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Queensland hotspots revoked

Greater Queensland as a hotspot has been revoked this morning for the purposes of travel to the Northern Territory, including the City of Brisbane,...

Showing movies where there’s no cinema

By JULIUS DENNIS "Creating high quality cinematic experiences in places that don't have cinemas, or are hundreds and hundreds of kilometres away from cinemas." That's...

COVID makes Territorians more likely to stay

Sentiments towards staying in the Northern Territory have grown since before the pandemic, especially for young people. This is what Northern Institute researchers found at...

Government gets $446m in mineral royalties

By ERWIN CHLANDA The NT Government collected $446m – about 10% – in royalties from $4.6 billion worth of ore sold by the mining companies...

Cut Federal funds to bring NT in line on debt: Sam McMahon

By ERWIN CHLANDA CLP Senator Sam McMahon says the way to rein in the Territory’s massive debt may need to be a cut to funding...

Becoming more than a quarry

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Iron Boomerang project, which aims at exporting steel instead of iron ore and coal, using an east-west railway running through the...

Cabinet: Mega department, mega debt

  By ERWIN CHLANDA Chief Minister Michael Gunner (pictured) has given himself the portfolio of Treasurer previously held by Nicole Manison, presiding over a deficit approaching...

New government may find itself ‘in a terrible mess’

By ROLF GERRITSEN Re-printed by permission from The Conversation. In February this year, the resignation of a member of the Legislative Assembly prompted a by-election in...

COVID staff fail to apply hunger strikers health protocols used in prisons

By ERWIN CHLANDA NT government COVID personnel are in breach of standard Correctional Services protocols for dealing with people going on a hunger strike which...

COVID waste a danger for school kids: quarantined hunger striker

By ERWIN CHLANDA Hunger striker Braedon Earley, who is detained in the Howard Springs COVID quarantine station, says rubbish he has seen around what amounts...
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Mobile mansions bad match for Finke River

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Wallabies in the town’s heart

By ALEX NELSON Where does one go to get a good view of endangered black-footed rock wallabies? Simpsons Gap? Ormiston Gorge? Standley Chasm, or any...