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Gunner Government ‘droving’ away investment

 

 

Opening up cattle station land to non-pastoral uses may be slowed down by a new veto right for Aboriginal native title holders, writes Ashley Manicaros, CEO, NT Cattlemen’s Association (pictured). FULL STORY »

New booze law: Nanny state, needs testing, it’s just great.

 

 

Life is getting even harder for the locally owned liquor stores in the brave new world of booze control, ushered in by last night’s Liquor Bill 2019, with the support of the Opposition. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Gunner goofs: No council ‘decisions’ on gallery site

 

 

“Who is the Chief Minister talking to,” asks Cr Marli Banks (pictured in the centre of the photo) who says, contrary to his assertion, there is no formal decision on the civic centre swap. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

‘Gunner the Betrayer’

 

 

Member for Katherine Sandra Nelson owns up to having voted for fracking, writes Bruce Francais (pictured), of Katherine. FULL STORY »

Even unpaid fines are spiralling out of control: Opposition

 

 

They almost doubled to $108m since Labor came to power. FULL STORY »

‘Gas-addicted Gunner insults traditional owners’

The need for gas as a transition fuel has diminished, meaning there is no long term future for the industry in the NT. The Territory Government’s rush to get it out of the ground at any cost is madness, write Mudburra Traditional Custodian Ray Dixon and Graeme Sawyers, Protect Country Alliance. FULL STORY »

Fracking: Gunner Robin Hood in reverse

Chief Minister is playing Robin Hood in reverse, stealing from the poor in the middle of a financial crisis to give to some of the wealthiest companies in the world, writes Graeme Sawyer, Protect Country Alliance. FULL STORY »

We now borrow more than the total Budget

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Treasurer hands down $7.2bn Budget as borrowings $7.4bn. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Pictured are Chief Minister Michael Gunner and Treasurer Nicole Manison as she delivered the 2019/20 NT Budget this morning. FULL STORY »

A change in Lingiari? History holds some clues.

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In the 1987 Federal election, when all of the Territory was a single seat, lies a clue for what what may be happening now, says local historian Alex Nelson: The NT Government had run into financial difficulties, public service cuts were made, and Snowdon was swept into the seat on a protest vote. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Negative campaigning by the CLP. FULL STORY »

Adelaide’s Indigenous gallery out of the starting blocks

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A $60m project that “will be the first of its kind in Australia and will … attract both national and international attention” reports the independent online newspaper In Daily today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »