Chamber flicks arts & cultural centre project to underachiever Tourism NT. By

The perspective of one year. By

Alice Prize: what will catch the eye of the unpackers?. By

Old Hartley Street School looking safe for next decade. By

Issue 19

May 10, 2012

Namatjira: for the man and now the project art was a catalyst for change. By

Sweetness and light in council meeting as factions keep truce. By

Town council grapples with Falconio poster: Author hits out at Mayor Ryan. By

A car wreck’s tale of bureaucratic incompetence. By

Alice Springs News Online: your marketplace for opinions. By

Last of the nomads wins prize with ‘sublime’ 21st Century painting. By

What future for the Aboriginal art economy?. By

Grog stats may be useless as they do not include online and mail orders. By

What’s your poison?. By

Courtroom Two: the day after the long weekend before. By

Issue 20

April 19, 2012

Shires fill final vacancies. By

Alleged grog running cabbie may lose car; passenger who bought grog fined $120.. By

Councillor pursues plan to scrutinise performance of government agencies, NGOs. By

Two packed houses get shot in the arm from the play, Namatjira. By

The cockies are back!. By

Oops, he’s gone again. By

Centrelink holds key to alcohol and crime mayhem but gets no seat at the Police Commissioner’s round table. By

Liam Jurrah on four more assault charges. By

Liberating work in the wide open spaces. By

Namatjira: for the man and now the project art was a catalyst for change. By

Issue 21

May 24, 2012

‘Out of date’ and ‘unpopular’ books go as library prepares for a facelift. By

The elusive ‘Port Augusta model’. By

After years of under-achieving, tourism promoters say they are getting cracking. By

Nature delivers what tourists want: the numbers. By

Another Hermannsburg hero acknowledged. By

Do these two people live in the same country?. By

Backpackers: beauty of country trumps fear for safety. By

Watercolour artists make the country sing. By

A glimpse of what it’s like living on a handful of rice. By

The many lives of stuff in Alice Springs. By

Issue 22

May 31, 2012

Tourism promoters sit on their hands as Alice feeds Venus transit images to the world. By

Resources boom opportunities for Aboriginal workforce. By

Sharona’s world of work. By

Artist’s meditation on the East MacDonnells. By

When heating takes more than the flick of a switch. By

‘Out of date’ and ‘unpopular’ books go as library prepares for a facelift. By

The elusive ‘Port Augusta model’. By

After years of under-achieving, tourism promoters say they are getting cracking. By

Nature delivers what tourists want: the numbers. By

Another Hermannsburg hero acknowledged. By

Issue 23

June 7, 2012

Shires: either revenue must go up or expectations, down. By

It’s official, the dingo did take and kill Azaria Chamberlain: Coroner. By

Mid-field placing for Chinese racers, and big win for Alice. By

A powerhouse of endeavour with a very human face. By

The Magic Roundabout of Alice in Blunderland. By

Move for town council to manage the aquatic centre. By

From ‘roo tail and damper to fine art and short films. By

Angela Pamela u-mine core message in Greatorex campaign?. By

Tourism promoters sit on their hands as Alice feeds Venus transit images to the world. By

Resources boom opportunities for Aboriginal workforce. By

Issue 24

June 14, 2012

Painting the deep patterns of life. By

Congress board members appoint their own successors – stonewalling has started. By

Shock report into Congress health service. By

Pay dispute with Robert de Castella: Alice runner John Bell raises new issues.. By

Send in the taskforce: councillor. By

Local Labor always opposed u-mine at Angela Pamela: Araluen ALP candidate Adam Findlay. By

Native Title to become national path to indigenous land acquisition?. By

Shires: either revenue must go up or expectations, down. By

It’s official, the dingo did take and kill Azaria Chamberlain: Coroner. By

Mid-field placing for Chinese racers, and big win for Alice. By

Issue 25

June 21, 2012

Briscoe inquest: Alcohol’s ‘flotsam and jetsam’ forever a burden on police?. By

Massive fuel price savings not passed on to Alice motorists. By

Council gets the drum on community harmony, Port Augusta style. By

Donna Ah Chee acting CEO of Congress as board seems headed for the chop. By

From rags to wearable riches. By

Henbury carbon farm: more than watching the grass grow. By

Tangentyere ‘cell visitors scheme’ may have prevented death. By

Overseas trips with no report back to Congress – allegation. By

Painting the deep patterns of life. By

Congress board members appoint their own successors – stonewalling has started. By

