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After a great sale, cattle steal the Show




While on one end of the grounds the sideshow alley drew a young crowd, at the other cattle judging was in full swing for much of the day, culminating with the selection of the Grand Champion bull.


Record prices as cattle sale comes back




Records tumbled at the cattle sale in Alice Springs today when $2.6m worth of stock was sold to buyers from five states. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Giles silent on travel allowance




Chief Minister Adam Giles (pictured), who receives an annual salary of $288,564.80, is evading questions about how much he has been paid by his government in travel allowances in the past 12 months. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


It's a Territory of variety




Yesterday's Territory Day festivities reflected the rich fabric of the Alice Springs community. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Members of the Dusty Feet Dance Collective performing in the Mall.


Friendly town with great opportunities gets 58 new Aussies




Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi: They come from 16 countries.


NT concessions not keeping pace with price changes

A new report by the Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS) shows that a number of concessions, designed to ease cost of living pressures, are simply not keeping pace with price increases, with their value being eroded over time, writes Jonathan Pilbrow, Policy Advisor for NTCOSS.

In Banda Aceh, hijabs are colourful




Sharia Law a worry? Not in one of Australia's island neighbours, reports Alice Springs writer HAL DUELL.


Building lots of things is a surgical strike in the NT




A disease rears its ugly head again: A keen observer of the local condition calls it the Edifice Complex. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. IMAGE: The proposed transport hub.


That once-a-year yarn you've been putting off




All those people you've been trying to catch up with during the year, but just haven't had time for it – don't worry, they'll all be there on Friday. It's Show Day. PHOTO: There are 160 agricultural entries this year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Alice Show cattle sale is back




Well bred lines of Hereford cattle from the Red Centre will be in an anticipated yarding of over 3000 head in the Bohning Yards on July 2 as the annual Show sale resumes, writes Jock McPherson.


The evidence to deal with booze abuse




PAAC’s Dr John Boffa (pictured) praises alcohol report and says to governments: Now get on with it.


Half a billion dollars waiting for an answer




Deals don't get much bigger than this in Alice Springs: A $500m investment in a string of ventures, including a university for 6000 students, all based in or operating from the Desert Knowledge Precinct. The only problem – it's been on the government's back burner for two years. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


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