Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Fracking: The nays have it

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Locals raise large number of risks at crowded meeting called by the hydraulic fracturing probe after activists stage well-orchestrated stunt. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE March 10, 2:20pm

 

Landmark tree drops third heavy branch in two weeks

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The tree is protected under Sacred Sites legislation but this does not prevent immediate emergency work on the tree if there is a public safety issue involved. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Government still mainly in the 'gunna' phase

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Michael Gunner talks in Alice Springs: Seven months into his government, no shortage of enthusiasm but work on problem solutions still have a long way to go. ERWIN CHLANDA reprots.

 

Karl Hampton CAAMA boss amidst 'Aboriginalisation' row

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Former Labor MLA and CAAMA board chairman (pictured) gets the broadcaster's CEO position. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Clay pans mob: Gathering trash can be fun

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Making a favourite spot for locals a cleaner place.

 

Wheels grind slowly for road with 'national priority'

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Huge rains make a mess of the Tanami Road while Infrastructure Australia is in no hurry to seal it.

 

Big dip in housing starts

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Decline turns home building into a buyers' market, writes Neilia Humphries of the Housing Industry Association Executive – NT (pictured).

 

Festival funding, take two?

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Alice Desert Festival – will they apply for Federal funds this time 'round? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Shock resignation as radio station 'Aboriginalises'

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CAAMA station manager quits after 16 years. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Senator seeks answers from ABC on shortwave shut-down

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Where is the "evidence of consultations and evidence of engagement with NT stakeholders," asks Malarndirri McCarthy (pictured).

 

Mining remediation bonds fall massively short

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$8 billion mine puts down $250,000 for clean-up, writes Bruce Francais, of Katherine.

 

Hetti Perkins on the legacy of 'Australia’s artistic heritage'

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Welcome initiatives that are "long overdue: the Namatjira Legacy Trust supporting Hermannsburg Watercolour artists, including by restoration to his descendants of Namatjira's copyright; and a national Indigenous art gallery in Alice Springs. Hetti Perkins speaks to KIERAN FINNANE.

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