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Kittles car yard empty after kids run amok

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The town's biggest car yard today at 3:30 am (at left) and at 7pm. Police Acting Assistant Commissioner says: "They are not our kids. We can only react to what they are doing." ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Australia’s top furniture designer in 2017: Alice’s Elliat Rich

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A refined furniture piece designed by Alice Springs based designer Elliat Rich has won the Australian Furniture Design Award, announced at a gala occasion in Adelaide tonight. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Hordes of kids rampage: 50 cars hit

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Dozens of cars trashed, tyres burned. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

UPDATE 2:17pm: Take class action against government, says Councillor Eli Melky (see story comment).

UPDATE 3:54pm: From police.

NT Government creates Aboriginal Justice Unit




It will build trust and engagement on justice issues, focus on practical solutions to reduce the levels of Indigenous incarceration and deliver strategies for the implementation of more local decision-making in the justice system, writes Natasha Fyles (pictured), Attorney-General and Minister for Justice.


Respect language and the loss of language: NAIDOC forum

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There are a lot of different Aboriginal language groups in this town and,  within the Arrernte world, a lot of different experiences of language. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Advice on 'insane' air fares from blackfeller Bob Katter

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Brief air fares debate tops last night's Q&A which was short anything new about Aboriginal issues but the panel and audience alike were determined to be constructive. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Pictured: Mr Katter.


People who like fireworks will cause them to be banned

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Keep to the hours, clean up the mess, writes Heather Krikke.


Walkers keeping an eye on it

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Inaugural money raiser promising to become a new outdoor attraction. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO (from left): Bec Smith, Anna Huigen, Nick Tyllis, Michelle Liu (the eye), eye surgeon Dr Tim Henderson, Bill Palmer, Ernie Richards and Neil Ross.


Q&A: Instead of Nigel we'll get Bob

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Qs to but no As from Senator Nigel Scullion (left) who cedes his spot on ABC show to "maverick" Bob Katter (right) from interstate. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.


Police seek to speak with man about assault on officers

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Police want to speak with Eric Ebatarintja (pictured) in relation to an assault on two police officers.


Government, council collaborate on spending $6.2 for sport

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New surfaces for tennis and hockey are among the possibilities, says council sports committee chairman Bruce Walker. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Traeger Park oval.


I’m not kungka, I’m arelhe

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The Pitjantjatjara word for woman, 'kungka', has become well known, but Pitjantjatjara is not the language of this place, Arrernte is, and  ‘arelhe’ is the Arrernte word for woman. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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