Tag Archives: town council

Council’s ‘buy local’ policy extended in favour of local traders

And rate payments deadlines are eased. FULL STORY »

Gunner says fresh talks about gallery at Anzac Hill precinct

 

Anzac Hill precinct back in talks with the Town Council as the site for the national Aboriginal art gallery, but opposition from traditional owners doesn’t get a mention as the Chief Minister answers a question from MLA for Araluen, Robyn Lambley. PHOTO by Isaac Benz: Part of the site of the Anzac Hill high school, now demolished. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 11.10am: No evidence of consent from traditional owners.

UPDATED 25 February 2020, 9.26am FULL STORY »

Virtual power plant plans more advanced than council lets on

 

 

They are detailed in publicly available information on the Net, yet council is staying mum. Strange when it sounds like a good news story. KIERAN FINNANE reports.  FULL STORY »

Council: Gallery at Anzac precinct, no to curfew

 

The Town Council last night unanimously expressed its preference for the Anzac precinct as the location for the national Aboriginal art gallery provided the NT Government has received consent from the traditional owners. So far there is no evidence that it has been given. In another decision the council voted against the introduction of a youth curfew, proposed by Cr Eli Melky for the fifth time, but now with the support of Deputy Mayor Matt Paterson. MORE LATER. FULL STORY »

Town Council considers $50m art gallery options

Ideas around how to make two locations work for the proposed national Aboriginal art gallery are being presented by Town Council CEO Robert Jennings to the council members today. “Parties involved” are the community of Alice Springs, the NT Government and the council. Traditional owners are not specifically mentioned. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Town Council: New dawn for transparency

 

 

Robert Jennings (centre), the Town Council’s new broom, is sweeping  up behind the closed doors where the heavy stuff has been routinely dealt with “in confidential” and away from public scrutiny. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Government and council bicker over youth 

 

 

The testy relationship between the Town Council and the Territory Government looks set to only get testier in the countdown to the Territory election. KIERAN FINNANE reports on their tit-for-tat on youth issues. FULL STORY »

Council: no interest in heritage; tiny leak from confidential


Not one councillor put up their hand last night for nomination to the Heritage Council. Meanwhile, an inadvertent question made it clear that council’s rejection of the government’s offer for the Civic Centre site was not unanimous. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »

Anzac High: No plans yet for what will replace it

 

“Clearly, we think the Anzac Oval site is the best site for the national indigenous art gallery project,” says Minister Dale Wakefield. She was speaking at the launch of a youth action plan at the St Joseph’s Flexible Learning Centre this morning. Students cooked lunch for the function. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Interrogating council’s Climate Action Plan

 

 

 

Concerned residents are maintaining their interest in the progress of the CAP, including its “exciting” plan for turning food waste into a resource rather than a greenhouse gas emitter at the landfill.  KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »