Tag Archives: economy

NT state final demand declines further

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Drop of 2.5% in the December quarter follows 8.4% in September, according to the ABS. Real action is needed, says the Opposition. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Boundless downturn: retail and tourism figures decline

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Sharp drop in the usual boom month of August, writes Gary Higgins, Leader of the Opposition. FULL STORY »

Government’s 2nd birthday – little to show: Higgins

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Labor promised it would create 14,000 jobs per year, at last count we are at least 25,000 short, writes Gary Higgins (pictured), Leader of the Opposition. FULL STORY »

Economy worsens: Higgins

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The NT desperately needs a population growth stimulus, writes Gary Higgins, Opposition Leader. FULL STORY »

Ailing economy needs on-shore gas, says Opposition

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Gary Higgins says construction slumped from 21% to 11% in Territory output. FULL STORY »

Let the gas flow, says Nigel Scullion

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Even Michael Gunner’s Federal leader says so, writes the NT’s CLP Senator.

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Town gets a say in its economic future as $2b cut hits home

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The $2b shock from Canberra added a sense of urgency for Michael Gunner’s economic summit in Alice Springs today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

 

UPDATE 2:30pm March 25.

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Government disappoints on economy, crime fight: Higgins

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Government disappoints on stimulus as commercial break-ins shoot up, writes  Opposition Leader Gary Higgins (pictured).

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Economic outlook bleak, says Opposition Leader

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NT last on retail spending, business investment, housing finance and population growth, writes GARY HIGGINS (pictured).

 

UPDATE 3pm

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Business doing it tough: Hats off to those having a go!

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By KAY EADE, the Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce NT, takes a look at what works and what doesn’t in our town’s economy.  She is writing our Rest & Reflection series to which we have asked people who make a difference in The Alice to contribute.

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