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Murder accused being treated for ‘severe schizophrenia’



The information came from lawyer Maker Mayek (pictured), appearing by telephone in the Alice Springs Local Court this morning, on instructions from Pande Veleski’s family. Mr Veleski had been due to appear, but was taken to hospital.


UPDATE, 7 December 2016. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Town throws a party in the spirit of Christmas



Organised by the Town Council, it wanted for nothing when it came to atmosphere, diversity, fun and community feeling. Words & pictures by Kieran Finnane.

Local palliative care lobby gets its way after long campaign




Specialist facility for the dying gets green light after arm-twisting by local volunteers: It's the pollies who are doing the clapping. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Cool reception for the non-Local Government Minister


Missing portfolio: No, the new government hasn't overlooked local government. They chopped the department on purpose. PHOTO: Mr McCarthy and Mayor Ryan addressing the LGANT meeting this morning. ERWIN CLANDA reports.


'Maverick artist and change-agent' wins major fellowship




Worth $160,000, the Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship will buy Alex Kelly time to develop a major project, likely to focus on climate change. She is pictured with Canadian author and climate change activist Naomi Klein. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Trees on Melanka block no longer sacred?




Sacred trees, which complicated design of $100m Melanka complex, now neglected and at risk from car parking traffic. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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