Tag Archives: development

Alice town camps need not be places of misery

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More than a dozen lease holding association could turn town camps into profitable enterprises and low rent housing. We ask NT Senator Malirndirry McCarthy for her views. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Plans to turn Memo Club into Aboriginal ‘health hub’

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Bowling green will become a car park if the application is approved, reports ERWIN CHLANDA.


EXCLUSIVE: Melanka money in hand, start early next year




This is a good time to build, says the owner of the site. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE released late last year.


New investment sign of faith in future of Alice




Aurora, the South Australian hotel and land development group which has a long association with Alice Springs, is expanding its latest project just outside The Gap. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Big projects: Done deals and wriggle room

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The aftermath of the TIO sale has put big money in play, and there’s nothing like the whiff of big money to get hands in the air. The call is for sensible, sustainable infrastructure to form the NT’s future, and what have we heard so far? FULL STORY »

We need to spend more, not less, to get out of the slump




Infrastructure for future Alice. Some may argue, as indeed they have, that it is not the time for what appears to be lavish spending on infrastructure such as the proposed new court houses. I would argue that exactly the opposite, comments Steve Brown. FULL STORY »

Why Alice Springs’ own ocean beach is doing so well

When looking at wealth creation and managing lifestyle, the score cards of Alice Springs and Streaky Bay are vastly different. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Alice is home


After a dream-come-true visit to New Zealand, it was special returning to days of summer rain. Alice Springs is home, and contrary to recent headlines, I think we can move into 2014 with our cup of confidence more than half-full. FULL STORY »

Offers to purchase first blocks at Kilgariff


Applications have been made for the purchase of a “reasonable number” of blocks in Stage One of the new Kilgariff suburb, according to a reliable source. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Work on the suburb earlier this year.

Council’s next gig: rubbish dump in town’s centre



And now for the next council project: Have the rubbish dump in the middle of the town. To be sure, the “landfill” (pictured) isn’t moving – although it clearly should be. But the town is, with significant development to the south. Yet the council, very quietly, is negotiating to acquire land adjacent to the dump, locking it into position forever and a day. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »