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Issue 27

Some students start Term 3 in quarantine

Students who have travelled from interstate who are required to quarantine will be supported by their school to engage in remote learning from the start of the term, according to a media release from Minister for Education, Selena Uibo.

Urgent police search for teenager

 

Police are urgently seeking to locate Ms Jenelli Jones (pictured) and Mr Levine Long.

 

UPDATE July 22

Clean energy the plank to rebuild the economy

 

 

"It means making sure that we are not contributing to the heating and cooking of the planet by releasing millions of tonnes of emissions into the atmosphere," says environmental activist Jimmy Cocking (at left) in an election preview. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

Rush for answers after four years of idleness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gunner, Finocchiaro present fuzzy ideas to get us out of the pandemic chaos. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Election signs controversy over

 

 

The Town Council has brought its timeframe into line with the NT Government’s, effective 17 July. 

Government finance: The Emperor unveiled

 

 

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.

Heading into the Territory again

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.

 

UPDATE July 20: Total now about 5000.

COVID kindling set to ignite with a single spark

 

 

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.

Crime against person up sharply in May

Car thefts down 27% as COVID-19 lock-down was in full swing.

A room, a river, an island, a view

 

 

"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.

$11m for 1.5km highway but cyclists don’t get lane

 

 

But the cycle club says the dual traffic lanes are OK and cyclists should not be in danger. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Pandemic recovery: Infrastructure or knowledge industries?

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.

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