Erwin Chlanda

Mating odour to catch feral cats

 

 

Authorities are failing to use the obvious in controlling wild introduced species, writes Trevor Shiell, of Alice Springs. FULL STORY »

Say no to no go, urge anti-frackers

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Territorians should defend their water and reject the NT Government’s planned no-go zone fracking maps, which place communities, high-value farmland and important cultural and ecological sites at risk, writes Graeme Sawyer, Protect Country Alliance spokesperson. FULL STORY »

Three town councillors in Country Party push

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Eli Melky (at right), Marli Banks and Catherine Satour team up with former WA parliamentarian in new right-of-centre movement. FULL STORY »

Larapinta section 7 being moved north of range

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New shelters for Ellery (at right), Ormiston and Redbank, writes Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture (pictured). FULL STORY »

Finke’s fastest females

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Recipients of the Kay Wharton Fastest Female Category, honouring former race doctor and five-time Finke finisher Kay Wharton (from left) Danielle Foot, Bronwyn Aplin and Kellie Catanese, received their awards on Monday. FULL STORY »

The Territory’s worst Treasurer, says Higgins

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Shop local? Treasurer Nicole Manison’s own department used only two Territory businesses out of seven opportunities when it came to using consultants, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured). FULL STORY »

Booze arrests but no ‘significant incidents’ at the Finke

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Police were dealing with alcohol offences but “despite the crowd number being in the thousands, police were not called to respond to any significant incidents,” writes Commander Bradley Currie (pictured). FULL STORY »

Finke story: The front and the back of the field

2642 Finke Toby Price SM2642 Finke Jack Rhodes 1 SM“You’ve got the pros and the people with budget, the guys out there who want to win it. And then you’ve got the guys who want to just finish it.” ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with the TV reporters who were fighting their own battles with the nation’s biggest desert race. At left: Toby Price during his record run south on Sunday. His truck broke down yesterday. At right: Jack Rhodes and David Pullino airborne in their race to victory.   FULL STORY »

Alice to get first Aboriginal owned earth ground station

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It will be in the Heath Road complex of the Centre for Appropriate Technology. It will be built and owned by the Aboriginal not-for-profit science and technology company, according a media release this morning. FULL STORY »

Fickle Finke: Walsh wins, Price DNFs

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“Last year, 2018, a second. 2017, leading, broke down. 2016 third. 2015 in second place, broke down. 2014 second. 2013 axed myself. 2012 second outright. 2011 first in class, 11th outright.” But now … ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »