Friday, May 14, 2021

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Candidate Cocking: Council must drive the town

Jimmy Cocking is clearly taking his pitch for Mayor and Councillor later this year more seriously than most: To gain a second term in...

Council provides ammunition for smashing windows

By ERWIN CHLANDA A long-time businessman says the council is inadvertently providing the missiles used to break windows in the Mall. Darren Burton says he will...

Mayoral race: And they’re off!

By ERWIN CHLANDA The first announcement has been made about joining the race for Mayor next year: Councillor Eli Melky (pictured) is – reluctantly, he...

Council must lead on youth crime, fund drop-in centre: Marli Banks

By ERWIN CHLANDA A councillor will challenge the town’s local government tonight to not only to become a leader in the fight against juvenile crime,...

Paterson stands for Territory Alliance

 

 

The Deputy Mayor (pictured in a charity ride from Alice Springs to Adelaide before public office) joins Mayor in quest for a seat in Parliament.

Barkly Council adopts COVID-19 relief measures

 

 

Rates and charges reviewed, rates debt moratorium, civic projects brought forward to "keep the Barkly strong," writes Mayor Steven Edgington (pictured).

Conflict of interest raised in council's rejection of gallery offer

 

The Town Council rejects the NT Government's Aboriginal art gallery offer as Ministers Wakefield (left) and Moss (right) raise the question whether a "conflict of interest exists with their elected officials". Mayor Damien Ryan has announced he will be a CLP candidate at the next election. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Gunner goofs: No council ‘decisions’ on gallery site

 

 

"Who is the Chief Minister talking to," asks Cr Marli Banks (pictured in the centre of the photo) who says, contrary to his assertion, there is no formal decision on the civic centre swap. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Code of conduct allegations 'vexatious, frivolous' – councillor

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Councillor Jimmy Cocking (pictured) is speaking out about a code of conduct process on which there are finally some findings. It dates back to an event in January this year, has been conducted in secrecy, into allegations not publicly disclosed, made by a person still unknown and investigated by a government appointed committee whose membership has been kept secret. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 5.28pm: Department answers questions from the Alice Springs News Online – well, some of them.

NT Govt persists with push for Anzac Oval ownership

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Arts Minister Lauren Moss (pictured) does not explain how, and does not agree to an interview by the Alice Springs News Online at which she would have been asked about compulsory acquisition.

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