Friday, June 18, 2021

The freedom of the press still furnishes that check upon government which no constitution has ever been able to provide – Chicago Tribune.

Man dies after Finke history is made by Toby Price

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UPDATE 2.55pm A spectator is dead and two people are injured after an accident this morning during the car section of the race, prompting the rest of the event to be cancelled. A few minutes ago...

Composting for the lazy gardener

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PART TWO by GEOFF MIERS The Berkeley method is one of several composting methods that may be used in the home garden, however there are a number of other methods the home gardener may use...

Brian Butler, mentor to the Stolen Generations

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1947 - St Francis' House Boys - Back: Charlie Kunoth, Bill Espie, Peter Tilmouth, John Palmer - Middle: Laurie Bray, Charlie Perkins, Ernie Perkins, Malcolm Cooper, David Woodford - Front: Brian Butler, Gordon Briscoe. By...

Recycling fashion designers starting early

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By OSCAR PERRI The next generation of sustainable fashion designers in Alice Springs will be showing off their creations at Sustainable Couture’s annual fashion show at the end of the month. Over the last few weeks,...

Visa right step to deal with farm labour shortage

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR NT Farmers Association welcomes the government’s commitment to introduce an agricultural visa which will allow people from ASEAN countries to work on Australian farms and enhance the value of our industry. It...

Council green waste: Operation successful but patient critical

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By OSCAR PERRI Alice Springs Town Council will not be looking further into saving green waste from being dumped in landfill until council pens a new Climate Action Plan in 2022. The Food Organics and Garden...

CLP: Labor’s smoke and mirrors to distract from dodgy ‘debt ceiling’

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR The Gunner Government’s so-called debt ceiling is a false and inaccurate label for a toothless measure, designed to get the Chief Minister out of a political hole rather than to reduce...

Toby Price in a truck fastest in Finke prologue

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By OSCAR PERRI Racing at Finke began in earnest today as competitors faced off in the prologue, competing to be first off the line in the two day race starting tomorrow morning. The first spot is...

Finke is back – big time

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By OSCAR PERRI After a year off due to COVID-19, the Finke Desert Race has again taken over Alice Springs. It has already been a busy season for the town, but nothing so far compares...

Govt will clean up rubbish but public has to do legwork

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By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Government is accepting responsibility for cleaning up illegally dumped rubbish around Alice Springs, but the public has to do the legwork. “We are aware of reports of illegal dumping in Alice...

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Hello frackers, you’re welcome

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Gunner Government’s decision to sacrifice an area bigger than Belgium to the fracking industry is stupid at a time when...

SA motor sport mates rally around driver in Finke fatal

By OSCAR PERRI The shocking death of a spectator at Tatts Finke Desert race last weekend has seen heartfelt sorrow from the off-road racing fraternity...

Slow bureaucracy denies seniors $500 recognition

By ERWIN CHLANDA Applicants under the NT Government's $500 a year NT Seniors Recognition scheme need to cope with conditions that are arbitrary and unnecessarily...

A letter, a house and the gallery

By ERWIN CHLANDA The chairman of the Alice Springs native title organisation Lhere Artepe (LA), Shane Lindner, is playing a role in events referred to...

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