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There was method in the madness

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As bureaucracy and political correctness are turning outback larrikins into an endangered species, the 100 local Rotary members staging Henley on Todd are thumbing their noses at those scourges, keeping alive the town's brand of being unique. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Watch the video of the Viking boat catch fire.

 

Massive makeover of showgrounds proposed

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A letter of intent has been signed by the Blatherskite Park Land Trust for "potential collaboration" in developing a massive technology, sport and education hub. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Government water research: a drop in the ocean?

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An allocation of $2.4m over four years in the 2014 Territory Budget for exploration of water resources is being spread over nine regions, an effort an Alice Springs Councillor calls meagre but at least a start. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Aged woman injured by rock thrower

A 71-year-old woman was hit by a rock on August 6 when she was a passenger in a car traveling behind Yirara College.

Four 'pop ups' in line for the mall

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Four of Todd Mall's vacant premises will be brought back to life by pop up ventures during the Alice Desert Festival and Desert Mob. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Violence Order sought against Rosalie Kunoth-Monks

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Aboriginal corporation manager seeks Personal Violence Order against activist Rosalie Kunoth-Monks (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Repeal 'paperless arrest' law: Coroner

The 'paperless arrest' law impacts disproportionately on Indigenous Territorians, is therefore unfair and should be repealed, Coroner Greg Cavanagh said today in his findings on the death in custody of Kumunjayi Langdon of Yuendumu. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATED with additional reporting, 17 August 2015.

 

The Redback mountain bikers set to hit Alice

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Close to 200 mountain bikers will descend on Alice Springs for The Redback, presented by Ingkerreke Commercial, Australia’s most legendary mountain bike stage race, writes Erica Naughtin.

 

Big splash in a dry river

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Another highpoint of community initiative and a tourist magnet, the dry river regatta Henley on Todd, will engulf Alice Springs tomorrow. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Bureaucracy kills or delays solar experiment

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A bid to cross Australia from east to west on solar powered quad bikes (pictured) had to be scrapped or at least postponed by a year, reports ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

New party takes swipe at Giles, outlines policies

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The gloves are clearly off for the new political party being formed in the NT, 1Territory, with a swipe from president Braedon Earley (pictured) at Chief Minister Adam Giles over where he lives. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

$100m CBD project still in limbo

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What's happening with Melanka? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

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