Issue 26

June 28, 2012

Council landfill tenders soon. By

Desert Knowledge heading for desert wisdom?. By

Pool contract awarded. By

What a week!. By

Doing a better job of managing a shoe-string budget. By

Briscoe inquest: Alcohol’s ‘flotsam and jetsam’ forever a burden on police?. By

Massive fuel price savings not passed on to Alice motorists. By

Council gets the drum on community harmony, Port Augusta style. By

Donna Ah Chee acting CEO of Congress as board seems headed for the chop. By

From rags to wearable riches. By

Issue 27

July 5, 2012

All household garbage south of Tennant Creek to be dumped in Alice Springs. By

Three arrested in town camp drug raid. By

Questions about Snowdon as Congress CEO quits. By

Our very own two speed economy. By

What a week!. By

Brrrr!. By

A heifer called Camel stars at the 53rd Alice Show as cattle sales bring good prices. By

Labor candidate in Braitling puts community harmony at top of agenda. By

$20m gated community proposed for Pine Gap staff. By

The Desert Knowledge upstairs-downstairs dilemma. By

Issue 28

July 12, 2012

Thanks for more ‘us and them’, Ms Macklin and Mr Snowdon. By

What’s in a name?. By

Council plays swings and roundabouts. By

Town council’s ‘regional’ landfill: cart before the horse?. By

Hell or high water. By

What a Week! Comment by Erwin Chlanda.. By

Kilgariff: housing for the people or a motza for developers?. By

Man sought after alleged sexual assault. By

Can Bess Price wrest Stuart from Labor?. By

Three arrested in town camp drug raid. By

Issue 29

July 19, 2012

Half shot or full drunk?. By

Picture of lawless Alice served to national audience, again. By

Eastsiders up in arms over Ross Park car park plans. By

Liam Jurrah to stand trial in the Supreme Court. By

Decision expected today whether Liam Jurrah will stand trial in supreme court. By

No intention of fighting Liam Jurrah, victim tells court, but another witness puts nulla nulla in the victim’s hand. By

Significant comment just posted about local cost of LPG gas for cars. By

Liam Jurrah evidence unfolds as angry mob stays away. By

Testimony puts footy star at the scene of the alleged crime: Liam Jurrah was “hitting” victim with a machete. By

Angry crowd outside court as Liam Jurrah hearing gets under way. By

Issue 3

January 19, 2012

Darwin to get cheap housing but Alice not yet. By

Territory government debt blows out: Elferink.. By

Chinese to compete in The Finke. By

Building approvals “crash”. By

Macklin spokesperson: Dept looking at Lhere Artepe, Darryl Pearce deals to check ABA funds ‘have been used appropriately’. By

Native title group owned supermarkets mortgaged to buy company now defunct?. By

2022 AD – What we could hope for in Indigenous affairs, apart from the odd miracle. By

Give tourists what they want. By

Issue 30

July 26, 2012

Old Timers Fete in its 45th year. By

Council asked to consider spectre of transport accident involving radioactive waste. By

Engineers rule?. By

A street by any other name …. By

Alice job market down but not out. By

Recipient of Hampton’s unsolicited email “will take issue further”. By

Q: How will the cycle be broken? A: ‘Got to work and stay at school, got to make a change.’. By

Alice architects selected for Venice Biennale. By

Half shot or full drunk?. By

Picture of lawless Alice served to national audience, again. By

Issue 31

August 2, 2012

From Papunya to Paris: the interest in Western Desert art just keeps going. By

Alice youngsters ponder becoming high fliers. By

Barry Abbott will not face jury trial. By

Spend big on a youth centre, says councillor. By

Real Action in the wrong direction?. By

Keep your nose out of our business, candidate tells Amnesty International. By

Mandatory sentencing or not, that is the question. By

A meeting of cultures and minds. By

Alcohol sales in Alice dropped 12% between 2004 and 2011, but mail orders, online purchases not included. By

