Federal Minister Jenny Macklin’s hypocrisy knows no bounds. While berating the Northern Territory for its handling of alcohol policy, Minister Macklin has previously approved the purchase of three liquor licences in Alice Springs, writes David Tollner, NT Minister for Alcohol Rehabilitation and Policy.
Proposed amendments to the Native Title Act will increase uncertainty and inefficiency and lead to further delays in the native title negotiation process and in the release of mineral titles. The Amendment Bill should therefore be withdrawn immediately, writes Simon Bennison, of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies.
Alice Springs is one of seven finalists in the running to host an international Social Media Tourism Symposium and we need people power to get the event, writes Matt Conlan, NT Minister for Tourism and Major Events.