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Second hand Santa

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA There is nothing new on the wish list that Alice Springs is handing to Santa each year, and we still haven't...

Santa trades sleigh for ute, delivers Icy Poles



The Icy Pole Treat, in its 40th year, is aiming to give every kid in Alice Springs, including the kids at the hospital and the town camps, a visit from Santa at Christmas time, write Ben Crawford and Steve Langdon, of the Apex Club Central Australia.

LETTER: 110 days of peace in Yuendumu

Yes, we crossed 110 days of peace, writes Madhu Panthee, on behalf of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee and its chairman, Robert Jampijinpa Robertson.

Looking for Christmas

And so it begins ... the mass exodus towards the coasts, towards international airports, family homes, romantic getaways, relly bashes of epic proportions or a bit of down time. Whatever way, there’s a lot of work being put in at this time of  year – finishing projects, tying up loose work ends, attending end of year dos, making Christmas cards, making lists, the mind running double time and, god forbid, all this whilst moving house!

Where is Christmas in Alice Springs when you're one of the many movers? I was involved in the kid’s Christmas carnival, themed around a crazy Alice in Wonderland tea party on miniature mushroom shaped furniture. The kids (and I) loved it but I didn’t see Christmas. And even though the big Christmas tree has been lit and carols by candlelight have been sung, I’m still not feeling it.


Pictured above: Alice kids and families waiting for the town Christmas tree to be lit. Photo courtesy Alice Springs Town Council.

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