The ties that bind. By

Issue 32

August 16, 2012

Alice singled out in German Foreign Office travel warning. By

Mills pledges $2.5m for Youth Centre “transformation,” gets attacked over drunkenness measures. By

Buying our 500 year old giants some time. By

Criminal Lawyers oppose One Punch Homicide law. By

Fund Solar City and Water Smart, not footy lights: Alice environmentalists. By

Town centre facelift would grind to a halt under Labor funding, says Mayor Ryan. By

Missed the Henley battle of the big boats? Watch it here!. By

Chamber slams Labor promises: football instead of stimulating business. By

Labor would spend as much on a third set of footy oval lights as it would on the rest of Alice. By

Home at last?. By

Issue 33

August 23, 2012

LETTER: Sports tourism is money in the hand!. By

LETTER: Time for a third sealed national route. By

LETTER: Get value for money from the pollies. By

Trucking … you gotta love it!. By

Sun, smoke and dust all part of the bush flavour. By

Adorned and adored. By

LETTER: Change necessary to secure bright future for solar project in Alice. By

LETTER: Tennant Creek radar shut-down puts lives at risk. By

Convincing win for Country Liberals: ALP likely to lose its only seat in The Centre. By

Polling day: Backing family, dad Warren H and aunty Alison. By

Issue 34

August 30, 2012

Young dancers make their mark. By

Land Council chairman charged with drunk driving. By

Palm Valley, Gosse Bluff to the rescue of our tourist industry?. By

Bleak tunnel vision in new book on Alice Springs. By

Centre pollies on the front bench. By

Festive on the outside, same old on the inside. By

Country Libs now hold all seats in Central Australia. By

Street names story turns to saga. By

Remote Oz: neglect is just the beginning. By

Murdoch’s Centralian Advocate probes Alice Springs News Online – and engages in selective quoting. By

Issue 35

September 6, 2012

Selling parks again on the agenda. By

LETTER: 150 Indigenous students in Batchelor Institute Central Australian graduation. By

A canvas of stone and concrete. By

More events, more people = more business, safer streets. By

Community work orders for council’s fine defaulters?. By

Asserting themselves through music. By

The way it’s always been and the ways of the future. By

Cr Brown adapts Port Augusta solution to Alice Springs, calls for closer look at youth centre proposal. By

Chairman of new tourist commission on hunt for experts to fix industry. By

Feeding the chooks: slim pickings from a rushed doorstop with Terry Mills, his slip of the tongue and who heads the new advisory body?. By

Issue 36

September 13, 2012

LETTER: Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association says live cattle exports on the right track. By

LETTER: A lot of hassle for a litre of oil – motor home tourist won’t spend any more money here.. By

Coniston: survivors and descendants recall the massacre in a new film. By

Country Liberals ‘not ruling out’ a floor price for alcohol. By

Bushfires an even bigger heartache when they are started by fools. By

Mills sidesteps Coroner’s recommendation. By

Briscoe Inquest: reduce supply of excess alcohol from take away outlets, says Coroner. By

No deposit home loans appear unlikely. By

Hard work finding the small steps of progress in Territory education. By

Lifeguards needed to keep aquatic centre alive. By

Issue 37

September 20, 2012

New legislation to keep dangerous sex offenders locked up indefinitely. By

Offending in Alice significantly worse than five years ago …. By

Rehab of drunks is secondary to getting them off the streets, says A-G. By

Central Desert Shire drops 11% of its Indigenous population. By

‘Chain gang’ or holiday gaol time: a crucial question for our parks. By

Officers a leap ahead of councillors on parks. By

Alleged burglars sought by police. By

LETTER: Quota back in Alice. By

Aboriginal job training scheme in the bush: Governments, bureaucrats, contractors, public money – who gains what? A case study.. By

