Professional correspondence between the Alice Springs News Online and the Chief Minister's department was passed on to lawyers for Cliff Weeks (pictured) whose quarter of a million dollars a year appointment to the department's Alice Springs office is subject to defamation action against The Australian newspaper. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
A Western Australian facing serious criticism in his past job will take the top NT public service job in Alice while Bruce Deans, a former leading light in commerce and volunteer work, gets passed over. No comment from Dale Wakefield. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo from TV documentary Cry from the Heart.