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Issue 24

A gas-led recovery is short term, good only for the gas industry

 

Canberra is proposing a gas-led recovery at a time when US oil and gas company bankruptcies are stacking up daily and the industry continues its downwards trajectory, desperate for handouts, writes Bruce Robertson, author of a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis entitled Gas Cannot Stimulate the Economy, Reduce Emissions, or Provide Cheap Power.

Let’s have a local Masters Games, says Gerry Wood

 

 

In light of the fact we don’t have any Corona Virus surely a local NT Master’s competition would still be a goer, writes Gerry Wood, Independent Member for Nelson.

Black lives: generations pass; racism, custody deaths continue

 

 

Black Lives Matter rallies held around the world have been notable for the dominant presence of young people. It was no different in Alice Springs on Saturday at the Courthouse Lawns, where their voices were the strongest and they were in the majority. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Independent Kim Hopper has succinct policies for Braitling

 

 

In a crowded field competing for one of the town's just two urban seats, Kim Hopper (photo supplied) stays clear of campaign platitudes in favour of specific goals. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Industry development in the NT a government policy vacuum

The new Economic Reconstruction Commission will come up with major and valuable recommendations. But does the Government have the ability, commitment and resources to implement them? And what role will the resource industries play? ANALYSIS by DON FULLER (pictured).

‘Greener, safer, cooler’ CBD designs released

 

 

Even more CCTV and lighting, including in this space on Leichhardt Terrace, but also street trees and shade structures are features.

Unearthed: local impact of global pandemic 100 years ago

 

 

In Central Australia, the spread of Spanish Flu was unreported in the press, but thanks to the latest in an NT Library and Archives history series we can get a glimpse of those times.

Your CBD, their plans

 

 

At the eleventh hour, the public will finally see the designs for work intended to "revitalise" the CBD. KIERAN FINNANE comments.

Use your dollar to force fuel prices down: Murray Stewart

 

 

The current differential for fuel, between the terminal gate price and the pump price, is at an unacceptable 26 to 32 cents per litre in Alice Springs, says outspoken local Murray Stewart (pictured). He is calling to support what he describes as the outlet with most consistently the lowest price in town. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

New COVID initiative rehashes old projects

 

A new committee, and new title for Minister Wakefield, will it make a difference? And can we afford it, asks Territory Alliance. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

UPDATE 9am: Federal home builder program will provide up to $25,000.

The two territories at opposite ends of car sales stats

 

 

 

For the year to date, compared to the same period last year, NT went down 34.4% and the ACT up 29.8%. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Zero rate rise set to be official

 

 

Council has today released its draft Municipal Plan which contains its budget for the coming financial year.

 

UPDATED 1.12pm 2 JUNE 2020.

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