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Aboriginal teenagers: stop spoiling them




Bring back the long and arduous schooling of initiation, in a new and relevant form, writes renowned botanist PETER LATZ in our Rest & Reflection series. Photo by MIKE GILLAM of Mr Latz in his lovingly cared for rural block which has dozens of native plants.


NPY women forging their path to change



Resting on Aboriginal cultural authority and sound corporate management in partnership with non-Aboriginal people, they are fired by strength of purpose and consistency over many years, says their award-winning CEO Andrea Mason. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Bogged meters off highway and AANT doesn't lift a finger




Premium card holder and member for 23 years is told you're on your own, mate. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Read the fine print.


Climate change from an Alice perspective: Time to act.

G20 CLIMATE CHANGE PROTESTClimate change is likely to bring more extreme weather and temperature rises: In Alice Springs the number of days over 35C is expected to increase from 90 per year to up to 182 by 2070, impacting water, weather, tourism, agriculture, disease and health. As the region may become impossible to live in, the mad enthusiasm for fossil fuel extraction continues, writes local environmentalist ALEX KELLY in our Rest and Reflection series.


Only two Alice students in the NTCET top 20





Both are from St Phillip's College: Dean Sullivan (at left), who is placed third in the NT, and River Pachulicz (at right).


Alice a place of dreamers and doers – for millennia!




Opportunities in The Centre are as varied as its lifestyles, writes DARYL GRAY in our Rest and Reflection series published over the festive season.


Another no-show for Gunner

Labor is expecting to lose Katherine next time – so why bother, writes Bruce Francais.

Sit-down money: Pointless jobs for the dole




Few full time jobs are being created and the five hours a day work obligation doesn't do much for the communities. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Could we make what Meeka made?



An outback town that won't lie down, writes ANNA JOHNSON, of Meekatharra.


Gunner not at his Alice reception but at Kelly concert




All dressed up but the host wasn’t there. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Royal Commission wants four months extension




The December hearings ended today with evidence from Alice Springs lawyer Russell Goldflam (pictured).


UPDATE 4pm December 16:


The Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments have granted the extension.


Middle School staff member feared drowned



Excursion to Ellery Bighole may have ended in tragedy.


UPDATE: Body recovered.


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