The government crisis triggered by the proposal to close to police front counter in Alice Springs during the night is evidence of a disconnect with the region and its elected representatives, says backbencher, Stuart MLA Scott McConnell. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Alice Springs may well find the elusive solution to its summer crime spree, triggering the usual Facebook fury, in Columbia where clowns succeeded and cops failed, writes Richard Bentley in our Rest & Reflection series.
Harry Williams with friends building Ted Strehlow’s house at Jay Creek: One of the thousands of historical images in the public library collection created by BARRY ALLWRIGHT. He writes in our Rest & Reflection series today.
TARA LECKEY, in her comment for our Rest & Reflection series, discovers small towns around Australia whose stories about their past entice tourists to stay, chat and spend. PHOTOS: The Pitchi Ritchi residence in Alice Springs, Chapman House is being restored by Heritage Alice Springs.
Learning to go with the flow will require all of our creativity. Such action is overdue, but the possibility of a flood can be just the motivation we need, writes MICHAEL LA FLAMME in our Rest & Reflection Series. Photo: PAMELA KEIL.
Slight increases in prices for residential properties but abnormally high vacancy rates in the retail, commercial and industrial sector – that's where the Alice Springs real estate market is at, according the L J Hooker's Doug Fraser. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Google Earth image of the industrial area and the CBD, bottom right in the picture.