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Larapinta section 7 being moved north of range



New shelters for Ellery (at right), Ormiston and Redbank, writes Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture (pictured). FULL STORY »

All views about gallery location will be considered: Lauren Moss

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National Aboriginal Gallery update: Business plan still a work in progress. No agreement about locating the gallery south of The Gap. MacDonnell blaze: Reviews still underway, will consider the use of water bombers. ERWIN CHLANDA spoke with Minister Lauren Moss today who hosted a breakfast for bushfire volunteers at the Telegraph Station. PHOTO (from left): MLA for Namatjira Chansey Paech, Andrea Celofega, Minister Moss, Karlee Foster, Sue Chambers and Valerian Celofega. FULL STORY »

Children in care management system to cost $229m


The massive expenditure will go ahead despite fiscal crisis, says Acting Families Minister Ken Vowles (at right). Meanwhile Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss (at left) defends financial support for drag racing with bogus crowd figures, and says the Aboriginal art gallery and the new rugby fields will go ahead. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


CORRECTION December 19:

The $66.9m funding for the Client Management System Alignment is part of the Territory Labor Government’s $229m response to the Royal Commission.  FULL STORY »

Now $90m earmarked for Aboriginal gallery

2599 Aboriginal Art Directory SMp2411 Lauren Moss presser 150A surprise a minute with the town’s biggest project on the drawing board. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.  Arts Minister Lauren Moss is pictured with Namatjira MLA Chansey Paech and Phillip Watkins, CEO of Desart.


UPDATE: Minister Moss provided a statement at 5.17pm, explaining the role of the two galleries. FULL STORY »

Coles Mural: Government, Heritage Council fall silent

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Minster Lauren Moss has the legal power to overrule the Heritage Council (and she did), but does she have the moral right? This is one of the questions asked in a lively debate in the Alice Springs News Online that fell on deaf ears. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Coop’s Shot Tower in Melbourne – an example of how other jurisdictions celebrate their heritage. FULL STORY »

Anzac Oval grab Minister rejects Coles Mural listing

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“It would be an unreasonable imposition on the owner of the building on which the ‘Coles Mural’ is painted to have it permanently protected by the Heritage Act,” says Lauren Moss (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE Nov 4, 12:50pm: The Heritage Council recommended the listing. See statement from chairman Wayne “Krafty” Kraft in the comment box below the report. FULL STORY »

Will more consultants get tourism out of the mire?



A gaggle of players – contracted consultants – will advise Tourism Minister Lauren Moss (pictured) about the “record $103m Turbocharging Tourism“. Will it be a matter of too many cooks spoiling the broth? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE 10.55am: Tender details.


UPDATE 1.40pm: Partial response from Minister Moss. FULL STORY »

Gallery poll: less than 40% wanted Anzac Oval

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Numbers revealed: Strong vote for sites other than Anzac Hill Precinctl and Desert Park. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Anzac or Desert Park: More Qs than As

p2201-Lauren-Moss-SM2524 Have your say SMArts Minister Lauren Moss (pictured) will not disclose the public vote count Anzac vs Desert Park; there seems to be no feasibility report but the gallery is an election promise. “We can now begin formal negotiations” but “the time for talk is over”. All we’ve got is $50m but the government “will now seek funding from the Federal Government and private sector to create an incredible new cultural asset and something all Australians are proud of.” ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Who put Anzac Oval on the agenda as site for art gallery?

Anzac Oval SMAnd then there were two: Who added Anzac Oval? Reliable sources say the steering committee recommended only the Desert Park as a suitable site for the  National Indigenous Art Gallery. Arts Minister Lauren Moss neither confirms nor denies this. PHOTO: Anzac Oval at the launch of the 2016 Masters Games. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »