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Questions of conflict multiplied by two


Just in time for Deputy Mayor Matt Paterson’s announcement of his candidacy in the forthcoming Territory election, council’s Conflict Management Policy was up for discussion. Mayor Damien Ryan left the meeting; DM Paterson stayed. KIERAN FINNANE reports.  FULL STORY »

2020 NT election: A hung Parliament is possible.



Alice Springs seats are critical, comments MARK J SMITH (pictured). Central Australia delivered enormous swings in 2016, including the largest in the Territory. FULL STORY »

Independents move to form Opposition

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With the possibility of as many, if not more Independents than Country Liberals in the Territory parliament, the Independents have already begun discussions on forming a coalition to take on the role of Opposition. KIERAN FINNANE reports.


Giles, still the King of the Castle, backs Brown’s plan

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… but getting through the blockade can be a bit of a mission. The Chief Minister’s betting odds for holding the seat are getting longer, while he claims that polls would show the CLP is still the front runner in The Centre. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Namatjira is as big and diverse as candidate’s family

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Not yet 30 and focused on a seat in the Assembly, Chansey Paech (pictured in the middle of the back row with part of his family) believes in well funded NGOs and responsible government working together as the ideal problem solvers. He spoke with editor ERWIN CHLANDA.