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Erwin Chlanda

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A billion dollars in the Aboriginal Benefits Account?

By ERWIN CHLANDA A prominent Arrernte man says there may be $1 billion in the Aboriginal Benefits Account (ABA) but the Minister for Indigenous Australians,...

CLP and ALP, both dole out the mushroom treatment

By ERWIN CHLANDA What do the NT Government and Opposition have in common? They avoid answering probing media questions whenever they can. On October 6 a...

Government gets $446m in mineral royalties

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Government collected $446m – about 10% – in royalties from $4.6 billion worth of ore sold by the mining companies...

Council mum on breaching its purchasing policy

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Town Council is in breach of its purchasing policy that requires price comparisons ensuring that the ratepayer isn’t ripped off. That policy...

Council must lead on youth crime, fund drop-in centre: Marli Banks

By ERWIN CHLANDA A councillor will challenge the town’s local government tonight to not only to become a leader in the fight against juvenile crime,...

Gunner’s great gas hope ‘collapses’

Gas analyst for the Institute of Energy, Economics and Financial Analysis, BRUCE ROBERTSON in this OpEd says as export partners pull out, Origin and...

A brief glimpse into an integrated approach to gardening

By GEOFF MIERS An integrated approach to managing the garden has enormous benefits for the home gardener and it’s not hard, it’s actually really quite...

Phone tower: Objectors gain deferral

A decision on the controversial Telstra tower planned for a rural block in the Ilparpa subdivision has been deferred. The tower is a 30.5m high...

As the government is failing, all eyes are on the council

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA Something terrible will happen if nothing is done. That's been the public fear for a long time in response to the...

Motorcyclist in hit and run dies

A motorcyclist who was struck in a hit and run incident in Alice Springs last week has died in hospital interstate, police disclosed this...

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