Councillors Marli Banks and Catherine Satour, both contesting the upcoming NT election, have given notice their resignations from council, effective July 9. And a surprising alliance formed to support the renaming of Willshire Street.
UPDATEDwith full report by KIERAN FINNANE 30 June 2020, 11.16am.
Local jazz musicians Peter (pictured) and Nicola Gilham will play, together with three other musicians to raise funds for the Kangaroo Island Bushfire Appeal, supporting the work of the Bush Church Aid Society.
Subject to raising finance and approval of its mining management plan, Arafura hopes to start work on construction at the site in 2021, says Arafura managing director, Gavin Lockyer. IMAGE from Arafura's website illustrating rare earths use in car engine.
"Further evidence of problems with accountability and transparency emerged in September 2018 when it was disclosed that a report by the Auditor-General found that the government had handed out billions of dollars in grants without proper record keeping and without a government-wide oversight procedure in place." Part Three of an analysis by DON FULLER. Photo: The public left in the dark over the government's spend on the Donghai Airlines deal.
Catherine Satour will stand in the seat of Namatjira and Marli Banks in Braitling. That brings to five the members of council with a declared party interest in the Territory election, with four actually contesting seats.
Mr Rolfe appeared by video link from Canberra. Outside the court in Alice Springs, Ned Hargraves, chair of the Warlpiri Parumpurru Committee, continued to call for Mr Rolfe's bail to be revoked – Indigenous people "don’t get that chance". KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Bush mother Tiani Cook's group, Horses for Courses, on a week-long trek traversing the magnificent West MacDonnells in October, will learn to overcome adversity and develop resilience in a safe space. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Back in 2015 many people were opposed to yet another celebration of John McDouall Stuart, this figure of colonial history. Now there is an even greater aversion to the constant claiming of time and space by white culture; as well as a desire for truth-telling and to commemorate the unsung Indigenous heroes of our nation, write Joel Liddle Perrurle, Jason Gibson and Myfany Turpin.
A painstaking investigation by ICAC Commissioner Ken Fleming (at right) raises fundamental questions about the "principles of integrity, honesty, accountability, responsibility and public interest" that the Speaker of the NT Legislative Assembly is meant to apply to the office, as Kezia Purick (at left) resigns. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The Territory Alliance, if elected, will ban fracking in the Northern Territory due to widespread community concern and the unviable economic case of this controversial practice, writes TA Leader Terry Mills (pictured).