LETTER: Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association says live cattle exports on the right track. By

Issue 38

September 27, 2012

LETTER: Frontline care for kids being cut. By

Advancement in the bush: no more ‘one size fits all’, says Minister. By

Hardware giant Bunnings set to start construction of Alice store. By

Volunteers to investigate arson. By

LETTER: Live exports vital in more ways than one. By

LETTER: Traditional owners step up. By

Is there a line between art and craft?. By

Dry spell breaks, but not a deluge. By

LETTER: Shire attacked over children’s service, responds. By

New legislation to keep dangerous sex offenders locked up indefinitely. By

Issue 39

October 4, 2012

LETTER: Mills should chill on grog in bush communities. By

LETTER: Looking for an old mate. By

Gapview knocked back a second time on extended hours for Masters Games grog trade. By

LETTER: That great Larapinta Trail!. By

LETTER: The book called Alice Springs ignores its most appealing features. By

An open LETTER to young Paddy Gibson, Sydney academic and saviour of blackfellas.. By

Why don’t we do political satire in Alice?. By

LETTER: All the things we don’t do for tourism promotion. By

The answers to our grog problem will be a home brew, says Lambley. By

Price matters. By

Issue 4

January 26, 2012

Your guide to our summer season Food for Thought series so far. By

The Alice: celebrate the good, fix the bad – now!. By

Lhere Artepe aims to strengthen relationship with Alice Springs community. By

Leadership spill in Lhere Artepe. By

Housing crisis as 860 dwellings are in development. By

Lhere Artepe company says Mt Johns subdivision back on track, significant changes for supermarkets. By

Can the town afford the welfare burden?. By

Issue 40

October 11, 2012

Unknown photographer’s 1918 journey into the Centre unearthed. By

Chief Justice condemns ongoing revenge attacks at Yuendumu. By

Alice asked to adopt ‘community water rules’. By

They’re getting hungry – or thirsty!. By

New chairman wants to regain credibility, respect for native title body. By

Mall traders like the idea of an events coordinator. By

Mood change in council on grog issues?. By

LETTER: CLP must listen to the vulnerable on alcohol. By

NT needs someone to ‘call things honestly’ says Havnen …. By

LETTER: Central Australian group tops Indigenous Governance Awards. By

Issue 41

October 18, 20012

Anderson says she is not in conflict with Chief Minister on bilingual schooling. By

Interest costs a ‘dead weight’ on NT budget, says economist. By

Namatjira descendants look to their future. By

Do-it-yourself community development, ‘funded’ by faith. By

Consumer watchdog warning to fuel price fixers. By

Caught on private security camera. By

Housing prices rollercoaster. By

Indecent assault on seven-year-old girl. By

Friendliness of games big hit, volunteers excel, numbers down. By

LETTER: 50+1 old scholars’ reunion – Port Pirie High School. By

Issue 42

October 25, 2012

LETTER: NBN Co confirms fixing mobile phone blackspots not on Labor’s radar. By

The NT’s violent southern half. By

The Great Alcohol Debate: Police protective custodies headed south over the last six years. By

Back to the drawing board on pedestrian crossings in Alice CBD. By

Council wants to save water but doesn’t like the word ‘rules’. By

The Great Alcohol Debate: Council rangers work ‘more difficult’ since scrapping of BDR, says Mayor. By

The Great Alcohol Debate: Aboriginal Peak Organisations say ‘politicians are right, our people must decide’. By

The Great Alcohol Debate: Some MLAs making the link between drinking and not having to work. By

Guides clean up world record. By

LETTER: Should we dam the Todd?. By

Issue 43

November 1, 2012

Taking poetry to the people. By

LETTER: Removing sand from the Todd makes no sense as a flood mitigation measure. By

LETTER: Live export is vital for cattle welfare in North Australia. By

Our children at the bottom of the barrel. By

Government will listen to communities’ wishes on schools, says Lambley. By

LETTER: Great shot, Shane!. By

Iconic Aboriginal art for an iconic 21st Century object. By

Aircraft graveyard construction starts. By

Indigenous adults must ‘grow up’ so that Indigenous children can depend on them, says Alison Anderson. By

