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CAAMA must show why it shouldn't be under administration


The media organisation linked with the TV station Imparja needs to answer by the end of this month. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

CLP would return 'Juvie' to Corrections. Curfew maybe.




"Every youth offender will, if diverted, undertake community service," says Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

Old Timers Village resident locked in


An 82-year-old former air traffic controller says he was tricked into signing over Power of Attorney to his daughter and now is being kept a virtual prisoner in Flynn Lodge at Old Timers. He, and two of his former carers, spoke to ERWIN CHLANDA.

Cashless Debit Card will harm: NTCOSS



Another poorly thought through plan from Canberra, there is no consistent evidence to show that it works, says Deborah Di Natale, CEO of the NT Council of Social Services. 

Woman threatened with weapon, credit card, car stolen


Police have arrested a 17-year-old youth in relation to the aggravated unlawful entry and multiple other charges.

Lack of consultation on sex services

"Territorians are very concerned by the definition of 'next to or adjoining'. Does it mean a sex services business can operate opposite a school?" asks Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro. 

Epistle from the inferno



It has been a long and harrowing relly run for Deb Clarke and me this summer, dodging bushfires and following dying relatives, writes CHARLIE CARTER.

Transport Hall manager takes Liz Martin to court



The NT Government appointed manager of the National Transport Hall of Fame is taking to court Liz Martin, the co-founder of the iconic tourist attraction and for decades its driving force. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Volunteers are pictured on Liz Martin's Facebook site.

Mayor's 'conflict of interest' issues need more work

The decision by the majority of town councillors – to seek a second legal opinion on the potential conflict of interest in Damien Ryan being a political candidate while he is still the Mayor – needs more work. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.


Big demand for camels as drought harms beef industry



Catching, farming camels are great opportunities for Aborigines in remote areas where few other economic opportunities exist, writes industry expert, Alan Keeling.

Assange must not be abandoned



People need to mobilise in order to free this man as journalism is not a crime, writes Margaret Grace Richardson, founder of the Julian Assange Supporters Alice Springs Action Group.


$1m from Feds to deal with Central Desert water issues



Yuendumu and Engawala are “communities under threat," according to Dianne Hood (pictured), CEO of the Central Desert Regional Council. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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