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Building height vs economy debate in secret, so far

p2151-Melanka-2Building height limits have long been a hotly debated issue in Alice, and so is the now desperate need for major projects to crank up our economy. Open debate? Don't hold your breath. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Will the old Melanka site get an eight storey building?

Attempted car-jackings by youths – Lawrie

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Locals are telling me the last few weeks have been particularly bad for youth-related crime and anti-social behaviour in Alice Springs, writes Opposition Leader Delia Lawrie.

 

8 storeys, 600 car parks, builder with Alice roots: Melanka

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Eight storeys high, 600 car parks partly underground and built by a Darwin firm that has its roots in Alice Springs: That's the new Melanka site story, according to reliable sources. It is proposed to be built in tandem with the supreme court building (pictured), a Sitzler project, in Parsons Street, at the former site of the Commonwealth Bank. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Price turns back on Whitegate after using it in her election campaign: Lawrie

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Opposition Leader, Delia Lawrie, says government frontbencher Bess Price (pictured) "was happy enough to use traditional owners connected to the Whitegate families in her election advertising two years ago, but now she will take no action to ensure these people get the water turned back on and their land tenure issues resolved.”

Francis Kelly new CLC chairman

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Yuendumu elder and film maker Francis Jupurrurla Kelly (pictured) was today elected as the chairman of the Central Land Council. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. See UPDATE 4pm.

 

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