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Local peak coalition puts up surprising take on brighter future

By KIERAN FINNANE The acronym, CARGO, sounds cultish; the branding of priorities, “the Fantastic Five”, sounds like a kids’ adventure story, but behind them is...

Urgent police search for teenager

 

Police are urgently seeking to locate Ms Jenelli Jones (pictured) and Mr Levine Long.

 

UPDATE July 22

Clean energy the plank to rebuild the economy

 

 

"It means making sure that we are not contributing to the heating and cooking of the planet by releasing millions of tonnes of emissions into the atmosphere," says environmental activist Jimmy Cocking (at left) in an election preview. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

Rush for answers after four years of idleness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gunner, Finocchiaro present fuzzy ideas to get us out of the pandemic chaos. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Government finance: The Emperor unveiled

 

 

What lenders are very concerned about is the financial state of the Budget and in particular how much spending is exceeding revenue and how much debt the Territory has, writes Professor DON FULLER in the final part of his series about Northern Territory Budget issues. PHOTO: Treasurer Nicole Manison handing down the Budget in May 2018.

Heading into the Territory again

More than 1000 people crossed into the NT from South Australia at Kulgera, according to a police media release. The total at all borders was 2500.PHOTO: Caravanners heading north across the railway overpass this afternoon, with the West MacDonnells on the horizon.

 

UPDATE July 19: 730 more arrivals by road from South Australia in the 24 hours till 5am Sunday.

 

UPDATE July 20: Total now about 5000.

COVID kindling set to ignite with a single spark

 

 

The serious outbreaks of community transmission of the coronavirus across Victoria and in Sydney make it look increasingly likely that severe restrictions will need to be reimposed in those places, and the Northern Territory needs "hard borders" to hotspots, writes DONNA AH CHEE (pictured) in an Op Ed for the Alice Springs News. She is the CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

Crime against person up sharply in May

Car thefts down 27% as COVID-19 lock-down was in full swing.

$11m for 1.5km highway but cyclists don’t get lane

 

 

But the cycle club says the dual traffic lanes are OK and cyclists should not be in danger. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

July 17 COVID-19 questions

 

 

SA border to Alice Springs trip takes three days? Buy food and fuel but not groceries? Submit travel details to authorities 72 hours after entering the Territory? COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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