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COVID staff fail to apply hunger strikers health protocols used in prisons

By ERWIN CHLANDA NT government COVID personnel are in breach of standard Correctional Services protocols for dealing with people going on a hunger strike which...

COVID waste a danger for school kids: quarantined hunger striker

By ERWIN CHLANDA Hunger striker Braedon Earley, who is detained in the Howard Springs COVID quarantine station, says rubbish he has seen around what amounts...

Driver arrested after running COVID checkpoint

A man who ran a COVID control point was stopped by police with tyre deflation devices 20 km west of Katherine on the Victoria...

Air travellers: Who controls pandemic rules?

UPDATE August 4, 9.13am: The source for this report is Darwin businessman and former 1Territory Party president, Braedon Earley (at left). This morning he went...

Some students start Term 3 in quarantine

Students who have travelled from interstate who are required to quarantine will be supported by their school to engage in remote learning from the start of the term, according to a media release from Minister for Education, Selena Uibo.

Rush for answers after four years of idleness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gunner, Finocchiaro present fuzzy ideas to get us out of the pandemic chaos. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

COVID kindling set to ignite with a single spark

 

 

The serious outbreaks of community transmission of the coronavirus across Victoria and in Sydney make it look increasingly likely that severe restrictions will need to be reimposed in those places, and the Northern Territory needs "hard borders" to hotspots, writes DONNA AH CHEE (pictured) in an Op Ed for the Alice Springs News. She is the CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

July 17 COVID-19 questions

 

 

SA border to Alice Springs trip takes three days? Buy food and fuel but not groceries? Submit travel details to authorities 72 hours after entering the Territory? COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Why was supervised quarantine not brought forward as Victoria’s outbreak worsened?

 

Daily monologues and chest beating by the Chief Minister and the Health Minister cannot replace flexible adaptation to the pandemic's rapid changes, nor the obligation to provide information requested in the public interest. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.

 

UPDATE 2pm: Passenger numbers provided by airport manager Dave Batic. A 96.3% drop in May.

 

UPDATE 2pm from Secure NT.

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