Tag Archives: Alice Springs

Quietly lending an ear, or saving a life

 

 

It’s all in a days work for the chaplains in town. Canon BRIAN JEFFRIES writes about people in Alice Springs who perform great deeds without fanfare. PHOTO: Induction last year of Rev’d Rob Weekes as the new Police Fire and Emergency Services chaplain (Southern Command). L to R: Commander Brad Currie, Rev’d Rob Weekes, Assistant Commissioner Michael White. FULL STORY »

Art gallery, cultural centre: ‘Another day, another backflip’

 

No cultural Centre, no time frame for the art gallery – bad news from the government in the Estimates Hearings, says MLA for Araluen Robyn Lambley.

 

UPDATE 5.10pm: Minister Moss responds. FULL STORY »

Country Party seeks to stand candidates in all seats

 

 

Policies still on the back burner, but the economy will be a top concern while the government’s pay freeze has its problems, say Ian Britza (pictured) and Eli Melky, the party’s coordinator for in the NT, in a conversation with ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

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 »

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 »