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MLA MIA: The drover's dog for Katherine?

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Government members show distain for Katherine, writes Bruce Francais. PICTURED: Sandra Nelson MLA

 

Ms Nelson replies.

 

Is the Stuart statue next?

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History denial may be on a return trip to Alice Springs, fears Hal Duell.

 

Raising the bar: the art of keeping your shop safe

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Grilles on shop windows that are things of beauty in themselves, from inside and out; gates at the shop entrance that are a work of art: instead of deadening the street with blank roller doors, they enliven it, while delivering the same security or better. It's happening here in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Trouble in the Lands: Chairman, CEO clash

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Fear that an amendment in the SA Parliament will destroy Anangu property rights in the "Lands" brings toxic relationships between APY board chairman and celebrated artist, and his CEO, in the state's top end to the boil. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Batchelor probe into just two of 65 qualifications

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Recognition of prior learning under Federal scrutiny as interim CEO takes charge. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Deputy CEO Dorothy Morrison with Defence Indigenous Development Program graduate Private Breana Miller. 

 

Home from the fire front

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Alice Springs fire chief helped fighting the worst blaze in the history of Canada's British Columbia. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

No plans to stop NATS: Gunner

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Work Safe will be investigation yesterday's "mass casualty incident". Flames penetrating mesh fences and the crowd being close to the competition will be among the among the issues examined. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Mr Gunner with hospital superintendent Dr Sam Goodwin, Police Superintendent Bradley Currie and Andrew Everingham, heading up the St John Ambulance, this morning in Alice Springs.
 

UPDATE September 9:
All four patients who were transferred to the Royal Adelaide Hospital are now in a stable condition, according to the Senior Media Adviser of South Australian Health.

 

The audience is the actor: roll up for The Living Theatre

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Living theatre requires participation. Turning up, you take more than the usual gamble on whether you will be thrilled or bored.  To some extent, you will be given the opportunity to thrill or bore yourself! KIERAN FINNANE reviews.

Eyewitness of NATS blaze praises helpers

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Eleven people injured, four flown to Adelaide as burnout car sprays burning fuel into crowd during Red Centre NATS. Photo courtesy ABC TV Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Melbourne to Alice in a 1932 Ford for NATS

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Sandra Horne (pictured) drove this little beauty all the way from Melbourne for the Red Centre NATS starting today. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Change on new council: three women, three greens

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Two more women have joined top-scorer Jacinta Price on the Alice Springs Town Council, and with Jimmy Cocking their election makes for three greens all up.

 
UPDATED, 6.25pm: The numbers  and comment by KIERAN FINNANE. 

Stories from the inside, by the insiders

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In a selection of 40 animated films made by prisoners, shown as part of the Desert Festival, none found gaol an easy place to be, most longed for freedom and were full of resolve to not repeat mistakes; some struck tragic notes about the past and the present. KIERAN FINNANE reviews. Still at left from a film by Larry Doolan.

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