Tag Archives: Todd Mall

Handbag snatched



A 26-year-old woman was at a café in the Todd Mall this morning when her handbag was stolen by an unknown youth who then fled from the location. The handbag was subsequently recovered. FULL STORY »

15-year-old charged with rape in Todd Mall

Boy remanded in custody over allegations of sexual assault in Todd Mall. FULL STORY »

Police seek witnesses of alleged sexual assault

Suspect is of Aboriginal appearance and about 18 years old. FULL STORY »

Some creatures in The Centre used to be big

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Remains from eight million years ago of the Alcoota megafauna give a glimpse into The Centre’s distant past in the museum opened in Todd Mall today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Moss ties together three Alice projects worth $90m

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An art gallery, a cultural centre and mall revitalising are “delivering jobs and creating a safer community in Alice Springs,” writes Lauren Moss (at left), Minister for Tourism and Culture. She accuses Independent MLA for Araluen Robyn Lambley (at right) of not getting behind the projects. But Ms Lambley rejects this, saying as a CLP front bencher in the Giles Government she had backed extensive preparations for very similar projects. FULL STORY »

Fresh breeze of confidence in the CBD



New style convenience store, bakery take up corners of the Alice Plaza. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Darwin gets ‘vibrant’ minister, not Alice: Lambley

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But Gunner will work with the town council to breathe life into the Mall, writes Robyn Lambley (pictured).


CCTV black spot in Todd Mall?




A man was attacked last Wednesday night in front of a well-lit restaurant in Todd Mall by several youths yet there was no CCTV footage of the incident, says Councillor Eli Melky. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATE, 18 May 2016: See inside.

See further update on FULL STORY page, May 19. FULL STORY »

Who’s going to untangle the town’s many issues?


The Mbantua Festival, its financial fiasco notwithstanding, did much to inspire the drive for an indigenous cultural centre in Alice Springs. But someone has to unravel the bickering surrounding the project, as well as other issues in the too hard basket, including the Uniting Church residential development and town square concept in the Mall. ERWIN CHLANDA comments.


Town’s treasures to see the light of day




… and displayed in pop-up shops, will help town council efforts to re-vitalise the Mall. Painting by Billy Benn Perrurle, Arteyerre 2006.