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US far right in the centre of OZ

COMMENT by JULIUS DENNIS When you move to a new area one of the first things you do is join the local community Facebook group....

Southern half of the NT: Chansey Paech is the go-to

By ERWIN CHLANDA New NT Government Minister Chansey Paech says the election has made it clear there is no majority opposition to building the national...

Damien Ryan: I am the Mayor again

By ERWIN CHLANDA Updated 5pm: Damien Ryan has just told the Alice Springs News that he has resumed his role as the Mayor of Alice Springs. Earlier...

Ex-mayor fails in tilt for Assembly seat

By ERWIN CHLANDA Former mayor Damien Ryan (pictured) has been unsuccessful in his tilt at Territory politics for the CLP, failing to unseat the Territory...

Lambley leading in Araluen, Yan in Namatjira, postal votes now to be counted

By ERWIN CHLANDA On the count as of late on Wednesday this week, Robyn Lambley (Territory Alliance) would retain her seat of Araluen by 17...

Glen Auricht swing voter in council plot

By ERWIN CHLANDA Former councillors Marli Banks and Matt Paterson are incensed about a move, foreshadowed for Monday’s meeting, they see as a plot 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...

New government may find itself ‘in a terrible mess’

By ROLF GERRITSEN Re-printed by permission from The Conversation. In February this year, the resignation of a member of the Legislative Assembly prompted a by-election in...

Lambley ahead of ex-mayor Ryan, Wakefield likely to lose Braitling

By ERWIN CHLANDA When counting stopped last night in the 2020 Territory election, on two candidate preferred votes Robyn Lambley (Territory Alliance) stood to keep...

Juvenile justice: Return to failed programs?

OpEd by KIRSTEN WILSON Crime is a common political battleground – and nowhere more so than the Northern Territory. Four years ago, Labor swept into...
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NT Government closes Aboriginal school on ‘false information’

By JULIUS DENNIS The spokesperson for the Yipirinya School board elected at its AGM in November 2020 says “the board was dissolved because of false...

Repairing social relations, repairing infrastructure

By KIERAN FINNANE The best ways to revitalise the Alice Springs CBD may well come from moves other than public works – notoriously slow anyway....

Melky to stand for Mayor in August

By ERWIN CHLANDA Councillor for 10 years Eli Melky will be standing for Mayor it the local government election in August on a platform of...

Citrus one of many plants for May

By GEOFF MIERS The Covid-19 movement restrictions had an upside: Many people turned to gardening. May is a fantastic month for it as daytime temperatures...