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Road upgrades, and not much else for The Centre

By OSCAR PERRI Yesterday’s Federal Budget promises little change for the lives of Central Australians aside from a continuation of upgrade work on the Stuart...

NT Budget: Little new for The Centre

The Territory Government is providing more land for homes in Alice Springs, including $8.3m for release of another stage of Kilgariff Estate, according to...

Gunner’s Budget: Don’t Mention The War in Alice Springs

By ERWIN CHLANDA The words “Alice Springs” were not spoken by Chief Minister and Treasurer Michael Gunner today when he handed down the 2020-21 Budget,...

Top-down Budget: Launch in Darwin, Alice gets it on social media

By ERWIN CHLANDA "There is no budget event in Alice Springs. "The Chief Minister’s budget launch and speech will be available from the Chief Minister’s Facebook...

Not a lot for Centre in trillion dollar deficit Budget

By ERWIN CHLANDA There is significant additional money in the Budget for roads across the NT but “nothing I can specifically identify for Central Australia,”...

Only way Feds would bail out the NT is by taking it over

By ERWIN CHLANDA A common view is that Canberra will bail out the Territory from the Gunner Government’s record debt which is tipped to grow...

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.

Territorians need truth on economy and government finances

 

 
 

John Langalount, the Head of the Review into NT Budget repair found that NT Budgets had been treated more like “rough guides” rather than serious financial plans. Now Territorians can expect another “rough guide” for a fiscal outlook. Professor DON FULLER comments, Part 6.

The grandstand and grandstanding

 

 

Millions for a drinks company on the rocks and a grandstand for the Darwin Turf Club as the Territory stumbles towards a record debt: In Part Five of his series Professor DON FULLER further assesses the Gunner Government which now may be within days of its demise. PHOTO: A bloated bureaucracy.

Gunner Government: Budget misuse and democracy collide

 

 

The Territory election is two months away, the COVID-19 shutdown is relaxing, and voters now have to grapple with its impact in the context of  the Gunner Government's fiscal chaos. That has resulted in a record debt – so far – of more than $7 billion. Professor DON FULLER is casting a light on these issues.

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