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Issue 40

Keep MVR open, says Opposition

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The Government is closing the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) in the last week of the year, from Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 December, and as a result shutting down car sales for local traders, writes Natasha Fyles
Shadow Minister for Government Accountability.

 

Local firms short-changed by government: councillor

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An Alice Springs Town Councillor and CLP supporter has hit out at government-sanctioned practices which disadvantage local businesses tendering for public works. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Dining like kings with a bushman of high degree

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To get to the Wessels we managed to hitch a lift on the barge that carried supplies to settlements further to the east. As soon as we had finished transferring our gear from the barge to shore, on our two dinghies, Tiger patrolled the beach with his spear. Within ten minutes had had procured our lunch, spearing two nice big fish. PETER LATZ, botanist and author, continues his account of adventures in the bush with traditional owners.

 

Crime again where it was when CLP came to power

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The NT Police Crime Statistics ending October 2014 reveal that it has taken no less than 797 days for the CLP Government to get violent crime down to around the same levels they inherited them in 2012, a far cry from their promise to reduce crime by 10 percent each year, writes Lynne Walker, Shadow Minister for Police.

 

Alice's Anna Miers tops the Territory

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The Territory's top scoring NTCET student is Anna Miers, from the Centralian Senior College, and four students (pictured) from St Philip's College made it into the NT's Top 20.

 

Melanka building would obscure unequalled backdrop

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The Committee of Heritage Alice Springs Inc. has deep concerns about the proposed development of an eight-storey building at the former Melanka Lodge site.

 

Strong interest in north east gas pipeline

We have received 14 expressions of Interest from companies interested in building the proposed gas pipeline, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles.

Awash in money, not success

p2171-West-MacDonnells-SMThe cost benefit Queensland is reaping from its government tourism promoter is more than five times greater than that of its Northern Territory counterpart. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The West MacDonnells should be a much greater tourism drawcard.

Close shaves in the Top End

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In 1962 I'd landed a government job and was transferred to Darwin. With the grand title of Stock Inspector Buffaloes, I was sent out to a small government reserve on Marraki Station, 70 kilometres south-east of Darwin. Botanist and author PETER LATZ continues his account of adventures in the bush with traditional owners.

Titjikala: new rubbish service, booze sign

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Community scores another Tidy Towns win, offensive booze sign is replaced, write Chief Minister Adam Giles and Local Government Minister Bess Price.

 

Another Kronan. How disgusting.

Suzanne Visser

 

 

There is another Kronan in town. It's brand new, bright orange, and it belongs to a male. How disgusting.

 

Single Female Bicycle Rider: I shall be released

Suzanne Visser

 
 

It was raining cats and dogs suddenly and I was on my bike in front of Brand A employment on Gregory Terrace. So I decided to have a look at their job board to get out of the rain. The rest is history.

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