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Kilgariff to grow, mobile phone tower for Ilparpa

By ERWIN CHLANDA Plans for a substantial population centre south of The Gap are being disclosed in an application by the NT Government's Land Development...

Territory Alliance government would build a new hospital

Clinical Nurse Manager Jeanette Berthelson in the emergency department opened in 2013. By JULIUS DENNIS The Territory Alliance (TA) has today announced plans for a new...

A touch of light: The bounty, Part 2

Kite and bream © Mike Gillam By MIKE GILLAM It must be raining somewhere down south, I thought. The flow of very cold air had surely...

Split over acting Mayor

By KIERAN FINNANE Mayor Damien Ryan (left), a candidate in the forthcoming NT election, shows no sign of stepping away from his council role until...

New hope for street trees

By KIERAN FINNANE Following public outcry, the butchering of Alice Springs’ street trees is now hopefully a thing of the past. The Town Council last night...

West MacDonnell park: Life returns after the firestorm

By ERWIN CHLANDA A bushfire tore through the West MacDonnells, star attraction of the new campaign to revive the local travel industry, burning about half...

Writing Peace Crimes – an interview

By KIERAN FINNANE Writing Peace Crimes, my new book which is launching this Saturday, started in these pages – with a 2016 review of a...

Dingoes, not goats

Sir – "Mark Reidel would like to see a Territory cooperative for small sized goat farming creating a “wide range of affiliated occupations and...

Mereenie road seal crucial for tourism recovery

By ERWIN CHLANDA “The industry is on its knees. We are basically in our darkest hour.” Patrick Bedford (pictured) became chairman of Tourism Central Australia (TCA)...

The new News: You’re looking at it

Rupert dropped in the other day giving me some invaluable advice about how not to run a local newspaper. Welcome to the new-look Alice Springs...

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COVID transparency takes another beating

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The way they would like you to vote

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Clear and present danger: the global nuclear threat

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