Sunday, February 25, 2024

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

Paech silent on critical underpinnings for proposed gallery

By ERWIN CHLANDA Arts Minister Chansey Paech (pictured), distracted perhaps by the scandal over his ownership of shares in an alcohol distribution business, is not...

CBD regeneration: Don’t mention crime

By ERWIN CHLANDA Public safety was mentioned frequently during the public consultation about “regenerating” the Alice Springs town centre but the resulting report provides little...

Legal service lawyers ‘in court for Alice clients every day’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) is pleased to confirm its plan to return to full service is well-advanced, with...

Aboriginal legal aid ‘not fit for purpose’

By ERWIN CHLANDA The troubled Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA), which also services Central Australia and claims to be "back on track", has only...

New bid to make the CBD ‘vibrant’

By ERWIN CHLANDA The space between the Todd Mall's Uniting Church and the Yeperenye shopping centre, between the post office and the old Hartley Street...

Mail orders not in grog stats

By ERWIN CHLANDA NT Government released Peak Alcohol Concentration (PAC) statistics – how much grog we drink expressed in litres of pure alcohol – don't...

Legal aid ‘back on track’

Letter to the Editor The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) is on track to resume its full youth legal practice by taking on new...

Centre treasures well hidden

By ERWIN CHLANDA Newcomers trickling into The Centre at the start of the year to take up jobs are likely to think the spaces aren't...

Cash for bricks and mortar, not people

By ERWIN CHLANDA The latest government alcohol control effort, now a year old, has resulted in a dramatic drop in bottle shop and online transactions,...

Pus and blood doctors in bush, state-of-the-art theatre in town

By ROD MOSS Some of my friends in the health industry servicing Indigenous clients in remote communities were perplexed by the seeming disregard clients had...

Singleton water allocations: Environmentalists fail in court

By ERWIN CHLANDA Proceedings in the Supreme Court about the controversial Singleton Station water allocation by the NT Government were all dismissed by Justice Barr...

NT worst economy in the nation, 63 months in a row

LETTER TO THE EDITOR The Northern Territory's economy has once again been ranked as the worst performer in the nation, 63 months in a row,...

CLP luminary wants Jacinta Price to get Scomo’s seat

By ERWIN CHLANDA A former Country Liberal Party front bencher, Roger "Stainless" Steele, says it's likely that NT Senator Jacinta Price "could contribute even more...

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