Saturday, June 19, 2021

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Second hand Santa

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA There is nothing new on the wish list that Alice Springs is handing to Santa each year, and we still haven't...

Hotels to get “surge capacity” after COVID fiasco

UPDATE 4.30pm: Greater Adelaide to be revoked as a hotspot tomorrow. Those undertaking quarantine will be able to exit. By ERWIN CHLANDA Alice Springs has 1400...

How not to manage a pandemic

By ERWIN CHLANDA “No-one knew anything” is how Samantha Tran describes the mismanagement of people being forced into COVID quarantine this week. It began in Adelaide...

COVID: Opposition in Government’s footsteps

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Gunner Government's sole claim to fame, to have protected the NT from the ravages of COVID-18, which showed little sign of...

COVID infection questions about Howard Springs quarantine station

By ERWIN CHLANDA A former COVID sufferer was put in isolation in the in the Howard Springs quarantine facility after showing “weak positive result,” according...

Jobs, cash, debt, gas, solar and the world: Where to, Alice?

By ERWIN CHLANDA If the Territory's mammoth debt under our Labor government is keeping you awake at night, consider this: “It would now be damaging...

‘Business will have a key role in COVID recovery’

Stemming the outflow of skilled people, advocating measures against public disorder which keeps tourists and investors away, urging changes to the VET system and...

AFL’s varying COVID precautions raise questions

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Greetings, Erwin. I attended finals of the AFL code at Traeger Park. On the Saturday It was the grand final of the...

No need for Parrtjima hype: let the audience decide

By ERWIN CHLANDA  Parrtjima’s main light show is very impressive, projected onto two kilometres of mountain range and featuring effects on the ground close to...

Four more years of spin

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA “Media out!” That was the impertinent instruction from Dale Wakefield’s minder when I arrived at Labor’s “after party” in the Todd Tavern...
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Making water from air

By OSCAR PERRI Making water out of thin air? They're doing it in Tennant Creek. It's called atmospheric water capturing technology. Early results from the groundbreaking...

Crime, crime and more crime

Crime statistics for Alice Springs are continuing their way up. Figures released today comparing the year ending April 30, 2020 with the year ending April...

Hello frackers, you’re welcome

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Gunner Government’s decision to sacrifice an area bigger than Belgium to the fracking industry is stupid at a time when...

SA motor sport mates rally around driver in Finke fatal

By OSCAR PERRI The shocking death of a spectator at Tatts Finke Desert race last weekend has seen heartfelt sorrow from the off-road racing fraternity...