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NT support for business, householders now reaches $300m

 

 

Chief Minister Michael Gunner (pictured) announces initiatives on payroll and utilities, urges council to drop rates, mandates longer periods of negotiation between tenants and landlords and fairer terms so that businesses and households can get through the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 form targets wrong risk group: Cattlemen

 

The NT Government as part of its Covid-19 strategy is requiring some pastoralists to have a form to travel on their own properties, while people are bypassing police checkpoints, including by traveling along the rail corridor, to reach major towns, writes Ashley Manicaros (pictured), CEO, Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association.

Public cut off from MacDonnell national parks

 

West and East MacDonnell national parks are in effect cut off from visitors as The Centre's iconic cool weather approaches, and purpose of the COVID-19 facility on the Ross Highway is explained. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE April 9, 1.15pm

South Australian parks are open for locals to visit.

 

UPDATE April 10 at 11am Some areas in the East MacDonnells near Ross River are open.

 

UPDATE April 12 at 12.30pm: Simpsons Gap national park is open.

Government transparency is still essential

 

 

The seriousness of the COVID crisis doesn’t give the Government a licence to cut corners with Territory taxpayers’ money, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

Government to pay for remote residents' COVID isolation

 

 

The NT Government will pay for the 14 day quarantine – likely to be at a hotel – required by people from remote areas returning to their communities. Independent Member for Araluen Robyn Lambley says she was told this by Police Commissioner Jamie Chalker during a briefing this morning. Meanwhile cops at bottleshops were alerted to the $750 "hardship payment" due today.  ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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