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Productivity Commission wants to axe concessions in bush

Zone Tax Offset as well as employer provided housing concessions should go, says the commission, potentially hitting people including emergency and medical personal permanently stationed in remote communities.. MICHAEL TRULL reports.


UPDATE February 27, 3.30pm: The Minerals Council of Australia welcomes the news the Morrison Government will not be acting on the recommendations.

Saddle up and disconnect from everyday life



Traversing the West MacDonnell Ranges, yarning about outback families facing challenges, overcoming adversity and developing resilience in their everyday lives – that's what Horses for Courses is all about.

She lived where life is what you make it

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Mining, nursing, delivering babies, shopkeeping and reading bureaucrats the riot's act – it was all in a day's work for Joan Johannsen (pictured). From information provided by husband Lindsay Johannsen.

Qantas to trial satellite WiFi serving the outback

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Satellite WiFi is still a rocky road but NBN is getting there for people in the outback, writes John SimonChief Customer Officer.


Outback lobbies concerned over telephone services

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Transferring telephone voice services in the bush from copper wire to satellite may not be a good idea, writes Teresa Corbin, CEO of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.


When desert parenting worked



Child health and the pitfalls of progress. ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with John Boulton at the Caring for Country Kids conference underway in Alice Springs. Photo: Bradshaw School students took part in the conference yesterday. The student leadership group met Megan Mitchell, the Australian Children's Commissioner.


Jobs the answer to plight in the bush

Whites get the jobs that should go to Aborigines, writes Dennis Braun.

Derailment halts trains between Adelaide and Darwin

A derailment 30 km north of Marla in South Australia’s Outback, may delay train services "slightly".


Govt pays Telstra half for new outback mobile services




But no cost share in revenue. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


CAT's outback mobile hotspot gets government funding




The NT Government will provide $360,000 over four years to install 22 "mobile hotspots" in Central Australia's outback.


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