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Robberies in Central Business District

Police are investigating a series of robberies overnight in the Alice Springs CBD. Just after 9pm In Todd Street a man was knocked to...

The spin-off could be greater than the actual Parrtjima

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Pick the best out of Parrtjima – four of its “spaces” – and instal them in the CBD, not for seven days a year, but 365. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Define gallery purpose before picking a site: Bruce Walker

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The community leader puts froward a thorough-going proposal to “re-set” the debate on the national Aboriginal art gallery, arguing the divisive issue of location should be put aside in favour of more clearly defining the project’s purpose. Dr Walker is pictured with Peter Renehan, chairman of the Centre for Appropriate Technology, native title holder and son of Doris Stuart, Mparntwe apmereke-artweye. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Desert Festival: The CBD will be the stage

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Desert Festival 2018 season to be extended to October 13. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Craig Mathewson's Dusty Feet Dance Collective used Todd Mall locations for his 2013 festival production.

CBD planning: The vibrants are at it again

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Another town plan in the making: The public is invited to have its say but it appears much is already set in concrete. It seems the government is hoping it will get leave to squeeze the town's future into a template already cast. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


The Budget's $20m CBD puzzle



What deal is Alice getting in the 2017/18 Budget for the "revitalisation" of the CBD? The $20m promised could be a long way away, reports ERWIN CHLANDA. Photo: The Mall when it's buzzing.


UPDATE 2:30pm


10 ideas for revitalising the Alice Springs CBD

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While the government is still scratching its head about how to spend $20m it has announced, the Independent Member for Araluen, Robyn Lambley (pictured), isn't backward in coming forward.


Making the CBD vibrant, again: Detail, please.




While Alice hasn't got it thinking cap on yet about how to do it, Darwin's agenda is on the board. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA. PHOTO: The empty Mall.


Man charged with rape in CBD




Police charge man with sexual intercourse without consent, aggravated assault and stealing near Flynn Church (pictured).


Law enforcement leads changes to CBD




Location, location, location. I think that real estate mantra sums up why the former video shop then Government’s Alcohol Courts opposite Billy Goat Hill will not be converted into a Supreme Court.

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