Tag Archives: northern territory

Worst unemployment ever in the NT: Chamber of Commerce

 

 

“Now is the time for businesses to put together new financial plans, to set short, medium and long term goals, create action plans, and execute them,” says NT Chamber of Commerce CEO Greg Ireland (pictured). FULL STORY »

NT to become just one Federal seat of Parliament

 

 

In the absence of a successful appeal the House of Representatives NT seats of Lingiari and Solomon are going to be combined because of a drop in population. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Warren Snowdon (left) and Luke Gosling (right). FULL STORY »

$3m compensation for ‘reckless, unjustifiable’ export ban

 

 

Federal Court decision today may spark hundreds of claims, says Cattlemen’s Association CEO Ashley Manicaros. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Sex business in residential areas gets the nod

The Opposition stands by its commitment that sex services businesses of any size must be restricted to operating, with consent, in non-residential areas, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro. FULL STORY »

NT borders to open July 17

Tourism NT will be live with a national marketing campaign soon, according to an announcement today. FULL STORY »

Territory Government debt goes up by a further $600m

 

 

This will be applied to the 2020-21 borrowing program, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured) who also states after a Public Accounts Committee hearing that Mr Gunner hasn’t yet accessed the $300 COVID contingency funding it passed in March. FULL STORY »

Cattle company has win in live export ban case

 

The Federal Court has found against Federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig who imposed a blanket ban on exporting cattle following the Four Corners report “graphic video footage of inhumane slaughter of Australian cattle exported to Indonesia”. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo (front, from left): Alison Brett, Hamish Brett and Colin Brett, during the judgment this morning.

 

UPDATE 4.20pm: Statement from former Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association Chief Executive Tracey Hayes. FULL STORY »

How not to manage government finances: The case of the NT

 

Governments usually borrow money for creating infrastructure. In the Territory the cash is needed to pay the public servants’ wages. DON FULLER reports. PHOTO: After three years of divisive Aboriginal art gallery debate, a hole in the ground is all the government has to show for, and the demolition of a perfectly good building, the historic Anzac highschool. FULL STORY »

Chief Minister mum on money, again

 

 

 

The Gunner Government has again shut down real transparency on the Territory’s books in the Public Accounts Committee, the forum the government promised would be the outlet for scrutiny and openness, Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured) writes. FULL STORY »

CLP on royalties: Would miners still call the tune?

 

 

What is the CLP’s proposed change to the mining royalties system going to do for the Territory? We won’t know until after the election. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Pictured is Ron Kelly, CLP party president and NT Mines Department CEO during part of the Adam Giles era. FULL STORY »