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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.


Alice population to grow slowly, public sector fast


It is not expected that new economic sectors will emerge, however health, mining and tourism are forecast to grow, says government draft. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

We correct an error

Tangentyere published financial reports we were unaware of.

Landholders facing the fracking onslaught




Holders of about 95% of Territory land are approaching crucial stages in their dealings with shale oil fracking, while the NT Government is in an apparent headlong rush to build a gas pipeline. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Sign to a fracking operation on the Carpentaria Highway, near Daly Waters, three weeks ago.


Aiming for an events led tourism recovery




Cranking up tourism by starting, developing and attracting major sporting and social events, and giving his kids a reason for staying in town, being part of its growth: That's the aim of council candidate Jamie deBrenni (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Ignoring history costs us dearly




Every bright new idea may not be new at all: Controversies over sporting facilities, hills, suburbs and roads are brawls we've already had. Essay by ALEX NELSON. Photo: Alice Springs in 1950.


New battle over Muckaty




Proposed nuke dump cattle station in new battle. PHOTO: Outback identity Ray Aylett. DANIELLE deBRENNI reports.


The council and the good side of graffiti




The town council has its problems with graffiti but next month it was going to co-sponsor a workshop teaching it. Until it changed its mind, that is. DANIELLE deBRENNI reports.


Domestic violence: Beyond a gender agenda

LETTER: Malcolm Turnbull should think of children who are manipulated into hating their dad or their mum, so that their other parent doesn't have to endure shared parenting with an ex they now despise.


Demise of Greatorex hastened by MLA's departure




Former Assembly Member's heavy heart over the loss of a "great electorate". Photo: Dr Lim is pictured last week at Brendan Heenan's fabled pancake making – a Sunday morning ritual for guests at Mr Heenan's MacDonnell Range caravan park.


Scullion stays Minister for Indigenous Affairs




Territory politician not among the many changes made by Malcolm Turnbull. UPDATE: Adam Giles welcomes the appointment of Josh Frydenburg.


Greatorex gets the flick




The Centre loses an Assembly seat, but it's not Araluen. See the new boundaries at a glance.


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