2016 is markedly similar to 1986 when high temperatures continued into March and April, and a weather front saturated the Centre at the beginning of July. Special report by ALEX NELSON. Photo: The Todd River in flow seen from from Meyers Hill in May 1993.
Water exploration by Arafura Resources has identified a number of “highly productive” groundwater basins stretching from Aileron on the Stuart Highway all the way to the West Australian border. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
The buildings are there but no clear plans how to use them for dealing with out-of-control young people, writes PETER CAIN, Barkly Youth Services CEO. Facebook picture from CCTV footage of vandalising a Tennant Creek store.
No arrests have yet been made over an incident that saw a security guard hospitalised in an attack by a 30-strong group in the early hours of Saturday atop Anzac Hill. KIERAN FINNANE reports. Facebook photo.
UPDATE, 27 April 2016, 12.15pm: Assailants were adults – police.
Would the return of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal be a blow to the outback can-do attitude so convincingly embodied by Grant Petrick? A 3000 km round trip as the co-driver of his 135 tonne cattle carrying rig gave me time to ponder that question, writes ERWIN CHLANDA.
Veterans from several wars were leading the parade this morning. About 1000 people, including children and teenagers marched, as well as Australian and US military personnel. They were watched by a large crowd in the mall and along the Todd as they made their way to the RSL. See our extensive photo coverage by ERWIN CHLANDA.
With the title Rediscovering the Alice, I was expecting a film unearthing some forgotten corner of the town’s past. I was in for a surprise and I expect most of the Heritage Festival audience were too. KIERAN FINNANE reports.