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Govt quality agency investigates Batchelor Institute

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Last audit was in 2014. This one follows the sudden departure of CEO Robert Somerville. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: 2016 graduation parade in Alice Springs.


Indecent assault on 13-year-old girl

Police are looking for a man who is described as Caucasian, about 30 years old, with blues eyes and wearing glasses.

Cranking up the economy while having a ball

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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.


Harts Range garnet mine in trouble

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The project, which employs about 20 staff on-site, has been put on care and maintenance, reports The West Australian.


Finding and losing: self, love, home

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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.

Dob in a graffiti vandal, says town council

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$1500 reward for information leading to a conviction, writes Council CEO Rex Mooney.


How will you keep me out of the camps, Walter?

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Town councillor Jacinta Price elect hits back at Tangentyere boss Walter Shaw.


Let the gas flow, says Nigel Scullion




Even Michael Gunner's Federal leader says so, writes the NT's CLP Senator.


Will Aboriginal councillor be blocked from town camps?

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Will Tangentyere boss Walter Shaw (at left) attempt to deny top-scoring council candidate, Aboriginal woman Jacinta Price (at right) access to constituents. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.


CDP work for the dole scheme gets a hammering

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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.


Desert Mob: the real deal




“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.

Gunner: Man of action trips up on appointment

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Gunner: Trust me, I'm from the government. I'm here to help you – except if you want to contact the Buy Local advocate. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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