Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Tennant Creek's a party town, but the cost is high

Three hosts will have to add $1,099 each to the cost of their bash.

Even unpaid fines are spiralling out of control: Opposition

 

 

They almost doubled to $108m since Labor came to power.

Again: Skater fined for not showing ID – after doing so

 

 

 

 

 

Another skateboarder, Storm Vincent, has been fined $576 by town council rangers for not producing ID – which he had shown to rangers – and in addition, $144 for skateboarding in the CBD. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Council: Stuart statue back, feral trolleys tamed, CDL in limbo, 'no' to higher fines, WiFi for mall, dropped BDR empties river

 

 

The CDL saga goes on, a hike in fines is dropped, feral shopping trolleys are brought partly under control, and the statue of the explorer John McDouall Stuart (pictured during its unveiling followed by immediate removal) finally has a home. These were some of the issues discussed at last night's meeting of the Town Council committees. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Trucking … you gotta love it!

Amidst the crusty truckies at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame reunion in Alice Springs last week was one quite unlike the rest: she is a petite blonde driving the rig of the year, a 50 tonne Drake low loader pulled by a 550 horsepower Western Star – total value more than half a million dollars.
Perhaps the only hint there may be a woman driver behind the wheel is the prime mover's colour: pink.
Julie Gavin transports earthmoving and mining equipment all around Australia.

Does she know what the future will hold for the industry she loves? "Good question. What's next week's lotto numbers, Erwin?" ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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