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Natural gas: Anything you can do I can do better


With the election approaching the CLP and the ALP have agreed that fracking gas is good for business. Now they are going hand-in-hand on hydrogen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE July 20: Minister Wakefield has replied the government received $445.6m from gas royalties in 2018/19.

Tweedledum and Tweedledee both like fracking

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Country Liberal Party says “it is going for gas,” quoting the possible creation of 13,600 jobs and $3.7 billion in tax...

Chief Minister mum on money, again




The Gunner Government has again shut down real transparency on the Territory’s books in the Public Accounts Committee, the forum the government promised would be the outlet for scrutiny and openness, Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured) writes.

Mayor Ryan misses council meeting, campaigns as CLP candidate



CLP Opposition announcement about candidate Damien Ryan is likely to further fuel the controversy about his conflict of interest. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

CLP wants relief from payroll tax, power & water charges



This would create immediate cash flow, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

Youth offenders: CLP would overturn presumption of bail



The Territory’s victims of crime were left out of the Labor Government’s minds when drafting this legislation, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

CLP would return 'Juvie' to Corrections. Curfew maybe.




"Every youth offender will, if diverted, undertake community service," says Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

CLP candidate Mayor puts demands to Labor CM



Mayor Ryan's demands for measures "to ensure the short and long term safety and healthy future of the community" may have a stronger impact if it had come from a more independent or impartial local government leader rather than one who has declared his hand as a candidate to run against the current Gunner Labor Government at the 2020 election, writes Mark Smith (pictured).

How do NT Labor and the CLP rate on heritage?



Labor’s track record is showing up as considerably worse than the CLP of old and can only be considered a complete and utter betrayal in abject subservience to unaccountable commercial interests, comments ALEX NELSON.

Labor, CLP discuss preference swaps: Scott McConnell


Candidates of the major parties set to gang up on independents in history-making deals. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Scott McConnell.


UPDATE Oct 9, 1pm: Ms Wakefield and Mr Ryan have neither confirmed nor denied the accuracy of reports received by Mr McConnell.

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