Tag Archives: fees

Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more




While you can’t climb The Rock any more, the fees to enter the national park will climb – a lot. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Mayoral temper flares over accountability




Should councillors’ assets remain secret? The council thinks so. Yet the assets of Federal Parliamentarians are online for all to see. Damien Ryan (pictured) claims his income has been misrepresented. He speaks with ERWIN CHLANDA also about flood mitigation, the gallery, and the council’s apparently limited aspirations to be heard by the NT Government. FULL STORY »

Sharp rises in parks fees, mining policy in doubt

Fees for camping in the most popular locations of the West MacDonnell Ranges, one of several parks in Central Australia being transferred from public to Aboriginal ownership by the NT Government, have been increased sharply at very short notice.

Meanwhile today (Wednesday) Shadow Environment Minister Kezia Purick says Minister for Central Australia, Karl Hampton, is refusing to confirm Territory Labor’s policy on the co-existence of mines in Territory national parks.


Pictured: Ormiston Gorge. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »