Monday, August 10, 2020

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

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“No comment” about man on hunger strike in quarantine

ABOVE: Food which hunger striker Braedon Earley left outside his quarantine room. By ERWIN CHLANDA “We won’t be commenting on individuals in the quarantine facilities.” That is...

A touch of light: deep water, dry river

By MIKE GILLAM All images © Mike Gillam I arrived in the predawn, a crescent moon and Venus standing brightly to the north, above and beyond...

Kids on Country, ban fracking: Greens

By JULIUS DENNIS A total ban of fracking and comprehensive initiatives for dealing with troublesome children are key planks in the Greens' platform who are...

Pine Gap: A tiny crack, but enough to let some light in

By ERWIN CHLANDA The bright sunshine on Saturday morning delighted the 88 people on top of Anzac Hill, including Arrernte law men Benedict Kngwarraye Stevens...

Air travellers: Who controls pandemic rules?

UPDATE August 4, 9.13am: The source for this report is Darwin businessman and former 1Territory Party president, Braedon Earley (at left). This morning he went...

Residents protest 10 storey mobile phone tower

Two Ilparpa residents at Lot 7753, Greatorex Road, are protesting a proposed 31.4 meter Telstra mobile phone tower being planned right at their boundary...

Skateboarding closed the gap

By ERWIN CHLANDA Sport, food, entertainment, art, business, black, white, music, IT, drink, people with a spread of backgrounds, trade – all in one place? If...

Gunner blames pandemic for fiscal fiasco: Commentator

Michael Gunner (inset) is said to be washing his hands of the NT's record deficit. Image: Government publicity of pandemic precautions. By ERWIN CHLANDA “Gunner plays...

Tourism wholesaler must come back to the NT

By ERWIN CHLANDA "The Territory Discoveries tourism wholesaler has been in the hands of a southern travel company since 2014. I believe Territory Discoveries, the...

Only way Feds would bail out the NT is by taking it over

By ERWIN CHLANDA A common view is that Canberra will bail out the Territory from the Gunner Government’s record debt which is tipped to grow...

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