"Now is the time for businesses to put together new financial plans, to set short, medium and long term goals, create action plans, and execute them," says NT Chamber of Commerce CEO Greg Ireland (pictured).
Talks between the Town Council and Mparntwe custodians about the national Aboriginal art gallery haven't even started, and the relationships with the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Central Australia need "re-igniting". So says Cr Marli Banks, pictured holding daughter Maringka Abbott, with NSW Cr Helen L’Organe at the Australian Local Government Women's Association Annual Conference in Sydney.
A claim by the Darwin based Chamber of Commerce CEO, Greg Bicknell, that the National Aboriginal Art Gallery should be built in the ANZAC Oval precinct, is short on documentation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The "preferred" ANZAC Hill site. The high school is in the centre, part of the oval at right.
The Alice Springs make or break project, the Aboriginal national art gallery, has the town – breathlessly – waiting for the NT Government's basic research: “We have been advised this information is being compiled and will be made available shortly," says the Chamber of Commerce chairman Dave Batic (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Drunks in Alice Springs street first thing this morning while in Tennant Creek, police fail to prevent drunken mayhem, writes Kay Eade (pictured),Executive Officer, Chamber of Commerce Northern Territory. Ms Eade provides a link to the detailed reasons of the Director-General of Licensing for imposing temporary restrictions on Tennant Creek, which included recent increases of 200%+ in some alcohol-related offences.
More vigorous promotion of tourism, cheap flights, a "yes" to fracking if it's "sustainable and environmentally friendly," getting the national Indigenous cultural centre out of the starting blocks after seemingly endless consultation and better luck with the latest CBD upgrade. All that's part of the town's 2018 agenda as seen by Kay Eade, Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce in Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.