Erwin Chlanda

Worst unemployment ever in the NT: Chamber of Commerce

 

 

“Now is the time for businesses to put together new financial plans, to set short, medium and long term goals, create action plans, and execute them,” says NT Chamber of Commerce CEO Greg Ireland (pictured). FULL STORY »

The Territory is too big for them to grasp

 

 

 

Halving our seats in Parliament: “The underlying presumption in such a cold, clinical, approach must be that all people are equal and are evenly scattered around an electorate within one climate zone,” writes Bob Beadman (pictured). FULL STORY »

NT to become just one Federal seat of Parliament

 

 

In the absence of a successful appeal the House of Representatives NT seats of Lingiari and Solomon are going to be combined because of a drop in population. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Warren Snowdon (left) and Luke Gosling (right). FULL STORY »

Massive military spending: Election distraction?

 

Voters, stand by: Massive growth in military spending. New spin to take the heat from youth crime, phenomenal Budget blow-out and COVID-19? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: KC-30 refuelling aircraft that can fly non stop from Tindal to Beijing and back.  FULL STORY »

Traveller returning to NT tests positive

 

 

The Darwin man in his 30s had stayed with family in a defined Melbourne hotspot area, and is now in isolation in the Royal Darwin Hospital, according to SecureNT. FULL STORY »

Don’t threaten us: Cattleman to PM over live export decision

 

Cattle industry leader Tom Stockwell (at left) challenges Scott Morrison over “threats” to appeal the Federal Court’s live export decision: It should be hailed “as a principle of good governance to guide future ministers, rather than running a protection racket for the under-performers of the political class at further expense to the people”. FULL STORY »

Interstate COVID hotspots: Will the bad guys get caught?

 

 

Don’t hold your breath for an answer from the NT Government. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

With Gunner, great advice is of little use

 

 

The Langoulant Report in late 2018 to sort out the NT Budget mess made it clear that “persistently exceeding” approved spending targets with un-budgeted and unplanned outlays is much of the problem. But the Chief Minister wasn’t listening, Professor DON FULLER writes in Part Four of his series about the NT economic politics. Image: CDU pie in the sky? FULL STORY »

$3m compensation for ‘reckless, unjustifiable’ export ban

 

 

Federal Court decision today may spark hundreds of claims, says Cattlemen’s Association CEO Ashley Manicaros. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Deloitte to close Alice Springs office

 

 

The majority of staff in Alice Springs offered redeployment opportunities to our Darwin office, says the company. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »