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Demand for middle-range homes grows three-fold: agent.




Stamp duty relief, renovation grant maKe "amazing difference," says real estate Steffi Hart (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.


Old Melanka site for sale – again




$100m dollar project dropped. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Judges and people on song for Wearable Art's top prize




“Queen Aero Naughtical” got the tick, a homage to pioneer women pilots. Words by KIERAN FINNANE, photos by ERWIN CHLANDA.

'China visit focus should be on renewables, not fossil fuels'




China is the world's biggest investor in non-fossil energy. Gunner should have talked about that, not gas, writes Jimmy Cocking.


Traynor's Alice Springs: more than tale of heroic white men




This new book drives home just how heavily imprinted on the present town map is its colonial history, but author Stuart Traynor tells a more multifaceted story. KIERAN FINNANE reviews.

Alice Turf Club silent on financial issues




Taxpayer funding puts "issues" into the public interest domain. Club chairman Craig Lambley is in the centre of the photo. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Beef producers to be surveyed on fracking




Results will go to the AGM of the Cattlemen's Association in March and to the NT Government, says Tracey Hayes (pictured). ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


'Town council neglects its duty of care over Pine Gap'




Alice has no civil defence measures in case of a nuclear attack on the base, writes Bevan Ramsden, of Lambton, NSW. PHOTO: Kristian Laemmle-Ruff.


'Fracking debate must include shale gas industry impacts'




University researchers found that oil and gas industry propaganda is telling only part of the fracking story, writes Naomi Hogan of Lock the Gate NT.


Tourism, parks under one hat: great opportunity




An Indigenous cultural centre in Alice Springs, tourism from Asia, the revheads’ NATS, battling buffel and the Parrtjima festival (pictured) are all works in progress. ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with new Minister Lauren Moss.


Intruder locks out home owners




... and makes a mess of the ensuite, writes Heather Krikke.


Yuendumu break-ins: culprits are small children




A reliable source says they smashed windows, damaged cars and in one office, set light to files. Aged eight to 10, they will not be prosecuted, say police, who are working with the children's families. KIERAN FINNANE reports.


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