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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.

Who gets free quarantine at this facility?

By ERWIN CHLANDA Who gets free accommodation for mandatory quarantine, normally costing $2500 according to Chief Minister Michael Gunner, in the new The Ross facility...

Who gets free quarantine here? Wakefield passes buck.


The 20-bed COVID quarantine facility on Ross Highway is free of charge. Does that include visitors from Victoria who Mr Gunner says will have to cough up $2500 each? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE July 10, 4.10pm We asked Minister for Families and MLA for Braitling, Dale Wakefield, would she save Territorians who want to see their loved ones from interstate $50,000 a fortnight? She said it's up to the Department of Health.

Government transparency, Gunner style


Picking winners is the Government's way of informing the public on a life and death issue. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE 11:50am

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