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Councillors kept in the dark on TO patrol

By KIERAN FINNANE The high expectations – amongst councillors and in the community – of the Traditional Owner Foot Patrol have snagged on the recently...

Town Council’s lack of transparency a critical issue in this election year

By KIERAN FINNANE The first Councillor Marli Banks (pictured) knew of the Town Council’s proposed CBD patrol involving Traditional Owners was an agenda item in...

Diminished role for councillors or greater efficiency?

By KIERAN FINNANE There is some resistance to the efficiency broom being swept through council by CEO Robert Jennings and Director of Corporate Services Sabine...

Removing blankets from public places



Council rangers were “doing wrong”, some people are sick, it is a “worry when they have nowhere to stay”, the Town Council heard. The Alice Springs News asked for an update on current practice. 


Councillors: do we need Federal intervention on 'crime wave'?

Councillor Eli Melky revealed a certain ignorance of Australian history at last night's council meeting, suggesting that appeals be made to the Governor-General  to help Alice Springs deal with its “crime wave”. Since 1975, the year of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s dismissal, the intervention of the G-G in our politics and governance has been a sore point for many Australians. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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