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Is it time for a First Nations university?

 

It would be an important symbol, but that is not enough. It must produce high quality employment ready students and also be an internationally respected hub for Indigenous research. COMMENT by  MARK J SMITH (at left). Batchelor Institute graduation ceremony in Alice Springs (at right).

Federal Police uses drone to spy on tourists

 

AFP officers from Pine Gap demand that tourists tell them what they are doing in a Territory conservation reserve. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE July 19, 7:05pm: Responses from the AFP.

Even unpaid fines are spiralling out of control: Opposition

 

 

They almost doubled to $108m since Labor came to power.

Four years after power warnings, old engines still carry load

 

Four years after alarming predictions by former Chief Minister Adam Giles for the electricity supply in Alice Springs, 10 new gas fired engines bought by his government are still not up to speed. Tim Brands, from RePower Alice Springs, asks why. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 1:15pm July 16: Reply from TGen CEO Tim Duignan.

Man charged with sex offence, boy with multiple thefts

A 20-year-old man will answer a charge of sexual intercourse without consent, while 15-year-old boy will face Youth Court accused of a string of break-ins and car thefts.

Self-drive at record numbers, but there are risks

 

 

But there are risks, says the NT Cattlemen's Association: Visitors are not used to encountering road trains. Overnight campers need to be careful with campfires and take their rubbish with them.

VIDEO: Watch yourself in the NAIDOC march this morning

 

 

Senior women urged about 1000 people marching and attending the rally to fight for what's right, foremost to save children from incarceration. Video by ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Police search for absconder

 

 

He has been seen driving a blue Ford Falcon.

Fracking duel at 50 paces

 

 

Gas exploration company Oilmin and fracking foes eyeball each-other: Revealing aspects of Aboriginal participation in the debate emerge. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Dumbing down Alice Springs


 
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is holding staff workshops this week to discuss its financial difficulties which are feared may lead to job losses, and possibly already have. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Bush bands heading for a September crescendo in Alice

 

 

Bush bands to get opportunity to learn new skills, meet other musicians and create lasting industry relationships in the lead-up to the big bash at the Telegraph Station.

New DKA chief to focus on desert research, renewable energy

 

 

Yirandali man descended from the Hughenden region of Queensland has qualifications including a PhD in medical anthropology.

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