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Outback media workers celebrate success




Lajamanu hosts 180 remote media workers for the 17th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival.


Builders welcome infrastructure fund




$200m to leverage $800m in projects works, writes David Malone (pictured).


Council should take up slack of Greatorex axing



As the Centre is losing 20% of its representation with the axing of Greatorex, the town council should take up the slack in the region's diminished democratic system. That's the view of Jason Quin (pictured), one of the seven candidates for Saturday's council by-election. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.

Do we need the footy carnival?




What are the reasons of continuing to take the path of "the show must go on at all costs" with respect to the Easter footy carnival, asks MICHAEL LIDDLE.


Paech, McConnell to stand for Labor




Candidates for Stuart, Namatjira announced. Will Chansey Paech (pictured) cause another $100,000 council by-election? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Fracking with our water supply? By-election could make difference

Some candidates are against the controversial practice.

Yipirinya School evades statutory Education Dept controls



Measures ordered by a special investigation seem to have fallen on deaf ears after the lock-out of former principal Ken Langford-Smith. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


SEE UPDATE 7:40pm.


Tourism hopes for huge region around Rock




Area the size of Switzerland to be declared an Indigenous Protected Area tomorrow.


New Stuart statue plaques get it wrong




Council should now pay for monument acknowledging Arrernte, writes DAN MURPHY.


Price wants council to do better than basics




If candidate Jacinta Price (pictured) gets her way the town council can look forward to a frantic 18 months – or more. She spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.


A picnic of promise




Feasting with the ancients: food for body and mind. By KIERAN FINNANE.

Empty shops turn-around




The Alice Plaza in the northern Todd Mall is forging ahead with plans to fill some empty spaces in the shopping centre – and lure more people to that part of town. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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