The kind of jobs Aborigines and inclined towards – working as rangers and interpreters – will mesh in well with the opportunities in the tourism industry enhanced by the new Mereenie Loop Road. ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with Stuart MLA Scott McConnell (at right). PHOTO: Palm Valley.
Transparency and public interest get ground up in the wheels of the Giles Government's spin machine. Part of the puff are projects with little substance behind them: It is a proposed wilderness lodge (pictured) near Hermannsburg the latest example? ERWIN CHLANDA comments.
Following the signing of an MOU at Hermannsburg (Ntaria) this morning, the community’s historic precinct and tearooms are open again, under the management of Finke River Mission. The precinct, a popular destination for tourists, has been closed since late last year. KIERAN FINNANE reports.