Two high achievers of The Centre: One’s a miner planning to be a major commercial player in the region, the other a choir on the way to becoming an international sensation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photos: Richard Cottee and the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir.
UPDATE: Meanwhile Labor Senator for the NT Malarndirri McCarthy has broken ranks with her party over the lifting of the moratorium, calling the move "quite contemptuous and disgraceful".
There’s no grass growing under the feet of Alex Kelly, director of the Something Somewhere Film Festival, despite the festival taking a break this year, with occasional screenings instead of a full program.
A one-way Adelaide to Darwin train ticket costing nearly $8000 bought bad service and poor amenities, claims a passenger. Great Southern Rail counters that passenger feedback averages a "97% rating for our service and hospitality and a 93% rating for the food and beverages offered on board – truly world-class results.” ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Pictured: Mr Kennedy.
Fracking the Territory could be equivalent to 100 times more than the emissions savings under the Northern Territory Government’s Roadmap to Renewables: 50% by 2030, writes Jimmy Cocking (pictured),Director of the Arid Lands Environment Centre.