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Kieran Finnane

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Learning to have ears

By KIERAN FINNANE with FIONA WALSH Little by little more and more people are referring to the place where the town of Alice Springs grew,...

A touch of light: ivory gums and sacred kingfishers

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam Throughout November-December the ancient river red gums shed most of their fatigued outer bark to reveal the polished ivory...

2020, a year of adaptation and achievement for Bindi

A little suspected consequence of the pandemic year has been a reduced need for paper shredding. In the Bindi Contracts Room, where they usually...

Zachary Rolfe trial will be heard in Darwin

Zachary Rolfe and his defence team have succeeded in their application to have his trial heard in Darwin. It is set down for five...

Working to end hunger in The Centre

The South Australian organisation Foodbank, with a mission to end hunger, will set up a Food Hub in Alice Springs next year. Meanwhile the Indigenous...

Will Rolfe trial move to Darwin? No answer yet.

By KIERAN FINNANE Zachary Rolfe, the police officer accused of the murder of Kumanjayi Walker in Yuendumu on 9 November 2019, today applied to...

A touch of light: fast food and yellow wings

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam Backlit by the sun, underwings flaring a bright yellow, they felt strangely like the budgerigar equivalent of the insect...

Skating enterprise wins award for its contribution to youth

Spinifex Skateboards – homegrown in the Eastern Arrernte community of Ltyente Apurte (Santa Teresa) and launched in Alice Springs in July – has capped...

Council goes to water on Willshire Street

By KIERAN FINNANE A majority of councillors last night voted to take no further action on the renaming of Willshire Street. This comes six months...

‘Escalate’ to a meaningless curfew: Town Council

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council last night voted unanimously to back escalated measures by government to counteract antisocial and criminal behaviour, including a possible...

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