Sunday, July 21, 2024

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The adequacy of judicial sentencing

COMMENT by BOB BEADMAN Part Two.  I suspect that statistics will confirm many of our trivial convictions referred to in Part One would not result in...

Wine, not climb

By ERWIN CHLANDA Sixty five thousand years. The world’s oldest living culture. One of the things that make Australia great. Aboriginal people and the tourism...

Crime is killing the economy

COMMENT by DON FULLER The health of the business economy is fundamental to the on-going health and survival of a society and a region. The...

Uncultivated vastness a refuge from cacophonous cities

Part 2 by MIKE GILLAM Flights in a light aircraft enhance my perspective of the lower Lake Eyre Basin. This view of country recalls the...

The surprising abundance of Coober Pedy

By MIKE GILLAM Capturing one of the largest internally draining river systems in the world, the Lake Eyre Basin occupies more than 16% of the...

Fight with nulla-nullas, spears, a baseball bat and a machete

COMMENT by DON FULLER The NT Government's incompetence to provide even the most basic level of public safety, its huge police force notwithstanding, was predicted...

Youth crime: Parents need to act, says Yan

By ERWIN CHLANDA It’s time parents of delinquent young people took control of their offspring, and if they don't, laws need to be brought in...

Corporate buyers may end family cattle industry

By ERWIN CHLANDA How come the value of cattle stations is skyrocketing? The bar of the Centralian Beef Breeders Association was a good place for...

Thousands for the Show, millions for Parrtjima

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Alice Springs Show wants to bring back attractions from earlier years but it needs more cash and manpower. The NT Government puts...

Buffel grass declared a weed

By ERWIN CHLANDA Buffel grass has been declared a weed and a management plan will now be formalised towards reducing its impact in Central Australia,...

Our showgrounds – more than meets the eye

By ERWIN CHLANDA Everyone knows the Annual Show is going to be there this Friday, and the Red Centre Nats for revheads in August, but...

Power for the asking, in more ways than one

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Government is charging you five times as much for electricity compared to what Fred next door is paying for solar. Got...

Government drops Henley on Todd

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Government has reduced its minor subsidy for the iconic tourist attraction Henley on Todd to an extent where the even...

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