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Interstate COVID hotspots: Will the bad guys get caught?



Don't hold your breath for an answer from the NT Government. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

COVID: Vinnies has many first-time clients



People stranded in Alice need food, accommodation and reassurance that they are not alone. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Peta Brand runs the St Vincent de Paul store in Alice.

NT borders to open July 17

Tourism NT will be live with a national marketing campaign soon, according to an announcement today.

New COVID initiative rehashes old projects


A new committee, and new title for Minister Wakefield, will it make a difference? And can we afford it, asks Territory Alliance. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

UPDATE 9am: Federal home builder program will provide up to $25,000.

Health shines but internal travel control a ‘joke’



The Territory health system is coping admirably with COVID-19 but bush roads are busy as drivers are getting around Biosecurity Checkpoints: It could be a worry if the pandemic has a second peak. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Masters Games this October, not 2022: Lambley



The Masters Games should have been held this October for Territorians, and others if the borders are open, not postponed to 2022, writes Robyn Lambley.

No active COVID-19 cases in the NT

All 30 of the cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in the Northern Territory were connected to interstate or overseas travel.

High season caravan occupancy rate: Zero.


Tourism industry pioneer Brendan Heenan says if the NT borders are not open by July then his, all other Alice caravan parks, the pubs, clubs, restaurants, accommodation, tourist attractions, souvenir shops won’t have a 2020 season. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: In a normal season the space behind Brendan Heenan is filled with caravans.


UPDATE 6.40pm May 17: Half a million caravanners and campers are ready to hit the road within two months.

The first beer




The first beer under the new rules was served in the Todd Tavern in the Mall a few minutes ago. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Steiner School not fazed by COVID precautions



Students already use a single classroom for the entire day and are generally taught by only one teacher, and some lessons were on Zoom. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

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