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Hall of Fame has to pay for manager the government appointed

 

 

The public servant doing the appointing is also the author of the soy sauce fiasco. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Despite clear leads, no-one was punished for making this mess

 

 

It was an opportunity to make an example of the vandals, prosecute them in open court, name them and shame them. Nothing of that happened. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Call to exempt principals from pay freeze

 

 

Education organisations want school principals exempted from the public service pay freeze – a Gunner budget repair measure – because of ramifications recruitment, retention and morale, and the knock on effect this will have on schools and students, write Britany Roestenburg, Tabby Fudge (pictured) and Jarvis Ryan, representing NTPA NT, COGSO and AEU NT.

The Cattle King dies aged 88

 

 

Peter Sherwin is best remembered as Northern Australia’s renowned Cattle King. At one point he was the largest private landowner in the country, with 17 cattle stations accounting for more than one percent of Australia’s total land mass. Obituary by the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association.

'Gunner the Betrayer'

 

 

Member for Katherine Sandra Nelson owns up to having voted for fracking, writes Bruce Francais (pictured), of Katherine.

Alice vs The Rock, at a glance

 

 

Tourist spend: The gap continues to widen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Chinese, Singaporian pipeline firm wants Aussie handout

 

 

Jemena is wholly owned by the Chinese and Singaporean Governments – it can absolutely afford to build its profit making gas pipelines without money from Australia, writes Naomi Hogan (pictured), from the Lock the Gate Alliance.

Transport Hall of Fame reunion a goer: Manager

 

 

Lester Hamilton appointed as general manager, "overwhelming support from the Alice Springs community and members of the RTHS Australia wide," writes Rosey Batt, statutory manager of the Road Transport Historical Society Inc.

Remembering nuclear past, imagining nuclear-free future


 
Alice Springs locals determined not to forget the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American nuclear bombs in 1945 will come together on 6 August on the Flynn Church lawns in Todd Mall.

NT at the bottom of the barrel

 

 

New equipment investment in the Territory down 3.5% on a year ago, the trend of economic growth is down 5.4% annually and employment is down 6.6% for the year to end June 2019, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins.

Soy sauce now only from a bottlo

 

The booze controllers have a new target. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 4.10pm Tuesday July 30 from the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice.

 

UPDATE 6.25am August 2: The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice has announced a backflip late yesterday.

Why the NT Govt sacked the volunteers managing an icon

 

It's the National Road Transport Hall of Fame, loved by trucking enthusiasts and managed by the industry's moguls. It is in a sound financial position and not a burden on the taxpayer; on the contrary, spending millions of dollars in the town for their annual reunions. The government has turned its back on them for years. Now they pretetnd to be the saviours. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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