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Gunner's web flyers broke law: Lambley

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The NT Government contravened the Public Information Act with "web flyers" on the in Facebook sites of Dale Wakefield and the Chief Minister, writes Robyn Lambley, Independent Member for Araluen (pictured).


A trek with a vision

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Rotary clubs raising funds for local clinic run by eminent eye surgeon Tim Henderson (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.


GG to open Alice Show

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"It's never happened before," says Show president. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Territory Generation rejects claims by electricity union

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Tim Duignan, CEO of the NT Government-owned Territory Generation, defends the new gas fired power station at Owen Springs and the closure of the Ron Goodin plant in the town, rejects claims about the battery storage being installed and says he is "confident that we will transition the majority of our staff". ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Jenbacher engines.


No Gonski 2.0 in the bush

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Funding the NT's remote schools the same as those in Canberra is ignoring the vastly different needs, writes TABBY FUDGE (pictured), President of the NT Council of Government School Organisations.


Minister to join juvenile crime community group

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The committee being formed by local businessman Wayne Thompson (pictured) will block crude and aggressive language in on-line public debate. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Elferink and Gooda clash over underage marriage

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Commissioner Mick Gooda says  “not once" have Aboriginal communities raised  "underage marriage” as a problem, but did he ask, challenged former Minister for Families and Children John Elferink, whose concern is backed by Jacinta Price. KIERAN FINNANE reports.


UPDATED, 30 June 2017, 11.40am.

Cr Melky saves ratepayers $100,000+

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With dogged persistence Councillor Eli Melky has succeeded in getting the Town Council to agree to pay off its Civic Centre loan. However he was less sharply focussed when it came to discussing issues of youth crime and antisocial behaviour. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Electricity union predicts more blackouts

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The ETU fears supply security will be at risk and half the local Territory Generation staff will lose their jobs when the controversial $75m Owen Springs power station comes on stream. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


How's your Arrernte going? Mwerre?

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On Wednesday there'll be a chance to test your progress and in the meantime there are plenty of fun learning aides, including a "No Shame" practice room, to help you get your tongue around the pronunciation.

'Child One' behind bars: Who could, should have helped?

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The overwhelming majority of comments from Alice Springs News Online readers support the actions of Judge Greg Borchers (pictured) while government authorities are either silent or passing the buck. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


PLEASE NOTE: Highly distressing material is contained in a break-out piece published on a separate page.


Birth of an art movement: the untold story

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The flame of the Western Desert art movement was lit well before school teacher Geoffrey Bardon arrived in Papunya in 1971, although he is rightly acknowledged for fanning that flame. This story-changing account of the movement’s origins emerges from a major exhibition, Tjungunutja, opening next weekend at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) in Darwin. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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