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A Tassie winter’s day for Santa in Alice

Wot? Dressed for a winter's day in Tassie? Dark clouds, rain, 16 degrees? Hard to believe but this is Christmas Eve in Alice Springs in...

Copper find encourages miner in Barkly

A breakthrough maiden copper discovery provides early encouragement for a mining company in Barkly, according to an ASX release today. It says significant surface copper...

Bush roads take a pounding as good rains break drought

Many roads have become impassible or are subject to restrictions as wide-spread rains are continuing in The Centre, according to the Road Report NT...

A touch of light: Gryllacridids in the Gidyea

By MIKE GILLAM Photos © Mike Gillam  Driving south down Telegraph Terrace I pass by the old gaol, it’s a hot day and the Toyota windows are...

The magic that rain is bringing to our gardens

By GEOFF MIERS After two fairly dry and extremely hot summers isn’t the rain wonderful! It might put an end to so many trees dying. La...

Mayoral race: And they’re off!

By ERWIN CHLANDA The first announcement has been made about joining the race for Mayor next year: Councillor Eli Melky (pictured) is – reluctantly, he...

Fighting not just to survive, but to flourish

By KIERAN FINNANE At the Institute of Cultural Inquiry in Berlin academics kept asking Que Kenny about how Aboriginal people connect to the land: “I...

Todd flows for summer solstice

A tad over 30mm as of 6am, and a few more since, on Old East Side: That's this morning's weather report from Charlie Carter. It...

Head count – tourists or cattle

By ERWIN CHLANDA A cow is worth $1100. The carrying capacity of cattle land in The Centre is two cows per square kilometre. They are...

Learning to have ears

By KIERAN FINNANE with FIONA WALSH Little by little more and more people are referring to the place where the town of Alice Springs grew,...

Mereenie Loop, national gallery shine in Centre tourism plan

OpEd by DANIAL ROCHFORD The Destination Management Plans just released are our key road maps to the future.  In Central Australia they are broken into...

Beetaloo $50m handout for frackers incites greenies

A $50m Federal handout for frackers has raised the hackles of the environmental lobby but it receiving support from the NT's CLP Senator Sam...
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Youth crime: Queensland much tougher, says Lambley

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Sir – The horrific and tragic killing of two innocent pedestrians in Queensland yesterday allegedly by a juvenile in a stolen...

Long walk in desert heat after roll-over: doubts arise

A 47-year-old man appears to have walked nearly 70 kilometres in up to 38 degrees heat after rolling his car south of Kings Creek...

Hobby gardeners, back to work!

By GEOFF MIERS The party is over and it's time to get back into the garden before major disasters unfold after rain on nine days...

Two very different January 26 gatherings

By JULIUS DENNIS Across Australia, January 26th has come to mean different things to different people, and this was reflected in the two strikingly...