Saturday, May 8, 2021

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

NT Budget: Little new for The Centre

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The Territory Government is providing more land for homes in Alice Springs, including $8.3m for release of another stage of Kilgariff Estate, according to a media release from Chief Minister Michael Gunner. He says: "A...

Youth bail laws strengthened

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Today's Youth Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 will strengthen bail laws, expand prescribed offences and give more powers to police through electric monitoring. Family Responsibility Agreements will be court ordered and will...

Our rich culture to be on display

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Filipino and Balinese performers, the famous King Marong with African drumming and dancing, Nepalese dancers, a Hindu group, Studio B dancers and the Cook Island group Desert Paradise will liven up the council...

Alice to get more internet speed

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Alice Springs and close-by suburbs Araluen, Braitling, Ciccone, Desert Springs, East Side, Gillen, Ilparpa, Larapinta, Ross, Sadadeen and The Gap are getting "ultrafast internet speeds" under the NBN's next tranche of its $4.5 billion...

Mercure to stay despite concern over hotels used for quarantine

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By ERWIN CHLANDA SafeNT is going to continue using the Mercure Alice Springs as a quarantine station despite renewed concerns that hotels are not fit for that use. The WA Health Department has confirmed this week...

Junior netball: Alice triumphs again

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By STEVE MENZIES Alice Springs again proved to be the NT champion of junior netball winning three of the four divisions in the NT Link Championships at the weekend. They were the 19-and-under, 15-and-under and 13-and-under...

Asian greens for your stirfry

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By GEOFF MIERS Australians are diversifying their eating habits with many turning to Asian food as winter offers the ideal opportunity to grow many vegetables ideal for the stir fry. They taste best when fresh produce...

Buffel grass threatens butterfly species

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By JULIUS DENNIS Little is known of the Desert Sand-skipper, one of only two butterflies endemic to the arid land of Central Australia, but what is known is that buffel grass could be its demise....

Netball: Even contest after splitting team

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By STEVE MENZIES Splitting the eight KFC Alice Springs Netball Association team into two divisions has the potential for four even contests in this age group every afternoon for the rest of the season. It begins...

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Alice to get more internet speed

Alice Springs and close-by suburbs Araluen, Braitling, Ciccone, Desert Springs, East Side, Gillen, Ilparpa, Larapinta, Ross, Sadadeen and The Gap are getting "ultrafast internet...

Focus on treaty as conditions in the bush remain appalling

PART THREE by ROGER STEELE and DON FULLER Waste and incompetence are rampant. In Part Two we gave as an example Roebourne in Western...

Netball: Even contest after splitting team

By STEVE MENZIES Splitting the eight KFC Alice Springs Netball Association team into two divisions has the potential for four even contests in this age...

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