Tag Archives: Tennant Creek

Progress for $20bn Sun Cable

 

 

Two prominent private investment firms are backing Sun Cable, the proposed Australia-Singapore Power Link worth $20 billion, writes Chief Minister Michael Gunner (pictured). FULL STORY »

Billionaire may invest in giant Tennant solar farm

 

 

Aussie investor to make announcement about giant Tennant Creek solar farm to supply Darwin and Singapore, writes Chief Minister Michael Gunner. FULL STORY »

Desert Mob: the enduring phenomenon


 
More than 200 artists are represented in Desert Mob; many more are active when you consider some of the big names missing from the show, obviously in too much demand elsewhere, and the many others whose work was available at the Market Place. Considered in light of the region’s population, it is phenomenal. KIERAN FINNANE reports on some of the highlights. FULL STORY »

Barkly gets nation’s first Regional Deal

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$63m over 10 years, $15.4m for weather radar station (similar to the one pictured) over 20 years, was announced today jointly by Labor and Liberal pollies in Tennant Creek. FULL STORY »

Crime wave by juveniles

“Unlawful entry at a bank,” assault, stealing and a firearm offence – all in a night’s work for Tennant Creek cops. FULL STORY »

Tennant Hotel cops 48 hour licence suspension

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Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw (pictured) gives a string of incidents as reasons. This follows the suspension of Piggly Wiggly’s licence in Alice Springs last week. 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 »

Judge castigates police over death of young woman

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Unlawful killing, inexperienced investigators, inadequate investigation, inadequate supervision by senior police, continued inability by some investigators to adequately assess evidence, continuing destruction by police of vital forensic material: These are the catchwords which head up the findings by Judge Greg Cavanagh (pictured) in his inquest into the violent death of a 25 year old woman in Tennant Creek. FULL STORY »

Second Barkly child tragedy highlights need for urgent action

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What family support services, if any, exist in communities like Ali Curung? asks AMSANT chairperson Donna Ah Chee, while calling for urgent implementation of Royal Commission recommendations, full POSI lockdown, removal of take-away alcohol licences from Stuart Highway roadhouses and an end to misinformation in the media. FULL STORY »

Delays with electricity generators in Alice, Tennant

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Handover of Territory Generation’s new engines (similar to the ones pictured) in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek power stations is delayed and no dates are given for it. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »