Tag Archives: Darwin

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 »

Alice VET pays for CDU folly in Darwin

Many tertiary institutions in Australia are now moving away from large monolithic, concrete building structures, into sophisticated computer based on-line teaching. Many students prefer this to attending classes at set locations and set times. Costs of education are greatly reduced and students find it easier to cope with jobs. ANALYSIS by DON FULLER. Photos: Alice VET section gathering dust. Dr Samantha Disbray. FULL STORY »

Warlpiri don’t want Zachary Rolfe murder trial to be in Darwin



“We already feel left out. As it is, moving the trial to Alice Springs, when [the alleged murder]  happened in Yuendumu, already places a heavy burden on community members. We are always left out of things,” says Ned Hargraves (pictured), chairperson for Warlpiri Parumpurru (Justice). FULL STORY »

‘Cheating wife’ tracker could have found alleged Darwin killer




Gadgets to track “cheating wives” via their mobiles are offered online but a man out on parole wearing a government surveillance device (such as pictured) allegedly rampaged across Darwin, killing four people. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

See the Red Centre without setting foot in Alice Springs

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“It is expected the new service will be very attractive to time-poor Asian and European travellers. Travelling to Uluru via Darwin improves their options, cutting their travel time up to five hours … instead of travelling on flights via other cities,” says the promotion of a direct Darwin to Ayers Rock Resort service by Qantas, starting today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Qantas promotional image, showing Kata Tjuta (the Olgas ). FULL STORY »

Air race re-enactment government’s latest financial folly

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The NT Government, reeling under the Territory’s gravest ever financial crisis, is putting $400,000 into a venture managed in a way World Solar challenge founder Hans Tholstrup says makes no sense whatsoever: The Great Air Race. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: The Vickers Vimy which was the first aircraft to be flown from London to Darwin, 100 years ago.



Revitalising with $19m car park for Parliament House




Park for pollies of little benefit for locals, tourists in Darwin, says Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

$50m for recreational fishos, same for the National Art Gallery

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CCTV on boat ramps will give Darwin’s anglers “peace of mind,” says Minister Vowles. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: East Arm boat ramp. FULL STORY »

Gunner’s 100 days message is focussed on Darwin




“We need clear linkages between the Waterfront and Cullen Bay; a CBD museum, and progression on a third entry to the CBD,” writes MICHAEL GUNNER (pictured). Alice Springs doesn’t rate a mention. FULL STORY »

Sink or swim: The long way to the Beer Can Regatta.



On their way to Darwin for the Beer Can Regatta: Well, they’re not paddling all the way, this is just a practice run. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.