Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Australian pathway through Pine Gap to nuclear ban treaty 


 
'A careful examination of precisely what Pine Gap does shows there is a viable pathway in the most important of its nuclear-related activities for Australia to become compliant with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, without necessarily disrupting its alliance with the United States,' writes RICHARD TANTER. The Alice Springs News publishes this piece on Hiroshima Day, remembering the catastrophe of the first atomic bomb dropped on that Japanese city on 6 August 1945.

Transport Hall co-founder lashes out at government take-over

 

"The hypocrisy of sacking board members because they weren't NT residents and then appointing interstate managers is just breathtaking," says Lindsay Johannsen (at right) whose family has had a major role in the Territory transport industry for more than 100 years. At left: The Johannsen's Bertha, the crowning exhibit at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame, crossing the Georgina River near Urandangie.

Nuke power way to zero emissions, or a solar shortcut?

With 30% of the world’s known uranium reserves – many of them in The Centre – and as the third largest uranium producer, Australia will be critical to helping the world meet its need for electricity while also reducing emissions, says Tania Constable (pictured), CEO, Minerals Council of Australia. At the same time, the company Sun Cable is gearing up for a $2bn solar farm project near Tennant Creek, transmitting to Singapore 15% of that country's electricity demand, all created by what the NT has in abundance: Land and sunshine.

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.

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