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Issue 40

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.

Reshuffle: Giles takes tourism, health to Elferink

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Robyn Lambley (at left) is switching from health to corrections and Adam Giles is taking over the crucial tourism portfolio from Matt Conlan in yesterday's cabinet re-shuffle. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

What he said about the rape, murder of which he was convicted

Picture taken 2012

 

 

The Central Land Council says in an obituary about a former chairman, Kwementyaye Stuart (pictured), that "he always maintained he did not commit" the rape and murder of nine-year-old Mary Hattam near Ceduna in December 1958. This is incorrect. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Alice: Little town with lots of brains

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Alice Springs is a significant base for science. For a town of our size there exists a cadre of scientists and scientific institutions of unusual number and influence – indeed, no other small, regional community in the nation possesses such a concentration of effort. By STEVE MORTON.

 

Big projects: Done deals and wriggle room

Hal Duell Vision

 

 

The aftermath of the TIO sale has put big money in play, and there’s nothing like the whiff of big money to get hands in the air. The call is for sensible, sustainable infrastructure to form the NT’s future, and what have we heard so far?

Escapee recaptured

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Alice Springs police have recaptured 22-year-old escapee Andreas Bush. See story update.

 

 

Education funding doesn't add up: COGSO

Our schools are not better off under the global budget allocations, as promised by the Minister of Education Peter Chandler writes Gerard Reid, President NT COGSO.

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