Tag Archives: Malcolm Turnbull

Anonymous donation doesn’t fix conflict of interest for council

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In what looked like an extraordinary move to head off debate on the sensitive matter of the recent reception of former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Town Council CEO Rex Mooney last night announced that a “concerned ratepayer” had paid in full the cost of the reception. KIERAN FINNANE reports the debate on the politicisation of council. FULL STORY »

Onshore gas not the solution Tennant Creek had hoped for

Prime Minister and NT Government turn back on Tennant Creek community, writes Jesse Hancock from the Frack Free NT Alliance. FULL STORY »

Uluru Statement: A year later the debate goes on

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“Native title, the race to get funding to run your NGOs, all that stuff has divided our people. The Uluru Statement is a visionary thing. The divisions in our communities have been caused by the government. Therefore they have an obligation to deliver on this one national consensus,” says Thomas Mayor, who is taking the original of the controversial manifesto around the country. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

‘Extreme vetting’ and Pine Gap

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Malcolm Turnbull thinks he has a deal but he concedes it’s all up to Donald Trump. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Youth detention: The full story not before the election

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And the fundamental issues aren’t even on the agenda, comments ERWIN CHLANDA. Media are making comparisons with abuses by US forces in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison with events in the Don Dale correctional facility.


Youth detention Royal Commission ‘compromised’

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Brian Martin (pictured) presided over all judicial officers who sentenced young Aboriginal offenders to detention, and after resignation as Chief Justice was paid by the NT Government for a report, says prominent Aboriginal spokesperson, Olga Havnen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.