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Alice Prize unpackers pick a winner

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Agreement between unpackers, judges and the public is rare in art prizes: will it be any different at this year’s Alice Prize, opening Friday?

Alice chairs for Venice unveiled at Bondi

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The Anerle-aneme chair – a collaboration by Alice Springs based designer Elliat Rich and the Aboriginal owned Centre for Appropriate Technology – was launched at the preview of Australia’s 2016 Venice Architectural Biennale exhibition, held recently at Icebergs, Bondi Beach.

Advocate editor joins Giles staff

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The next move in the relationship of the American-owned newspaper with the NT Government. PHOTO: Mr Giles (centre, with candidate Steve Brown) on the front page after tipping off the Advocate ahead of other media about the power station project. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Fracking: More details from Labor on policy

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Independent checks of what is best practice of this "frontier industry," mines department not the regulator, funding for community organisations and a stronger EPA, says Gerry McCarthy. EXCLUSIVE by ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

Time server Conlan gets government junket to Germany

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Why? Because Giles needs his vote so his government doesn't come crashing down? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

1Territory preselects for Stuart past ICPA president

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Andi Bracey (pictured), cattle station mum of five, to run in huge Central Australian electorate.

 

Desert writing to educate the ‘coast-huggers’

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Remote is a relative term. Remote from where? For many living in so-called remote communities or lands, their place is the centre. KIERAN FINNANE reviews Desert Writing: Stories from country.

Can you successfully sue a politician? Maybe.

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If a volunteer director of a community bank is liable for its conduct, so ought to be public officials for what they do, writes DALTON DUPUY. Photo: The NT Cabinet in June last year.

 

Alice tourism: slow recovery while Rock booms

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In 2014/15 all Alice Springs accommodation houses combined had 506,000 "guest nights occupied," earning $36m. Ayers Rock Resort (pictured), just one operator, had 454,000, earning $51m. What's Alice Springs doing wrong? Should taxpayers pay for the promotion of the interstate-owned resort? ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with Stephen Schwer, the new CEO of Tourism Central Australia.

 

Todd River: Trees in, buffel out

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Green army is mobilised to fight "aggressive colonising" buffel. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

New lobby demands more solar, less gas

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Modify $75m power station project by reducing the number of engines, group says. Currently 10 are planned, write LOUISE STANLEY and GLENN MARSHALL.

 

Another one woman campaign for Alice tourism

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Tracie Hall's motto is not stay another day, but "with so much to do, stay a week or two!" ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

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