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There was method in the madness


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




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?




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



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




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The 'paperless arrest' law impacts disproportionately on Indigenous Territorians, is therefore unfair and should be repealed, Coroner Greg Cavanagh said today in his findings on the death in custody of Kumunjayi Langdon of Yuendumu.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


Bureaucracy kills or delays solar experiment




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.


$100m CBD project still in limbo




What's happening with Melanka? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Taking mine prospects with a pinch of salt




Residential real estate investors may be banking on the proposed salt mine 120 kms south of town, but it clearly is in the 'so close and yet so far' category. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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