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Killerbots, guided by Pine Gap, same as any other weapon?

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What to hit, what to avoid will be programmed at the design stage; deployment and targeting will still be human-directed. That's what makes Pine Gap relevant and gives Alice Springs residents a more than usual stake in the debate at the UN. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Half a billion dollars for NT roads: Scullion

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Federal program will  increase flood immunity and boost safety and efficiency through sealing, realigning routes, building bridges and widening roads, writes Nigel Scullion (pictured) Senator for the Northern Territory.

Gallery swap: Aborigines second in pecking order

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The Chief Minister is putting his fresh "preferred location" for the National Aboriginal Art Gallery to the town council, ahead of the local Aboriginal people whose culture and traditions the multi-million project is mean to be celebrating. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Welcome to winter paradise

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How to use a Swag and other useful hints as we say good-bye to the heat. By ERWIN CHLANDA.

Bottle snatching and assault alleged

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Police seek a woman after alleged bottle snatching and assault.

Cattlemen face land tenure, gas, live export and Native Title

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Live export restrictions, on-shore gas production, Native Title and security of land tenure present challenges to the cattle industry, according to Chris Nott (pictured), president of the NT Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA), speaking at its annual meeting today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 12.30pm The NT Government is proposing to amend the Pastoral Land Act making permission to use pastoral lease land for non-pastoral purposes more difficult to obtain.

 

UPDATE Saturday 3.15am: Live export safe under Labor, say McCarthy and Snowdon.

John Moriarty: My mother found me in Alice Springs

2624 Moriarty Qantas SMUniversity graduate, soccer star, activist, senior public servant and successful businessman: Removed child John Moriarty rose to the top of Australia's public life, with Alice Springs at the crossroads of his extraordinary achievements. MARK J SMITH chronicles them. Photo: John and Ros Moriarty with the Qantas Dreamliner whose livery their company created. Two-time Brownlow Medallist Adam Goodes is in the centre.

We’ll all be rooned. Not.

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House and unit prices: Hanrahan’s got it wrong. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE: Part of Araluen from Google Earth.

Tungsten, molybdenum miner closer to production

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Thor raises $742,000 and moves mine north-east of Alice closer to production. And the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority has now issued an Authority Certificate. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Thor's Molyhil site.

Save Anzac Hill High School: National Trust

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The school was the first purpose built school for the education of secondary school students in Alice Springs and was a significant step-up in school design to meet the increasing needs of the community, writes Tim Dixon, Director, National Trust NT.

Council platitudes in response to residents' anger

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The Town Council director of technical services, Scott Allen (at left), answers with platitudes questions raised three weeks ago about damaging work done to the verges of Schaber Road. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Government backflip leaves Centre's youth worst off

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Almost 75%  of young people in detention in the Northern Territory are from the Centre. They are being doubly punished, says the Central Australian Youth Justice committee, by being locked up in a detention centre that’s not fit for purpose, or being sent over a thousand kilometres away from their families to Don Dale where they can’t receive visits.

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