Saturday, April 17, 2021

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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NT has Australia’s “weakest COVID restrictions”

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT has the weakest COVID restrictions in Australia and its most vulnerable population "at the very time when risk has escalated...

Grapes groove, mangos misery

By JULIUS DENNIS The ever changing fortunes of COVID state border closures are creating a good news / bad news story in the fertile TiTree...

An artist’s New York

By KIERAN FINNANE It’s hard to think about New York now without the looming shadow of the pandemic. The city is in the grip of...

How do you create a cactus garden? Carefully.

By GEOFF MIERS Creating a potted cactus garden is a great holiday activity for kids and parents, especially for older kids who like to flirt...

Rebel roosters in prison – a security threat?

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Commissioner of Corrective Services, Scott McNairn, has blocked enquiries about roosters sequestered at the Alice Springs prison “because of operational and...

Lhere Artepe may take new look at gallery site

By ERWIN CHLANDA Lhere Artepe should be the go-to for all Aboriginal issues in Alice Springs, says Graeme Smith (pictured), the new acting CEO of...

Council provides ammunition for smashing windows

By ERWIN CHLANDA A long-time businessman says the council is inadvertently providing the missiles used to break windows in the Mall. Darren Burton says he will...

Making school success praiseworthy on remote Aboriginal communities

OpEd by RALPH FOLDS A kid learning quickly to read and write on a remote community is not considered smart, except perhaps by the school...

COVID numbers spell out our good fortune

By ERWIN CHLANDA We definitely must not gloat but let’s permit us to feel exceptionally lucky to be living in the NT. Our head spins listening...

The things you can do in a bath tub

By GEOFF MIERS The uses of bath tubs in the home garden are almost limitless: A water feature or fish pond, a worm farm, algae...

Martina, the first of priest’s 150 Aboriginal wives

By JOHN P McD SMITH One hundred years ago Francis Gsell “purchased” the first of his 150 wives. This is his story. A Catholic Aboriginal mission...

The people must use the power they have

Good morning, readers, and welcome to 2021 when clearly people at the grassroots will need to more fully take charge of their future. There’s a...
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Crime up but police scores points

By ERWIN CHLANDA There have been further increases in crimes against the person, Commander Craig Laidler told media this morning, but the rise is less...

Survey shows tourism staff crisis way greater than estimated

By JULIUS DENNIS A survey filled out by 110 hospitality businesses, 25% of the Hospitality NT membership, has found there are over 7000 workers needed...

Tonight’s netball to bring out the best

By STEVE MENZIES Individual battles within the overall contest of the contest will highlight the game between Federal Club Eastside and Rovers Complete Construction this...

Staff shortage has tourism ‘working on the edge’

By JULIUS DENNIS A lack of workers has reduced opportunities for two Alice Springs businesses to profit from the recent surge of tourists. Some doubt...