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Last drinks, and Henley on Todd cancelled

 
 

A few people (pictured) enjoyed drinks at Sporties in The Mall last night but as of noon the bar and restaurant and all of its ilk will be closed. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Fix the kids problems and our roads

 

 

Cr Eli Melky (at left) wants some parents brought to task for the trouble their kids are causing, and Ashley Manicaros (at right) says cattle roads need attention. JULIUS DENNIS continues his Alice Votes series.

Are frackers immune from COVID-19 rules?

 

 

The Chief Minister should have put more money into our local clinic. I don’t know why they’re pumping money into fracking companies, writes Gadrian Hoosan (pictured), of Borroloola.

Now it's five

A Territory couple who disembarked from the Ruby Princess cruise ship in Sydney and flew to Darwin tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) today.

NT closing borders to interstate arrivals

From 4pm Tuesday 24 March, strict border controls will operate at all access points – by road, rail, air and sea.

UPDATE 6.00pm:

Does non-citizen travel ban apply to US personnel at Pine Gap?

 

 

Department of Defence has not provided a clear answer to the question. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATED 2.44pm.

 

UPDATE 4.03pm.

Armed robbery, suspected arson

Hunt for masked robbers, arson suspect arrested.

 

UPDATE March 23, 1pm: Police say two youths were charged.

Big lay-offs at Lasseter complex

 

 

The casino, hotel accommodation, restaurant and convention centre, has laid off 155 casual employees, 45% of its workforce. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Third NT COVID-19 case confirmed

The man in his 30s and woman aged 21 had followed protocol and immediately gone into self-isolation after arriving in Darwin from overseas.

Coles milk sales limit puts Uncle Edy's at risk

 

 

The jobs of eight workers are threatened as Coles is providing Uncle Edy’s only a fraction of the 140 litres of milk a week it needs for making coffee and icecream. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

NT may face total COVID-19 lockdown

 

Aboriginal organisations call for the NT to become Special Control Area for COVID 19, meaning that everyone entering the Territory must go into self-isolation for two weeks. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Michael Gunner delivering a long speech but measures for the pandemic spreading to the NT remain a work in progress.

 

UPDATE 4.50pm: Today, the National Cabinet has given in-principle agreement for the Commonwealth Biosecurity Act to be used to restrict travel into and out of remote communities.

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