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Issue 38

Culture: Alice sells itself short

WTS Coles mural 2sm



There’s not too much evidence around Alice Springs of its character as a place where two very different cultures meet and – in their better moments – aspire to get along.  What matches, for instance, the bicultural breadth of vision expressed in the 33-year-old Coles mural facing Railway Terrace? asks KIERAN FINNANE.

Virgin to fly Adelaide – Alice – Darwin

Virgin Australia begins flights between Alice Springs and Adelaide next year. Today’s announcement follows last month’s news that Virgin will commence flying the Darwin – Alice Springs sector.

Housing boost, with help from the government



Until recently anyone to get this one right went straight to the top of the class: Who's going to live in the 100-plus or so flats, units and other dwellings under construction now in Alice Springs? The answer is getting easier, reports ERWIN CHLANDA.


Alice business set to turn global competitor




Good-bye boneyard, hello aircraft storage facility. Our dry climate, where corrosion is minimal, is crucial and ideal for keeping old planes alive. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Feds announce road funding

The Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery and Financial Assistance Grants funding announced today will pay $7,399,740 to the Lingiari electorate.

Locals made their point to G20 on climate

Residents of Alice Springs contributed to the global initiative that led to action on climate change being on the agenda of the G20, writes Dr Rosalie Schultz, of Alice Springs.


Leasing to Territory Housing can void home insurance




Insurance for homes leased to the NT Government's Territory Housing may become void because the government instrumentality does not pay bonds to landlords or their agents. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.



Your role in beating a global scourge



Buying a steak sandwich from a Rotary Club in Alice Springs may put you in the loop of a charity which is spanning the world, stamping out of one its great scourges. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Desert council money push leaves questions open



Go and get funded for getting on with one-another. That's the objective. And the subtext: If the public purse doesn't cough, up we'll be costing it a great deal more. ERWIN CHLANDA reports on a campaign by the Central Desert Regional Council for funding the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Program (members pictured).


10kg of cannabis & $100,000 seized, 2 arrested





Police have arrested two men for drug offences following the search of a vehicle which had been transported from Adelaide to Alice Springs.



Education union accepts four 3% wage increases

Members of the Australian Education Union NT today voted to accept the current EBA offer.

TIO: It's all over




The Territory Insurance Office has been sold, a price agreed and there’s nothing left to negotiate except perhaps a few minor details concerning the details of transfer.


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