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Street kids: What cops can do

 

Moving children to a safe place, engagement with parents and families, referral them to Territory Families via identified referral systems or direct engagement with Territory Families, says Assistant Commissioner Narelle Beer. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Transport Hall: No details of the cost for appointed manager

 

 

Government silent on details of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame statutory management, but no public funds are being spent. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Government corporation bids for Kilgariff Two

 

 

Government's Land Development Corporation bids for Kilgariff Stage Two. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Image  from the Alice Springs News archive.

More to come?

 
 
 

From Alice Springs historian ALEX NELSON, 2.47pm yesterday.

Minister Fyles gets her facts wrong on sex industry

 

 

Putting an end to the exploitation of prostitution of women is the primary standard for measuring the compatibility of the NT Sex Industry Act with human rights. The NT law fails even to aim at this standard, writes Simone Watson (pictured), National Director, Nordic Model Australia Coalition "NorMAC".

St Philip’s College students shine in NTCET

 

 

 

Tryphina Reu (pictured) is in the NT's top 10, and the college was named as one of five schools in the Territory to have the highest number of students complete the NTCET, writes Jill Jansons, St Philip’s College Director of Community Relations.

Sex work would devalue people's homes

 

 

It should be carried out only in industrial areas, says Sue Shearer of the Council on the Ageing.

Gas and solar: Still uneasy bedfellows

 

 

The current upheaval in the Territory's electricity business clearly has some of its roots in the drawn-out and largely inconclusive pursuit of getting 50% of the power we consume from renewable sources by 2030. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Bearing witness to a mostly invisible world

 

Leni Shilton's Malcolm "is a remarkable book, in both portraiture as well as plot. Every word counts and every poem builds character and community, at the same time feeding the unfolding narrative," writes DANI POWELL.

Increased fire prepared? Not the NT Government.

 

 

Use of big water bombers still ruled out and the review of how the 17 day blaze in the West MacDonnells was handled last January is still not public. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Gunner's gas offset policy 'flimsy'

 

 

The Chief Minister is attempting to avoid scrutiny by releasing this contentious policy, which lacks critical detail, on a Friday close to the Christmas holidays, writes Lauren Mellor (pictured) of the Protect Country Alliance.

Gallery: Anzac Oval still the sticking point

 

 

Government welcomes council's support for Anzac precinct location but insists the rugby oval is still part of the "vision". KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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