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Pandemic car sales bonanza

By ERWIN CHLANDA After 45 years of selling cars, partly in Alice Springs including the past seven year, Stephen Rogers (at right) thought he’d seen...

COVID-19 lock-up: Room service with a difference

 

 

Making the most of having to spend two weeks in a room: “I decided in my mind it is a wonderful room. It’s all a matter of attitude,” says scientist Jocelyn Davies (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA with JULIUS DENNIS.

Ross quarantine facility: advice to residents today

 

 

The facility is expected to be operational by 1 April. Hang on, that was yesterday.

A fourth Central Australian case diagnosed

 

 

An Alice Springs woman who recently returned from the Gold Coast is in the care of Alice Springs Hospital after being in self-quarantine since her return.

 

UPDATE 3 April 2020, 9.45am: Now it's four.

Council meeting under COVID-19 lockdown


 
Held online for the first time, the formal rules mostly went out the window and a more relaxed atmosphere settled in. It helped that we were variously assembled in our home offices slash bedrooms or sitting rooms, and that to be heard everyone was allowed to but in. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

US Marines Rotation postponed, but what about Pine Gap?

There is no such clarity on the movements of personnel in and out of Pine Gap, although on the face of it incoming personnel should be going into mandatory 14-day quarantine.

 

Coping in the CV-19 world: what we can do for ourselves

 

Our face-to-face social lives, outside of home, have shrunk to contact with just one other person at a time!  And in any case we are supposed to stay at home as much as we can. KIERAN FINNANE asked Louise Samways, a local clinical and health psychologist, about her tips for coping and adapting.

Territory Alliance looking beyond COVID-19

 

 

We believe the Commonwealth Government, in working with financial institutions, should provide a business rental rebate of 75% which can be paid to landlords who accept 75% of rents as full payment, writes Terry Mills (pictured), Territory Alliance.

Do what I do: a lesson for the government, police

 

Beyond the distress to Atitjere (Harts Range) community, significant damage has been done to the credibility of the government’s messaging and the community’s trust in its ability to play by its own rules. COMMENT by KIERAN FINNANE

Return to community scramble to beat ban

If they do not leave today they will have to self-quarantine for 14 days. That would mean being alone and having no contact with family, they are being told. 

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