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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.