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Artist's Woomera warning: live bombs

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"Like most Alice Springs residents, I suspect, I have travelled the south Stuart Highway for years without knowing that the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA) is still a live weapons testing range, open for business." KIERAN FINNANE reviews Kristian Laemmle-Ruff's exhibition, Woomera.

Because of eight grandmothers we can

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Eight feisty grandmothers pulled no punches when they declared, at yesterday's rally to end NAIDOC Week, that out of control kids and NGOs more interested in chasing public money than doing their jobs need to be on top of the town's agenda. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Pitchi Ritchi: Nobody home

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Cross promotion with a sister sanctuary in the Dandenongs would be a good idea, writes Lee Kidman.

Red Dirt Poetry Festival turns international

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It will include a heat for the Australian Poetry Slam, writes director Laurie May (pictured).

Visions from the Centre to light up the Sydney Opera House

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Western Arrernte watercolourist Mervyn Rubuntja (work at right) and Central Arrernte/ Mudburra painter Patricia Ansell Dodds are among six First Nations artists whose art work will be projected onto the Sydney Opera House every night for the coming year.

Tourism, pubs, history and today's Alice Springs

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The world over, hotels and pubs can enhance a town – or destroy it. By RUSSELL GUY. The historic Lutetia Hotel in Paris is pictured.

Torrent of toxic Facebook posts after Mall melee

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Upstairs – downstairs: While the high and mighty celebrate the Aboriginal flag flying on Anzac Hill, at its foot kids continued to riot, sparking a toxic social media outburst. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

National Aboriginal art gallery in the wide open spaces?

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As the government's top-down attitude is causing uproar, is the solution to our town's make or break project on our doorstep? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Flag on the Hill: When No became Yes

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A snapped buckle couldn't stop history from being made: Aboriginal flag flies from Anzac Hill. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Dream of home

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"Walking and travelling is a human habit and so is the making of shelters and dreaming of a safe place to call home.  A place from which creation might emanate." CRAIG SAN ROQUE reflects on Dream of Home, an exhibition by by Jennifer Taylor.

Show Day Two: Quilts, snow peas and sausage tying

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Dr Anna Madabushi and son Adi scored in the agriculture section. ERWIN CHLANDA reports from the Show.

 

UPDATE July 17, 2018: New attendance record.

Youngsters shine in cattle classes at the show

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Thursday's sale scored good prices for heavy cattle, but heifers and light stock were had to sell. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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