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‘Decolonising’ food is aim of new group

By JULIUS DENNIS "Decolonising" the diet of people in Central Australia, particularly of the Indigenous community, is a promising way to improve health.  That view was...

The first beer

 

 

 

The first beer under the new rules was served in the Todd Tavern in the Mall a few minutes ago. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Cops at bottlos: how it works, and how it doesn't

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What makes a belief "reasonable" that grog will be taken to a prohibited area? Flaws that can be fixed are compromising a successful scheme. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Matty Day wants kerbside recycling

 

 

 

Town Council candidate Matty Day (pictured) says he will push for a “Kick it to the Kerb” day when residents can recycle household items.

What the Feds can do for our tourism

 

 

 

 

Luxury tent accommodation at Ormiston Gorge, a tethered balloon at Uluru and mountain biking in the hills around The Alice are ideas that may attract Federal grants for businesses under schemes that should continue after the elections, says Tourism Central Australia boss Jaclyn Thorne (pictured). AT LEFT: Mountain bike rider Corey Gerdsen on top of the world – well, the Alice hills, anyway.

What the Mayor doesn't want to talk about

 

 

 

Alice Springs Mayor Damien Ryan is trying to keep the lid on events within the council which occurred since last Friday. Information about the draft Budget was withheld – unnecessarily – from the public for three days, and there are indications that a serious rift has developed between the Mayor and the majority of the councillors. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The draft Budget document – kept under wraps for three days.

Iconic Mack to be top attraction

 

 

Is there such a thing as a "pure" Mack? Yes. You're looking at it. It's a Mack Superliner Mark I, 1985 vintage. It will be the jewel in the crown of the Mack pavilion under construction at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs. It was driven to Alice Springs from Perth by Dave Matthews (at right in the photo) and his son, James. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

LETTER: Don't frack up the great Central Australia!

Sir – Reading the Alice News every week, I am constantly disappointed in reading how the social fabric is far from improving.
Week after week, the main article is the good old alcohol abuse, followed by the known outcome of such abuse.

So, you have to ask yourself what next. Well, after reading the article by Bob Taylor dated March 21, I now Fracking know, writes Jim Cleary, from Colorado.

LETTER: The Banned Drinkers Register did NOT work

 

The Banned Drinkers Register did not reduce drunken violence on our streets and did not stop drunks accessing alcohol.
A huge haul of alcohol (picture courtesy police) obtained by Alice Springs Police today illustrates why the BDR simply did not work, writes Chief Minister Adam Giles.

LETTER: Inauguration of ICTV Channel 601 at Yuendumu

At 5pm CST on April 18 2013, Indigenous Community Television (ICTV) will officially commence full-time broadcasts on its own dedicated channel (601 on VAST). The occasion marks over 30 years of broadcasting in remote Indigenous communities.
Yuendumu, 300 km NW of Alice Springs, is the home of Warlpiri Media (now PAW Media & Communications), who shares with Ernabella (home of EVTV), the historic foundation of Indigenous television in Australia, writes Rita Cattoni, Manager, Indigenous Community Television Limited.

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