Kieran Finnane

Zachary Rolfe is changing address

 

 

After alleged conduct directed towards him and his family, a change of address was approved in the Alice Springs Local Court this morning. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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A touch of light: mistletoe magic

 

 

“Looking back into the sunrise the mallees were dazzling, adorned with pendulous mistletoe in fiery tresses of red and yellow.” MIKE GILLAM starts his piece recalling a magnificent walk on the steep south side of the west MacDonnell Range – it was later engulfed by wildfire.  FULL STORY »

Library ban: where will all the young ones go?

 

 

Young people will be welcomed back but only when the Youth Hub gets up and running, Covid or no Covid. KIERAN FINNANE reports.  FULL STORY »

Council resignations and surprising alliances

 

Councillors Marli Banks and Catherine Satour, both contesting the upcoming NT election, have given notice their resignations from council, effective July 9. And a surprising alliance formed to support the renaming of Willshire Street. 

UPDATED with full report by KIERAN FINNANE 30 June 2020, 11.16am. FULL STORY »

Federation Party announces candidates: more councillors joining the fray

 

 

Catherine Satour will stand in the seat of Namatjira and Marli Banks in Braitling. That brings to five the members of council with a declared party interest in the Territory election, with four actually contesting seats. FULL STORY »

Zachary Rolfe prosecution: possible hearing in September

 

 

Mr Rolfe appeared by video link from Canberra. Outside the court in Alice Springs, Ned Hargraves, chair of the Warlpiri Parumpurru Committee, continued to call for Mr Rolfe’s bail to be revoked – Indigenous people “don’t get that chance”. KIERAN FINNANE reports.  FULL STORY »

A touch of light: Dead finish and friends

 

The distinctive lipid rich yellow aril attached to each seed is prized by birds and ants that carry the seed away from the parent plant and thereby aid its dispersal. Perhaps its greatest admirer is the zebra finch, Nyingke, a name sometimes abbreviated to Nyi Nyi. MIKE GILLAM writes of his gardener efforts with both. FULL STORY »

Colour a feature of winning Centralian architectural designs

 

 

They were acknowledged in the Northern Territory Architecture Awards, held last night by live stream. FULL STORY »

Rosenberg’s rose coloured view of Pine Gap

 
 

David Rosenberg, former National Security Agency employee at Pine Gap, uses several sleights of hand to make his argument, on this site yesterday, about the exemption of the base from any moral responsibility in the military operations to which it contributes intelligence. KIERAN FINNANE comments. FULL STORY »

Attuning readers to the tears of others

 
 

Dani Powell’s debut novel, which digs deep into matters of grief, comes to our attention as waves of mass grief sweep around the planet. KIERAN FINNANE reviews. FULL STORY »