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Perkins in trouble again?

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The Alice Springs company owing substantial amounts of money to suppliers of the Mbantua Festival in Alice Springs in August last year appear to be in deep water again, this time over the Australian Indigenous Fashion Week in April this year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Ms Perkins (left) with fashion designer Sophie Nixon pictured in Deadly Vibe.

 

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Perkins resigns as probe into Mbantua Festival starts

 

 

 

Krystal Perkins resigned as a director of the Arrulka Corporation two days after the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) ordered an examination of the corporation’s books. Arrulka managed the Mbantua Festival last year which still owes money to performers and suppliers. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Ms Perkins is in the centre of the photo, in 2010. FULL STORY »

Govt still checking how festival grants were spent

 

 

The Federal Government is not yet clear about how the Mbantua Festival in Alice Springs spent public grants totaling $1.3m. But festival director Neville Perkins (pictured) said the funds had been acquitted and had been spent in compliance with grant conditions. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. See UPDATE 7:10am Tuesday.
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Minister says ‘no’ to further Mbantua Festival grant

 

 

 

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has rejected a further request for a government grant for the Mbantua Festival held last year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Festival chairman Neville Perkins. FULL STORY »