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The gap between activists and those they are speaking for

PART TWO by ROGER STEELE and DON FULLER Most Indigenous government programs continue to treat Indigenous people as one, very similar group and fail to...

Don’t ask and you won’t be told bull

By ERWIN CHLANDA The contempt of the NT political machinery for the public it is meant to be serving is becoming scandalous. Example One: A member...

Feds cash: Hand-outs or hand-ups?

By ERWIN CHLANDA A simple road can clearly be a very different thing to different people. For Protect Country Alliance spokesperson Dan Robins the Morrison Government...

Crossed Ts, dotted Is: Closing The Gap needs more

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA Aboriginal people have done well surviving in arduous conditions for 50,000 years but it is questionable that they will survive the...

CAAMA: No news is good news?

 

Has CEO Karl Hampton resigned? While preaching transparency CAAMA isn't practising it. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

Reader claims: CAAMA sold its majority share holding in Imparja. No comment from CAAMA.

Loss of Community Safety Patrol in Central Desert

 

 

The Central Desert Regional Council stands to lose its community safety patrol program because of funding changes, writes Diane Hood (pictured), the CEO of the council.

Fixing taps or fixing policy?

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After decades of arguing about remote housing, consultants are still paid well for big words while the people on the ground could be taught to fix the small jobs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Pictured: A kit to fix leaking taps.

Indigenous gallery: Show me the money!

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The interest repayments on the Territory debt will be more than $10m PER WEEK in 2020/21. For our tiny NT population of just 245,000, this is not sustainable, writes MLA for Araluen Robyn Lambley.

Lots of help for woman, none for the man

Support agency admits it's a massive problem, writes distressed Alice Springs man.

It's not money that makes the NT political world go round

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Seats come cheap in the Territory, with only around $3m all up swirling around in declared campaign funding. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: On 2016 NT election night, Warren Snowdon takes a well calculated guess that Dale Wakefield will knock off Adam Giles.

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