A prominent local puts her hand up for the Territory Alliance in Braitling held by Labor by the slimmest of margins. And the Chief Minister gets a caning for the keeping the West Macs locked down and his four year long futile campaign for a national Aboriginal gallery. The 2020 election campaign gathers momentum. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Robyn Lambley, Terry Mills and Dale McIver neatly separated during a media event today.
Scott McConnell (pictured), the current Member for Stuart, blames his former Labor colleague Dale Wakefield for "derailing" the National Indigenous Art Gallery and the Chief Minister for selling short the regions and Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
As the two day Labor Party conference turns into three, a detailed decision on fracking remains a work in progress. But Dale Wakefield (pictured), who will be taking on Chief Minister Adam Giles in Braitling, speaks out on a cultural centre, says cops at bottleshops could operate in tandem with a reborn BDR, doesn't rule out a Todd dam in response to increased flood insurance premiums, and says the $75m power station is shaping up as "another shameful legacy of the CLP government". ERWIN CHLANDA reports.