Tag Archives: Kilgariff

Government-made dust bowl: What comes next

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“Grassing is planned to coincide with the on-set of the rainy season,” land corporation boss Tony Stubbin (pictured) is told. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Preaching ‘treading carefully’ then sending in the bulldozers

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Kilgariff expansion, the spin: “Natural ground cover is preserved wherever possible and disturbance of land not directly required for development is avoided.” The fact: Dozens of hectares graded barren. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Drainage work ‘problems solved’

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Stop work order issued and lifted after public complaints. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Sharp drop in houses, units sales in March quarter

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There was a small increase in the median house price, but caution is needed in calculating unit median because of low sale numbers, says L J Hooker boss Doug Fraser. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: New houses going up in Kilgariff. FULL STORY »

Land use: poor enforcement of rules

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Walk with ERWIN CHLANDA through the thicket of land planning, land use and government administration: You’ll get to places that will make you say “what the hell,” some will please you, and a few will give you a laugh. PHOTO: The new Kilgariff suburb: Almost all of stage 1A sold or under offer.
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Power Water not saying what’s in overflowing sewage

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The Power Water Corporation (PWC) is not saying what is contained in the partially treated sewage that flowed to the new Kilgariff suburb during the recent rains. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Kilgariff blocks: $170,000 each to construct

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This “road closed” sign will be consigned to history soon with the opening of the first part of the suburb Kilgariff, built by the NT Government’s Land Development Corporation because no private developer could be found. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Sitzlers win Kilgariff subdivision contract

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Alice Springs based company Sitzler Bros has been awarded the multi-million dollar tender for subdivision works at Kilgariff, and local company Patrick Homes is the first to have put their hands up to take five lots, according to a media release from Chief Minister Adam Giles. FULL STORY »

NT Budget infrastructure spend mostly revotes from 2013/14

The capital works program for Central Australia consists mostly of revotes from last year when the total value was $38m. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The Kilgariff development gets $3.3m – this morning it looked like an Ayers Rock replica under construction.
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Spec builders limited to one block at Kilgariff

 

 

“Spec builders” will be able to buy land at the new Kilgariff  suburb but only at the rate of one per person, says Chief Minister Adam Giles. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »