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Council dithers over Alice Plaza’s $50m plans

By KIERAN FINNANE The reinvention of the Alice Plaza – and its owners' attempts to involve the Town Council in their plans – prompted the...

Letting the kids know we’re here

By KIERAN FINNANE The Arrernte Strong Grandmothers’ group have added their clout to those walking Alice Springs central streets at night, trying to engage with...

Council: instability at the top

By KIERAN FINNANE After just six months in the job, the Town Council's Director of Community Development, Kim Sutton, has resigned. The resignation appears to be...

Outdated policies question town council’s competence

OpEd by PAUL LEWIS The Alice Springs Town Council seems to cop lots of grief, but is it justified? Are the people in charge of the...

A new way to tackle ‘wicked’ problems

By KIERAN FINNANE A little remarked upon decision by the Alice Springs Town Council at the end of 2020 could put the community in...

‘Escalate’ to a meaningless curfew: Town Council

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council last night voted unanimously to back escalated measures by government to counteract antisocial and criminal behaviour, including a possible...

Policing Alice Springs: the missing links

By KIERAN FINNANE At the end of a long deputation by senior police to the Town Council on a recent uptick in crime and antisocial...

Vote for Deputy Mayor, a matter of allegiance not record

By KIERAN FINNANE For the first time, the Town Council has an Indigenous woman serving in the position of Deputy-Mayor. This would have been so...

‘We have lost control of the CBD’: Mayor

By KIERAN FINNANE Parrtjima withdrawing its events from the CBD needs to “get a reaction” from the Department of the Chief Minister (DCM),  the reinstated...

Ongoing discrimination at the library

By KIERAN FINNANE Update, 2 September 2020, 8.45am: An entity associated with the Bahá'í community has been contracted by the Town Council to run a youth...
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Telstra troubles in Alice

By OSCAR PERRI Telstra is continuing its efforts to build a mobile phone tower to service areas south of The Gap with an NTCAT challenge...

Indigenous businesses: looking for way to the top

By ERWIN CHLANDA Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA) says it wants to accel­er­ate the growth of five local Indigenous enterprises "through inten­sive men­tor­ship, project-based learn­ing, and...

‘ABSTUDY stops, holds students back’

By OSCAR PERRI Having more Aboriginal lawyers and professionals is the place to start solving crime issues of Alice Springs, but the government is not...

50 years of netball in The Alice

By STEVE MENZIES There will be a certain off-court focus for the KFC Alice Springs Netball Association this weekend. This is despite the feature match of...