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Eastside, a great little suburb




Head over to Eastside this Saturday as we hold the inaugural “Eastside Bonanza” and showcase this great little suburb of Alice Springs, writes Fred Johnston, aka The Lovebug.

Giles: No more Mr Nice Guy on fuel prices



Last week I issued the fuel companies a "please explain" over their behaviour but at yesterday's fuel price summit they failed to respond adequately. I am no longer asking for an explanation from fuel stakeholders. I am now demanding one through a new Fuel Price Disclosure Bill to be introduced in the next parliamentary sittings, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles.



Anti fracking rally on Saturday




The current situation in the Northern Territory is that more than 90% has been applied for Petroleum Exploration Licenses which permit hydraulic fracturing, with more than 35% of the NT currently approved for exploration, writes Jimmy Cocking, Director, Arid Lands Environment Centre



Outback Way: $40m in NT over next three years





The NT and Canberra will jointly fund construction of the Outback Way within the Northern Territory to the tune of $40m over thee years, it was announced today by Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss (pictured) and NT Chief Minister Adam Giles.

Development office for Alice: Giles




The Territory Government will establish a new Central Australia Development Office in Alice Springs as part of its campaign to bring investment to the North, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles.



Fuel talkfest tightly stage-managed, says Labor


  Yesterday's fuel price summit was carefully stage-managed event did not allow questions or comments from attendees which prompted audience frustration,  writes Leader of the Opposition Delia Lawrie.


Economy, air fares still affecting Masters Games


Entries for the Masters Games starting on the weekend are likely to be on par with 2012, 2010 and 2008, but still well below the pre Global Financial Crisis event in 2006. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Picture: Jason Eecen leads the field in a heat of the Australian BMX nationals just concluded in Alice Springs. Senior riders will now be taking part in the Masters Games. PHOTO: Philip Drummond, Live For This.


Born here and aged 25, that makes you old enough!




It was an ode to Alice Springs last Saturday, as is the Territorian Dinner every year, an ode to the town's people, its lifestyle, community spirit and magnificent scenery. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. NOTE UPDATE!

NT Government thinking about selling TIO



For several months, the NT Government has been investigating what opportunities might exist for the Territory under the Commonwealth’s asset recycling incentive program, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles (pictured).


Hand back of Coniston Massacre site



The traditional owners of Yurrkuru (Brooks Soak) will receive the title next Wednesday to a sacred site where the dingo trapper Fred Brooks was killed by Aboriginal men in 1928, followed what has been called the Coniston Massacre. PHOTO: A monument that was unveiled, and woman dancing around it, in 2003 at Brooks Soak.

The boom's on its way!




As projects announced recently, and some yet to be, begin to come on line we will see a turnaround in the town’s economy, the like of which hasn’t been seen since the seventies.


Has Adam Giles failed to disclose election donation?



Chief Minister Adam Giles will not answer questions about whether he received a substantial political donation, and failed to declare it to the NT Electoral Commission. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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