UPDATED, November 29, 2013, 6.37am and again at 9.27am. See FULL STORY.
The Opposition describes government intentions for the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (AAPA) as "a dangerous plan to scrap" it. However, Bess Price, as Minister for Community Services, says the Opposition's statements are an "hysterical beat-up". The controversy follows recent conflicts between the AAPA and the Mbantua Festival about the use of the Old Telegraph Station in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE reports.