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'Disappointing' $2m sale of Earth's Creation

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The acclaimed masterpiece by Emily Kame Kngwarreye recently sold at auction for $2m, twice the sum paid for it by its former owner, Tim Jennings of Mbantua Gallery in Todd Mall, but well below the two independent valuations he had for it – one for $4m and one for $3m.

Masked cops with assault rifles, but where are the parents?

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Sending the Tactical Response Group to Alice is the latest idea for dealing with children getting ready for the summer crime spree. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Meeting in CM office will be Transport Hall's 'make or break'

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CEO Liz Matin (pictured) says assistance from departmental officers with compliance issues of no use: "We continually get put in the too hard basket," she says. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Transport Hall of Fame important for town: Gunner

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Police will be providing protection from criminals and departmental officials assistance with "compliance and governance," says Chief Minister.

 

Family violence is mostly men making a choice

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"We cannot continue to face 42 women a year dying because their husband or their partner has made a choice. Indigenous women and girls are 35 times more likely to be assaulted. That is horrendous," said police Commander Michael White today. He is pictured leading the White Ribbon march, nearest to the camera. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Five Peace Pilgrims guilty on all counts

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The jury took just half an hour to finalise their deliberations this morning. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

 

 

UPDATE, 24 November 2017, 4.52pm: Sentencing of all six Peace Pilgrims has been set down for December 4.

Even if 'unfair, unreasonable or too harsh', it is still the law

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It is not open to the jury – now considering verdicts in the trials of five Peace Pilgrims – to find the accused not guilty because they believe the law under which they are being judged is “unfair, unreasonable or too harsh”, said Justice John Reeves in his directions today. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Learning from the past? Never!

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Town council and crime and Aboriginal leaders? Sounds familiar, writes Alex Nelson. 

Midnight bag snatch alleged

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Alleged bag snatcher runs to Wills Terrace causeway.

 

Art at Anzac oval: No new rugby fields, says Lambley

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Government will not guarantee funding for new playing field, writes Robyn Lambley, Independent Member for Araluen.

Compromise was needed to save youth crime plan

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Is council divided? “Hopefully now, during this week, the other councillors who originally indicated they would vote against Cr Satour’s motion would gain a better understanding of it,” says Cr Cocking, pictured with Cr Satour on the campaign trail.

No extraordinary emergency at Pine Gap: judge rules

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The defences which the Peace Pilgrims have tried to raise in relation to entering the Pine Gap prohibited area have been ruled out by Justice John Reeves. KIERAN FINNANE reports on this and closing remarks.

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