Leaders trade blows over Territory’s financial position. By

Issue 44

November 8, 2012

LETTER: Mandatory sentencing causes gross injustice. By

Cr Melky stands by price gouging comments, TCA lobby disagrees. By

COMMENT: Does Tourism Central Australia still have a pulse?. By

Enquiring eye and discerning hand. By

Some expert answers to questions by ‘the real people’. By

Price gouging could threaten future of Masters Games, says Cr Melky. By

Country Liberals: Resolve takes the place of frustration. By

LETTER: Scrapping of educational facility. By

LETTER: Flying Cattle Class. By

Mataranka station woman to take on Warren Snowdon. By

Issue 45

November 15, 2012

Outlook for the Alice: a mixed bag. By

Is the Town Council getting ready to relinquish its role as trustee of the Todd River?. By

Aboriginal peak organisations warn governments against allowing more grog on remote communities. By

Ngurratjuta artists are the new owners of the Desert Park gift shop. By

Charles Darwin University told to lift its game in Alice. By

Is NT turning back the clock with its plans for compulsory rehab?. By

A bridge between two worlds: the art of Papunya Tula and the Alice Springs community. By

Salt mine south of Alice a step closer. By

Papunya Tula Artists celebrate 40 years of achievement. By

Sands in Todd more stable than you think (re-published with Maxine Cook’s comment). By

Issue 46

November 22, 2012

Brown’s “blow-in Enviro-Nazi” blast draws formal complaint. By

LETTER: Scales of justice tipped in favour of Native Title claimants. By

Police not waiting to be called to enforce DV orders. By

Council takes step towards better management of the Todd and Charles Rivers. By

‘What do you want to do with your life?’. By

Giant shed to enhance heritage-listed railway cottage?. By

LETTER: Blow-in Enviro Nazis – hands off our water!. By

Govt “vandalising” our source of water, claims councillor. By

More than 30 lose jobs as company closes its doors. By

Big beautiful monoculture. By

Issue 47

November 29, 2012

New General Manager for Tourism Central Australia announced. By

LETTER: Mini Budget courtesy the Toe Cutter and others resurrected. By

COMMENT: The Treasurer’s too hard basket. By

LETTER: Water debate 21 years ago – similar in substance, but not in tone. By

Protecting unborn children from grog damage. By

Income management: a lot of pain for little gain?. By

Income management ‘improvements’ announced. By

LETTER: A town council media policy is wrong on every count. By

Brown’s “blow-in Enviro-Nazi” blast draws formal complaint. By

LETTER: Scales of justice tipped in favour of Native Title claimants. By

Issue 48

December 6, 2012

Spy base and Kindergarten: Are they above the law?. By

LETTER: John Bell – my fight with Robert de Castella. By

LETTER: Indigenous homelands funding cautiously welcomed. By

New General Manager for Tourism Central Australia announced. By

Mini Budget pain for every Territorian, says Lawrie. By

LETTER: Mini Budget courtesy the Toe Cutter and others resurrected. By

It’s the Mini Budget we had to have – Labor would have done it too, says Treasurer. By

COMMENT: The Treasurer’s too hard basket. By

LETTER: Water debate 21 years ago – similar in substance, but not in tone. By

Protecting unborn children from grog damage. By

Issue 49

December 11, 2012

LETTER: Alice Springs may move closer to a healthy aviation market, says Conlan. By

LETTER: Plenty in store for The Centre, writes Lambley. By

Sentenced to a job and a future – Elferink’s visionary initiative. By

Steve Brown survives fall, escapes council censure. By

LETTER: Alice second best in two speed tourism economy, says Minister. By

Spy base and Kindergarten: Are they above the law?. By

Let’s solve some problems in this time of rest and reflection. By

Sister’s government to turf out brother’s council?. By

Police presence cuts turnover of pub by 40%. By

Around the world in a solar car. By

Issue 5

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Letter from Peter Garrett: striving for world-class education. By

