What lenders are very concerned about is the financial state of the Budget and in particular how much spending is exceeding revenue and how much debt the Territory has, writes Professor DON FULLER in the final part of his series about Northern Territory Budget issues. PHOTO: Treasurer Nicole Manison handing down the Budget in May 2018.
More than 1000 people crossed into the NT from South Australia at Kulgera, according to a police media release. The total at all borders was 2500.PHOTO: Caravanners heading north across the railway overpass this afternoon, with the West MacDonnells on the horizon.
UPDATE July 19: 730 more arrivals by road from South Australia in the 24 hours till 5am Sunday.
The serious outbreaks of community transmission of the coronavirus across Victoria and in Sydney make it look increasingly likely that severe restrictions will need to be reimposed in those places, and the Northern Territory needs "hard borders" to hotspots, writes DONNA AH CHEE (pictured) in an Op Ed for the Alice Springs News. She is the CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.
"In my ears still was the satisfying sound of gravel crunching underfoot, and not just the sound but the connection between the sound and the weight of my body as I stepped around a small parcel of ‘river’ inside a translucent white room." KIERAN FINNANE reviews Gabriel Curtin's show at Watch This Space.
Australia’s labour costs make it very difficult to compete in the traditional industries of manufacturing. We should focus on service sectors like tourism and the industries of agriculture and mining, writes Professor DON FULLER in Part 7 of his series.
"Zones are dividing our community along racial and class lines, creating huge disparities in the educational outcomes of our children and resulting in segregation of our community,” says Kim Hopper, Independent candidate for Braitling and small business owner (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE 2.20pm: Minister Uibo says a review of school zones is underway.