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Gallery: Council has no choice but to accept public's verdict

2577 gallery Advocate SM2577 gallery propaganda SMAs the Centralian Advocate turns over its front page to government propaganda, whose "engagement" stats are the inverse of the town council's poll, the gallery options seem to be: Compulsorily acquisition of Anzac Oval and the government losing any support for Labor other than from the most trenchant zealots – or hit re-start button for the gallery which, run properly and located appropriately, has close to 100% support from the public. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Council poll says 'no' to gallery at Anzac Oval

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The result is the direct opposite of what Ministers Dale Wakefield and Lauren Moss announced as the outcome of their three months long "engagement" with the public. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Nanny state: Tennant alcohol restrictions for Alice?

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Add these new restrictions to the BDR and the Alcohol Floor Price and you have the ultimate nanny state where the Gunner Government is telling us all what we can drink, how much we can drink and when we can drink it, writes Robyn Lambley, Independent Member for Araluen.

New gallery committee to get no say on location

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Will the figures from the Town Council's "survey" contradict the figures from the government's "engagement"? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FROM LEFT: Mark Crees, Lauren Moss and Dale Wakefield this morning.

 

UPDATE: Fake consultation had pre-determined outcome, says Opposition.

Gallery expert: Anzac site cannot work

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Can the Anzac precinct site be made to work? “Absolutely not in my view," says Michael Lynch, member of the original steering committee for the National Aboriginal Art gallery and veteran arts administrator – chief executive in leading institutions, most recently the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong and previously the South Bank Centre in London, and director of the Sydney Opera House among others. He speaks to KIERAN FINNANE.

Updated 10.15am, 10 September 2018, with additional reporting of this interview.

Desert Mob’s dazzling reminder of gallery potential

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Works containing “a great deal of cultural power” created by “black-skinned proud Aboriginal people” have once again made their journey across the surrounding desert lands to the Araluen Arts Centre. The annual Desert Mob opened last night with this vivid image evoked by Rene Kulitja and translated by Linda Rive. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATED 6.38pm, 11 September 2018: More text, more images. 

More spin, not facts on gallery

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Ministers Wakefield (left) and Moss after "consultation" are clouding the Anzac Oval issue even further. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 8:40am: Since when does a “coffee” and a “conversation” constitute a credible scientific survey, asks Member for Araluen Robyn Lambley (at right).

Five youths arrested after armed robbery

Man injured, robbed by two young males armed with shovels.

Captains Starlight make the hospital less scary

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National charity sets up permanent presence in Alice Springs.

$300m NT airports expansions

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility says the investment will help create up to 1,500 jobs and support the development of the NT's export potential, particularly in agriculture.

Six not at all Grey Nomads

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The wide open spaces is what blew them away in The Centre. They shared their adventures with ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

National Account figures: Territory last

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The second quarter in the red: Economy is in recession, writes Opposition Leader Gary Higgins. IMAGE: June Quarter 2018 National Account figures, Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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