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Mega-department created from secret report

The regions have been stripped of a say on local health by Labor reversing CLP reforms in 2014 which ensured decision-making isn’t solely driven...

Government gets tough on crime

By ERWIN CHLANDA The government is bringing in a significant suite of new measures to cut crime including "tougher than ever consequences for breach of...

Tough China questions for Labor’s Lingiari candidate

I sent the following open letter to Marion Scrymgour (at right). A little over a year ago, while in your position as CEO of the...

The people must use the power they have

Good morning, readers, and welcome to 2021 when clearly people at the grassroots will need to more fully take charge of their future. There’s a...

Head count – tourists or cattle

By ERWIN CHLANDA A cow is worth $1100. The carrying capacity of cattle land in The Centre is two cows per square kilometre. They are...

Second hand Santa

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA There is nothing new on the wish list that Alice Springs is handing to Santa each year, and we still haven't...

Mining wealth portrayed as certainty – again

By ERWIN CHLANDA Is it the news that Arafura Rare Earths, 135 kilometres north of Alice Springs, "will produce" something which is "in high demand...

Government pays $800,000 a day in interest

 

This Labor Government’s fixation on spending money like a kid in a lolly shop is irresponsible, and their red tape preventing private sector investment is killing the economy, writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro (pictured).

Fire, climate change: Where are our leaders?

Increasing climate change disaster is becoming ever more obvious:  Do our political leaders have the required social nous to act sensibly?  Aye, that’s the rub; and our disquiet, writes Dennis Nicholls of Scullin, ACT.

Council says 'no' to government gallery offer

 

 

$20m is not enough, the council decided in a secret meeting last night. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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