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Four councillors walk out of tonight's Town Council meeting

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The action was intended to "push back" at the "fear and misinformation" affecting the current council. Cr Melky invited those councillors affected by Code of Conduct complaints to join him. PHOTO: Councillors Satour and Melky rise to leave the council chamber tonight. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Leaving school: what are the options in Alice if you’ve got a disability?

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Leaving school is a challenging time for any young person, but the future looks more limited when you have a disability, especially if your needs are high. It’s a problem around the country and Alice Springs is no exception. A A number of local schools, government departments, organisations and individuals are working together to try to change that, writes Jonathan Pilbrow. 

No 'comprehensive business case' yet for gallery

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No comprehensive business case yet for the National Aboriginal Art Gallery, a spokeswoman for Dale Wakefield (pictured) admits. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Beer and the tax man’s triple tipple

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It’s beer drinkers who are paying the most in alcohol tax despite imbibing a fraction of the alcohol. Why, asks Brett Heffernan, CEO, Brewers Association of Australia.

Four dogs suspected poisoned with 1080

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Three died an agonising death as it appears a dog baiter – or the dog baiter – is active again. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO from the "Stop the use of 1080 poison campaign" in Menangle, NSW.

Prof Gerritsen: We got it wrong from the start

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“We need to start thinking about fundamentals. Are we locked into a path where we can’t really change and we can’t see the alternatives?” asks the town's top academic, CDU Professor Rolf Gerritsen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Barry Abbott (with microphone) and leading Aboriginal people at a protest about the Whitegate camp at the eastern edge of Alice Springs.

Allegations, no proof on bottlo shut-down

2564 Piggly Wiggly SMNew owners cop first police order to "suspend a licensed premises from trade for a period of not more than 48 hours" brought in on June 20, about the date when new owners took over Piggly Wiggly. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

And now, your friendly neighbourhood prison

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Tall perimeter walls, lots of CCTV cameras, windows covered in heavy mesh: All that in the middle of a residential suburb. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 3.31pm from Territory Families: It's 'bail support accommodation'.

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