He says the council should be not just a promoter, but a part-owner of an Indigenous cultural centre and the planned Uniting Church residential and commercial complex. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: View into the Uniting Church grounds, possible site for a future development.
With the town's population stagnant for a decade, home prices in decline and commercial real estate empty, would that be public money well spent? Or is the "no dam" lobby hard at work? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
"Prior presence" is a no brainer. First Australians don't need a referendum but meaningful lives, rooted in their own efforts, on their land, comments TED EGAN, in our Rest & Reflection series written by people who make a difference in our town.
By KAY EADE, the Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce NT, takes a look at what works and what doesn't in our town's economy. She is writing our Rest & Reflection series to which we have asked people who make a difference in The Alice to contribute.
Threats from a changing climate, the collapse of the CLP, a council needing a rocket under it and meeting the needs of the people in the Ten Deserts, over an area that would be the world's 8th biggest country: There's work to do, writes environmentalist JIMMY COCKING (pictured with son Louka), in our Rest & Reflection series.
Making witnesses squirm is all in a day's work for barrister RUSSELL GOLDFLAM but appearing before the Royal Commission he found himself on the receiving end. The barrister, who is also a talented musician, is the fourth writer in our Rest & Reflection series.