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Intruder locks out home owners

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

 

Yuendumu break-ins: culprits are small children

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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.

 

Industry, government working together sparked visitor boom

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Generous grants to operators for promotion and infrastructure improvements went a long way, says Rex Neindorf (pictured at left in the photo), of the iconic Reptile Centre. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Prisoner rehab missing or inadequate: Hamburger review

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Some prisoners “sentenced to a job” were declining parole so that they could keep their paid work, a "perverse consequence" of the over-emphasised scheme which came at a cost to other programs. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Drunken violence on NT women massively above Oz average

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... and only in the NT the rate for women exceeds the rate for men: Curtin University study. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Altercation in the CBD.

 


Alice electrician powers largest independent hospital ship

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Local sparkie Nathan Foote (pictured) gives charity a hand looking after thousands of people in Africa needing medical care, writes Melissa Mason of Mercy Ships Australia.

 

Put detention millions to better use, Royal Commission told

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It's money going “down the drain” if you want to rehabilitate. KIERAN FINNANE reports from the Royal Commission's visit to Yuendumu.

Tourism bonanza in final CLP year

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Town outperformed The Rock in 2015-16, says the research. Alice is being seen as a destination in its own right rather than a place on the way to somewhere else, says Chamber of Commerce CEO Kay Eade. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Opal fuel turns 10

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The low aromatic fuel has cut sniffing by almost 88% in 17 communities but some servos still refuse to stock it, writes Blair McFarland (pictured).

 

Strengthening public interest in government advertising

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No taxpayers' money for political advertisements pledges Michael Gunner (pictured), writes media advisor.

 

Will shale gas fracking release greenhouse gasses?

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"Clean" Territory gas would have dangerous methane as by-product writes Naomi Hogan (pictured), of the Lock the Gate Alliance NT.

 

Family ties ‘could feature in Indigenous tourism’

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Professor Rolf Gerritsen (pictured) says combine obligations to rellies with guiding tourists, writes CDU Media Officer Katie Weiss.

 

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