How did private company get native title land for real estate development?. By

Lhere Artepe Enterprises Pty Ltd did not approve Pearce email. By

Ryder case: ‘We can learn from this’. By

500 year old red gums are being lost through neglect – but the trees can’t speak. By

Issue 50

December 18, 2012

Alcohol restrictions ‘down south’: A sober slide into 2013 on Bondi Beach.. By

Season’s Greetings to all our readers and friends of the Alice Springs News Online!. By

LETTER: Alice Springs may move closer to a healthy aviation market, says Conlan. By

LETTER: Plenty in store for The Centre, writes Lambley. By

Sentenced to a job and a future – Elferink’s visionary initiative. By

Steve Brown survives fall, escapes council censure. By

LETTER: Alice second best in two speed tourism economy, says Minister. By

Let’s solve some problems in this time of rest and reflection. By

Sister’s government to turf out brother’s council?. By

Police presence cuts turnover of pub by 40%. By

Issue 51

December 31, 2012

LETTERS: Bouquets for ‘roo man, brickbats for NT Government after TV show in the UK. By

$6m RFDS project for local firms. By

Youth curfew back on town council agenda. By

Alice bands head south to play at the Big Day Out. By

Urgent talks with NT government as organisation cannot pay its bills. By

Todd Mall: Are we finally getting it right?. By

OUR REST & REFLECTION SERIES: Alice has magic but house prices and crime need a firm hand. By

OUR REST & REFLECTION SERIES: Heat is on as NT in limbo on global warming policies. By

LETTER: On ya, Tony!. By

For the record …. By

Issue 52

January 28, 2012

LETTER: Macklin’s government berates NT over liquor policies, but funded the purchase of three booze shops, says Tollner. By

LETTER: Native Title Act amendments should be withdrawn, says mining industry. By

LETTER: People power needed to get convention. By

LETTERS: Ministers reject Feds’ intrusion into NT liquor policies. By

Any footy weekend troubles: don’t look to native title body for help. By

Tiger will fly to Alice again. By

LETTER: How will they enforce the footy booze limits?. By

LETTER: An OAM for former Alice Mayor. By

Cr Melky’s curfew motion soundly defeated. By

Knock, knock, Minister Lambley, anyone there?. By

Issue 6

February 9, 2012

Sky’s the limit!. By

NT News challenged for attacks on Sid Anderson. By

Carrots and sticks in smart combination. By

Not just hot air. By

What’s working in Indigenous Affairs? A thirty year perspective.. By

Challenger for mayoral contest?. By

Alcohol by far enemy number one in crime fight. By

Making decisions: it’s a tough business. By

Issue 7

February 16, 2012

LETTER: Don’t frack up the great Central Australia!. By

Disclose reports on Agent Orange at Kilgariff, oil in Alice water. By

Questions about Mereenie oil polluting Alice water still linger. By

Liddle resigns as chairman of Lhere Artepe. By

Palm Valley gas flowing, but less of it. By

Alice does St Val. By

Darryl Pearce still has hand in real estate deal as titles are issued: We were kept in the dark, says native title holder. By

‘Spirit of Parsons Street’ wins international award. By

Election 2012: Cheap first shots at Alison Anderson in Labor’s fight for its life. By

Council should not be in government’s pocket, says mayoral candidate Brown. By

Issue 8

February 23, 2012

Police seeking men after alleged indcent assault, invasion of dwelling. By

Hot toothpaste and moonlight dips. By

Democracy is complicated in the shires. By

After Darwin’s bombing, the Army made the desert bloom. By

Eli Melky standing for mayor and councillor. By

Graffiti by-law to stay. By

Immerse yourself in this watery world. By

How the town has changed in my time. By

LETTER: Attack on film crew – should we defer to criminals?. By

Fuel rip-off: Town Council challenged to put their hands to the pump. By

Issue 9

March 1, 2012

Getting serious about eating local. By

Huge real estate project at stalemate. By

More money main means to fix education, no urgency on self-help: Gonski report. By

Haggle over empties and crushing questions about town council’s glass machine. By

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