Sunday, October 17, 2021

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

COVID: Teetering at the edge

By ERWIN CHLANDA If the national development conference in Kalgoorlie can’t come up with an agenda that’s not wasting half the delegates’ time than who can? CDU Professor Rolf Gerritsen from Alice Springs is thinking about...

Zero tolerance penalties in wake of netball grand final

A spectator has been banned from attending all netball at Pat Gallagher Netball Centre until 30 June 2022 while the Rovers Netball Club has been handed a suspended sanction and a club official reprimanded...

Oval for gallery: Custodians unanimously opposed, says NTCAT

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Mparntwe custodians are unanimously opposed to the acquisition of ANZAC Oval for the Aboriginal art gallery (NAAG) and the NT Government should go back for more talks. "Consultations by the Northern Territory...

Hundreds of deaths feared as Covid vaccination slips

FROM OUR SEVEN MILLION WORD STORY ARCHIVE By OSCAR PERRI If the Covid vaccination rate continues at its current rate, it will take until March next year to fully vaccinate the Central Australian Aboriginal population. This is...

First contact was often child rape

By JOHN P Mc D SMITH A Scotsman, John McDouall Stuart, explored Northern Australia during 1860-62, which led to the opening up of what was to become the Northern Territory in 1911.  Another Scotsman, Doctor...

Singleton water gift: Back to the drawing board

EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA NT Government moves towards an annual gift of 40 billion litres of Territory water for 30 years came to a halt within hours of the Alice Springs News pointing out that...

ARCHIVE: Waste firm with plans for Alice builds giant air dome


The company preparing to create a toxic waste deposit near Titjikala south of Alice Springs, Tellus Holdings Ltd, has built one of the world’s largest air dome structures at their Sandy Ridge facility in the gold fields region of Western Australia.

October planting: Beat the heat

By GEOFF MIERS October is one of the best months of the year to garden and it is really your last chance to pot away in comfort before it starts to really heat up. The amount...

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