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Town Council’s lack of transparency a critical issue in this election year

By KIERAN FINNANE The first Councillor Marli Banks (pictured) knew of the Town Council’s proposed CBD patrol involving Traditional Owners was an agenda item in...

Waive rates for a quarter says Cr Marli Banks


 
Now is the time, given the unprecedented Coronavirus shutdown, that people are finding it hard to meet their bills and they are looking to council to help, she says. KIERAN FINNANE reports. Cr Banks is pictured at council's last Zoom meeting.

Council sharpens focus on protecting water from fracking

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Council, on the urging of Cr Marli Banks (pictured), will ask the Chief Minister to put the Alice Springs Water Control District specifically off limits for shale gas exploration as well as production. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Ratepayer, do you want your money back?

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In a surprise turnaround a majority of councillors have supported Cr Eli Melky's motion. It suggests a shift in the balance of power on council. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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