Tag Archives: CLP

CLP would return ‘Juvie’ to Corrections. Curfew maybe.




“Every youth offender will, if diverted, undertake community service,” says Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured). FULL STORY »

CLP candidate Mayor puts demands to Labor CM



Mayor Ryan’s demands for measures “to ensure the short and long term safety and healthy future of the community” may have a stronger impact if it had come from a more independent or impartial local government leader rather than one who has declared his hand as a candidate to run against the current Gunner Labor Government at the 2020 election, writes Mark Smith (pictured). FULL STORY »

How do NT Labor and the CLP rate on heritage?



Labor’s track record is showing up as considerably worse than the CLP of old and can only be considered a complete and utter betrayal in abject subservience to unaccountable commercial interests, comments ALEX NELSON. FULL STORY »

Labor, CLP discuss preference swaps: Scott McConnell


Candidates of the major parties set to gang up on independents in history-making deals. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Scott McConnell.


UPDATE Oct 9, 1pm: Ms Wakefield and Mr Ryan have neither confirmed nor denied the accuracy of reports received by Mr McConnell. FULL STORY »

Campaign full of rancour still not over

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Murdoch press favours, Deputy PM praising hate speech, minders shielding candidates: Democracy in nosedive? COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA. McCormack, Scullion and Price pictured in ABC TV scoop of hate speech in the Lingiari candidate’s social media post. FULL STORY »

Burgoyne misses out on number one Senate slot

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Katherine-based vet gets the number one position, with Alice Springs electrician Joshua Burgoyne (pictured) in second place. No party has ever won both NT Senate seats. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

1 Territory too fixed on opposition to fracking: Lambley

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They want to form a new political party to “make the Territory great again” says Independent MLA Robyn Lambley (at left). She has teamed up with Terry Mills (at right). ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

It’s the economy, stupid (NT style)

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1 Territory likes its chances as Michael Gunner’s ballooning deficit and hapless policies such as the alcohol floor price mirror the Adam Giles fiasco. ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with the party’s vice-president, Sue Fraser Adams (pictured). FULL STORY »

Problem kids: The whole town must help




“You can’t stop kids from violent neglected backgrounds with rules, threats of dire consequence or incarceration, an outcome for them that is probably much better than being at home,” says Steve Brown (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.


UPDATE May 26, 5.40pm: Steve Brown will be calling a public meeting. See readers’ comment box. FULL STORY »

Jacinta Price ready to turn her back on the Town Council

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Councillor Jacinta Price (pictured on Twitter with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull) accepts Country Liberal Party preselection for the Federal seat of Lingiari. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »