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Behind closed doors, council may be caving on Anzac Oval

By KIERAN FINNANE The Town Council has requested mediation, provided for under the Land Acquisition Act, as the NT Government pursues compulsory acquisition of Anzac...

Council must lead on youth crime, fund drop-in centre: Marli Banks

By ERWIN CHLANDA A councillor will challenge the town’s local government tonight to not only to become a leader in the fight against juvenile crime,...

Listen to the people, say Marli Banks and Brian Jeffries



A businesswoman and a retired Anglican Rector say the messages are there. Now the new government to be elected in August, in far-away Darwin, will need to take on board the special demands of The Centre. NEW SERIES by JULIUS DENNIS.

Cr Banks misses out on Deputy Mayor, Cr Paterson returned


Cr Banks had appealed to her colleagues to share the position around. It offers an opportunity to broaden one’s experience and to strengthen leadership skills, she said, and a vote for her would encourage other women to take up roles in local government. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Leadership and consultation can go hand-in-hand


Talks between the Town Council and Mparntwe custodians about the national Aboriginal art gallery haven't even started, and the relationships with the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Central Australia need "re-igniting". So says Cr Marli Banks, pictured holding daughter Maringka Abbott, with NSW Cr Helen L’Organe at the Australian Local Government Women's Association Annual Conference in Sydney. 

Gunner goofs: No council ‘decisions’ on gallery site



"Who is the Chief Minister talking to," asks Cr Marli Banks (pictured in the centre of the photo) who says, contrary to his assertion, there is no formal decision on the civic centre swap. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Price, Turnbull should pay for town council function: Cr Banks

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That should include catering, council venue hire, staff and administration costs because "the purpose of this event was to introduce and endorse the Federal Candidate for the seat of Lingiari, Jacinta Price," says Cr Marli Banks in a notice of motion, seconded by Cr Eli Melky. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTOS: Cr Price and Mr Turnbull • Cr Banks volunteering at an Old Timers Fete.

Candidate Marli Banks: less talk, more action

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Mother of two blends social activism with hard-nosed commercial acumen. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Ms Banks volunteering at the Old Timers Fete on Saturday.


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