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Kieran Finnane

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Traditional Owner patrol of CBD is ‘history in the making’

By KIERAN FINNANE A delighted Phillip Alice has announced on his Facebook page that the Traditional Owner foot patrol, which he calls the “Arrente patrol”...

Brawling parties: in the streets, in the meeting rooms

By KIERAN FINNANE See you around the table or see you in court? The Town Council last night took a bet each way: inviting the...

Can a bigger better building fix library woes?

By GABRIEL CURTIN and ACE GODDARD What can the Alice Springs Public Library do to better meet the community’s needs and what facilities need to...

Book charts unique fusion of Arrernte world view and Catholic faith

By KIERAN FINNANE In the last year of his life, Michael Bowden OAM, well known in Central Australia after having lived many years in Alice...

A touch of light: the desert in between

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam  The nature photographer in search of quintessential desert images is confronted by a great many subtle details and demands....

Alice women join wave of anger breaking on Canberra

By KIERAN FINNANE Canberra’s Parliament House as a workplace does not often figure in Alice Springs conversations, but in the very public one held yesterday...

‘Another one lost to us, an outstanding, passionate person’

By JULIUS DENNIS There were dark clouds over Alice Springs yesterday afternoon, as the sound of wailing and scraping of gum leaves on cement rounded...

Faith groups sound alarm for the climate

By KIERAN FINNANE “Were you there?” they sang in the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of March. “Were you there when we bleached and...

A touch of light: iridescent treasure

By MIKE GILLAM Photo © Mike Gillam Like pollen starved bees, nature photographers are always looking for flowers, less for their obvious beauty and more for...

Council: who’s in charge?

By KIERAN FINNANE There are signs of pushback against the growing relegation of the Town Council’s Elected Members to policy-making decisions only. The business papers for...

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