Volunteering is a great part of the social life in Alice Springs while pumping millions of dollars into the town. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: The sea battle of the Henley on Todd is the climax of an annual event that attracts a crowd of 4000.
Borne aloft on women's voices and their instruments as well as their talk of home, of the many different ways of finding a sense of belonging in Central Australia, a Desert Festival audience tuned into She Sings: A Red Home. KIERAN FINNANE reviews.
The Community Development Program is a product of inadequate consultation, has bureaucratic processes many don't even understand, is punitive without benefits and ignores private enterprise as an alternative: That's what academics and politicians, including Chansey Paech (pictured), are telling the Senate’s Finance and Public Administration Committee. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
“Extraordinary contemporary art by some of Central Australia’s most celebrated Aboriginal artists” in a “truly unique event” – this is almost upon us with the annual Desert Mob, no need to wait for Parrtjima. KIERAN FINNANE reports.