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Issue 7

Super fund style measure to help cattlemen through droughts

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Self-help scheme for cattle industry similar to superannuation mooted at the drought summit in Canberra, says NT Cattlemen's Association president Chris Nott (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Indigenous Affairs Minister for fresh approach on gallery

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“I no longer feel comfortable in dealing with a confused Chief Minister and angry Ministers" on the gallery project, says Cr Eli Melky. His suggestion to involve Ken Vowles has been supported by Councillors Cocking, Satour and Banks. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Wet spring for The Centre – but it's hot!

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Wet spring for Centre – but it's hot! IMAGE from Bureau of Metereology, cloud and rain at 4.45pm Monday. Alice Springs airport in the middle; Glen Helen in the west.

Police attacked by 17-year-old

Youth being arrested grabs police officer's gun belt, according to a Police media release.

The Dark State

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A clandestine process has plunged the Town Council into a state of near dysfunction, and the nine elected members, far from representing the town in an atmosphere of collaboration and openness, are in the shadows of distrust and fear of financially crippling litigation. Yet the Minister responsible for local government, Gerry McCarthy (pictured), is not available to give answers. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Mr McCarthy with a public housing tenant during a media event on September 12 when he neither ruled out nor confirmed that the NT Government would compulsorily acquire Anzac Oval.

Police looking for escaped prisoner

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Prisoner Abel Pareroultja (pictured) absconds from work program, police say.

If you can climb Mt Everest and in Yosemite, why not Uluru?

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If deaths at Uluru are a logical reason for closing its climb, should the road toll lead to banning driving, asks Alex Nelson.

Phone scammers get smarter

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Online third-party technologies are used to spoof their outbound Caller ID, says the Australian Taxation Office, whose staff are being impersonated by fraudsters. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Listen to audio at

Coles Aboriginal employment promotion hits the spot

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43 people attend information sessions during the week after a lively promotion of careers for Aborigines last Saturday. Clontarf's Aloysius Hayes (pictured) gave a hand with the BBQ. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Cattle stations need plan for after the drought

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There has to be a plan for after the drought which allows pastoralists to restock their properties, writes Chris Nott (pictured), President of the NT Cattlemen’s Association.

Vowles should lead govt. on 'all important matters' – Melky

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Cr Eli Melky (at right) reject's the Chief Minister's attack on the Town Council over art gallery issues, and claims Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ken Vowles (at left) should be involved in that and other issues.

Kids behind razor wire, rural land misuse, gallery fiasco & more

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Kids who "should not be behind bars" are behind towers of razor wire. The battle against creeping industrialisation of rural residential land goes on. And are the Aboriginal art gallery, the Aboriginal cultural centre and the new Youth Detention Centre all going to be in the Desert Knowledge Precinct? It's all in a days work for Namatjira MLA Chansey Paech (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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