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On the job and on the hustings

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News from a dinghy is all in a day’s work for 1 Territory Senate candidate Braedon Earley: Fracking, PFAS, stopping high airfares by allowing overseas carriers into domestic routes, a marijuana industry and euthanasia. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO (from left): Mr Earley, Mathew James and Michael Williamson, both from NSW. FULL STORY »

Nationals in Canberra run Country Liberals media

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Local historian and long-time political observer Alex Nelson says the CLP “always emphasised that it has its own identity, a Territory Party, and was not beholden to any organisation outside the Territory.” Meanwhile raised voter enrolments in Alice Springs may impact the outcome in Lingiari, and both Warren Snowdon and Jacinta Price – who apparently aspires to be Central Australia’s answer to Donald Trump – may drive fracking foes to vote for 1 Territory. FULL STORY »

Murray Stewart seeks come-back to town council

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Murray Stuart for Councillor: Boost commerce and turn the Todd River into a playground for the town. Photo: Mr Stewart, who was born blind. “It makes me see with my brain a little brighter,” he says. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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An island home or youth detention?

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1Territory candidate for Stuart Andi Bracey (pictured), mother of five and ex-president of the NTICPA, looks back on her volunteer work with young delinquents sent to an island for answers to the current youth corrections scandal.

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Greens to put Snowdon ahead of MacFarlane

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… and in the Territory Senate vote: Next captain’s pick to go wrong, this time with Malarndirri McCarthy (pictured)? Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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Sex aids and fracking: Up the wrong tree

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Nigel did mean condoms and not condiments. And a circular fracking survey.

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1Territory president to contest Lingiari

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Federal tenders, air travel, schools and roads are on his agenda. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Why taxpayers’ millions are spent: Don’t ask.

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Housing, oval, business centre, bakery: “Community leaders in Mutitjulu identified the need” for them. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Google Earth photo of the community and part of Uluru.

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CLP Senate candidate away for half the campaign

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Jenni Lillis not on the campaign trail for “family reasons”.

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Elections wish list: The town has spoken

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In this wish list, politicians are told by our major lobbies what they are expecting from them. An Alice Springs News Online special feature.

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