Tag Archives: northern territory

Territory Alliance looking beyond COVID-19



We believe the Commonwealth Government, in working with financial institutions, should provide a business rental rebate of 75% which can be paid to landlords who accept 75% of rents as full payment, writes Terry Mills (pictured), Territory Alliance. FULL STORY »

CLP wants relief from payroll tax, power & water charges



This would create immediate cash flow, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured). FULL STORY »

Convention ignored in vote on Opposition



Terry Mills and Robyn Lambley (pictured) are no longer heading up the Opposition: “The collusion in the Chamber between the CLP, the ALP and the Speaker was nothing short of disgusting,” says Mrs Lambley. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Now it’s five

A Territory couple who disembarked from the Ruby Princess cruise ship in Sydney and flew to Darwin tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) today. FULL STORY »

Bush towns making their own Coronavirus plans is ‘nonsense’



“Those lines around local decision making are government rhetoric. It is the normal rubbish that they peddle out. The reason why they are not making plans for remote communities is because it is not their priority.” Scott McConnell (pictured), the Member for Stuart, the vast and mostly remote electorate in Central Australia, is scathing about the Chief Minister’s approach to dealing with the threat looming in the bush of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. FULL STORY »

COVID-19: Local Court circuit services suspended



In light of the developing COVID-19 situation the Local Court will be suspending all circuit court services effective immediately, according to a media release today. FULL STORY »

Pets allowed unless tribunal disagrees: Govt proposal



Keeping a pet is a right: ALP. No, it’s not: CLP. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Housing plunge to continue, says industry leader



A further fall is forecast for the current financial year, before the industry starts to recover by 17% in 2020/21, according to HIA. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Lambley seeks brake on government spending



Private Members Bill seeks special measures if current $7bn government debt is to be exceeded, writes Robyn Lambley Independent Member for Araluen. FULL STORY »

NT Greens say free Assange

The NT Greens condemn the continuing persecution of Wikileaks’ publisher Julian Assange by the US, British and Australian governments, a fundamental attack on all democratic rights, writes Jasmyn Sheppard, Convenor of the NT Greens. FULL STORY »