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Council goes to water on Willshire Street

By KIERAN FINNANE A majority of councillors last night voted to take no further action on the renaming of Willshire Street. This comes six months...

New environment laws to follow broad consultation

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The Government has moved one step closer to introducing its new environment protection legislation following extensive community consultation, writes Eva Lawler, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources.

Government deception clouds gallery debate

2578 Advocate poster 1 SM2578 Advocate poster 2 SMThe bitter debate about the proposed National Aboriginal Art Gallery has long ago crystallised into whether it should be on the Anzac Oval site or not. The council, due to debate the issues in a few minutes, had no trouble understanding that and it formulated its poll accordingly. But the government conflated opposition to the Anzac option with opposition to the gallery, which flawed its "consultation" from the beginning. IMAGES: Read the fine print. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Gallery at Anzac consult: council hurries to meet govt deadline

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If the Town Council wants to consult the community over the future of Anzac Oval it had better get a move on: this was essentially the message from Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss after council met with her and Braitling MLA Dale Wakefield on 5 July. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

At last, public will get a say on Anzac Oval: Town Council

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Council has unanimously supported Cr Jimmy Cocking’s motion to carry out its own consultation, with full public participation, on the fate of the oval. Better late than never. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Gallery: Friday is the day

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It's the only and last chance for people to have a say on the National Indigenous Art Gallery, writes  Robyn Lambley (pictured)Independent Member for Araluen.

National Indigenous gallery process hijacked?

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KIERAN FINNANE comments on the current consultation about a possible site for a project we know very little about and on which we are yet to hear from the Minister (pictured) or the committee co-chairs.

CBD planning: The vibrants are at it again

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Another town plan in the making: The public is invited to have its say but it appears much is already set in concrete. It seems the government is hoping it will get leave to squeeze the town's future into a template already cast. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Schools lobby hits out at Education Minister

We're asking the Education Minister, why the urgency with the Education Bill, writes Tabby Fudge, President Northern Territory Council of Government School Organisations (COGSO).


LETTER: Mandatory rehabilitation bill must be released for public consultation

The NT Government to release its mandatory rehabilitation legislation for public consultation prior to the next Parliamentary sittings in mid-May, writes Priscilla Collins, CEO of the Aboriginal Peak Organisations NT.

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