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Town still upset with Stuart statue, say researchers

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A public arts engagement project that centred on a statue of the explorer has tapped into a vein of powerful emotion and resulted in the production of a collection of thought-provoking artworks, say Dr Judy Lovell and Dr Al Strangeways.

What kind of world is this?

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Themes of desire, fate, transcendence and cycles that won’t be broken recur throughout Michael Giacometti's first collection of stories and become what bind together its seemingly “unconnected impressions”, writes DANI POWELL who launched the book last week in Alice Springs.

Renewable research: $5m over three years

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The Intyalheme Centre for Future Energy housed at the Desert Knowledge Precinct (pictured) in Alice Springs will  position Alice as the Solar Capital of Australia and lead the way in research, development and implementation, write DALE WAKEFIELD, Member for Braitling, and LAUREN GANLEY, CEO.

Hazardous waste facility near Alice recommended by EPA

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A temporary hazardous waste storage facility, an underground salt mine, a permanent disposal facility for hazardous waste (in the mined out, underground salt caverns), and associated infrastructure such as salt stockpiles, haul roads and access roads should be permitted, writes Dr PAUL VOGEL, NT EPA Chairman.

 

UPDATE 5:15pm Dec 12: ALEC comments.

 

UPDATE 7:00am Dec 13: "No consent from TOs."

Keith Lawrie Flats – people have had enough!

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Relentless violence, drinking and rowdy conduct: The answer from the government is a lick of paint and more lighting, comments ROBYN LAMBLEY, independent MLA for Araluen. PHOTO: The flats in 2006, by ALEX NELSON.

Alice Beat Festival no longer wanted?

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As Artist in Residence with the NT Music School choral program and leader of the Alice Beat Festival in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Markus Kuchenbuch bids a regretful farewell, one that he did not seek.

Judge Borchers: no misconduct but inappropriate conduct

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Judge Greg Borchers (left) did not accuse a youth of taking advantage of the recent death of his mother in explaining his offending in the Alice Springs Youth Justice Court, but he has been found to have "engaged in inappropriate judicial conduct" and will be removed from his duties at the youth court, says Chief Judge of the Darwin Local Court, Dr John Lowndes.

Centre art stands out in SA festival

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Like familiar faces in a crowd, the works of Central Australian artists jump out as I visit Tarnanthi, billed as a Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide, writes KIERAN FINNANE.

Hermannsburg historic precinct gets cash injection

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Government cash will go to Hermannsburg for restoration, development, writes Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism and Culture.

Pollution? High fliers get it easy.

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Jettisoning fuel in flight – why all the secrecy? The Federal authority says it hasn't got the answers about an Emirates jet dumping fuel over Central Australia and the airline says it won't give them. ERWIN CHLANDA investigates.

Pay up, and you'll make the news, inquiry is told

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Professional rules of journalism were routinely flouted by some Territory media in grubby cash-for-comment policies during the lead-up to last year's NT election, according to 1Territory Party president, Braedon Earley (at right). He is giving evidence to Commissioner John Mansfield (at left), who is conducting the Political Donations Inquiry in the Territory. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 
UPDATE Dec 8 at 12 noon: Categorical denial by Pangaea and Tim Radburn.

Senator Nigel Scullion elected acting CLP president

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He throws down the gauntlet to the "faceless Labor powerbrokers of the Gunner Government" and the Chief Minister's "union puppet-masters" set to tax Territorians "to oblivion".

 

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